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How do I add figures to my publications?

At the moment, it is only possible to add figures to Articles and Conference papers you've added on ResearchGate. In the future, it will also be possible for all other publication types.

There are different ways to add figures to your articles depending on whether they already have figures or not.


If your article doesn't have any figures:

1. Go to the publication you want to add figures to
2. Underneath the title, you'll find a box telling you if various elements are missing from your publication
3. Click on the icon for Figures and click the Upload figures button
4. Find and select the file you would like to add (we accept *.jpg, *.gif, *.png, *.tiff, and *.bmp formats)
5. Add a caption with a short explanation of the figure you just added (minimum 31 characters), then click Done
6. You will now see a preview of your figure and caption
7. If you wish to add more figures, simply click Upload Figures in the top left-hand corner of the box
8. Once you are done adding figures, simply click the X icon in the top right-hand corner of your screen.


If your publication already has figures added and you would like to add more:

1. Click on any figure on the publication page
2. Click the Upload Figures button that appears on the left-hand side
3. Find and select the file you would like to add as a figure (we accept *.jpg, *.gif, *.png, *.tiff, and *.bmp formats)
4. Add a caption with a short explanation of the figure you just added (minimum 31 characters), then click Done
5. You will now see a preview of your figure and caption
6. If you wish to add more figures, simply click Upload Figures again
7. If you have no more figures to add, click the icon in the top right-hand corner of your screen.

Note: You must always ensure that you have the right to publicly share any figures before doing so. 

How do I change, edit, or delete figures? 


1. Go to the publication page 
2. Click on the figure you want to change, edit or delete 
3. Click the blue edit icon in the shape of a pencil 
4. To replace the figure, click Replace Image in the bottom left-hand corner and select the file you want to replace it with, then click Done
5. If you just want to edit the caption, simply click in the caption box and edit the text, then click Done
6. To delete the entire figure including the caption, select the pencil icon to the right of the figure, select Delete figure and confirm by clicking Yes.

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