I’m glad to discover that I can embed an image just by dragging and dropping an image from the folder in Finder.
However, doing this creates a copy. Eg. if I drag and drop ‘Image.png’, a moment later I also have ‘Image 1.png’
Does anyone know why and whether I can avoid it?
Doesn’t - in Markdown - an image reference have to point to a real file? Whether on the web or on disk? It seems natural to me that there would need to be a copy on drag and the image reference point to that copy.
If you just want to create a link without making a copy, hold
Ctrl - have a look
a moment later
A moment later. That sounds to me like you might have some kind of a syncing issue. Is this in a folder that is synced with some syncing service?
If one of the above answers solved the problem, cool. But I suspect there may be something else going on.
By default, when you drag, you should have:
your original image in your original folder, and
the new attached image in your attachments folder.
But it sounds like you are saying you end up with 3 images:
Your original image
your new attachment, and
a new copy of the attachment with a different name.
Is that right? Because that would mean you still have a strange issue happening.
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