Add an image into a note type?

Hey everyone! So basically i am a very lazy person, and i also make a lot of anki cards for economics which involves drawing on them using a market axis. Is there anyway i can permanently embed an image like this into a note type? Thank you!!!

It’s absolutely possible! I have done something similar together with a friend of mine for our Anki Deck about swiss mountains.

The basic idea is to store your picture in Anki2/User 1/media.collection/_yourpicture.fileextension

and then referencing it in your note type as in normal HTML:
<img src=_yourpicture.fileextension>

The underscore at the beginning of the file name is important iirc
Where exactly your Anki2 folder is is platform specific.

Edit: Or did I not quite understand your question correctly. Is it always the same image or differing ones?


Thank you so much!!! I’ll test this out right now thank you!!!

You’re welcome. Let me know if it works.

You might need to add some styling like width=100% and similar to your img tag for Anki to reliably render the picture.

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Yep that worked perfectly; thank you so much!!!

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Hey i tried that like you said but it didn´t work. When I learn those cards there is no image just the image icon even though i have stored the image in my media collection. Do you have any idea what I could have done wrong?

thank you

I see two problems here.

Invalid HTML

You forgot the opening quote for the src attribute.


<img src=_testpicture.png">


<img src="_testpicture.png">

Wrong reference

In your HTML you reference _testpicture, but your file is called testpicture. Rename it to _testpicture.png to fix your issue.


thank you so much it worked

thank you so much and one last question. Do you know how I can manage it to get the image into the right position because now I got the image and directly after it comes the text but i want it to be on top of the text.

Here you see an example card with an example picture

This should do the trick:

<img src="_testpicture">


If you want more space between the elements, you can do so with CSS in the styling section:

div {
  margin-top: 1em;