This is a weird problem, and I can't see to find an answer anywhere. I have a file with 5 images that I want to show inline. I'm sure this worked for me yesterday, but today I can not make it work.

If I toggle inline mode, C-c C-x C-v, I get the message 2 images displayed inline. However, I can click the three other links, and the images open in new buffers. I can also export the document to PDF using LaTeX, and the images show.

Any help is greatly appreciated!

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    I guess you could edebug-eval-defun on org-toggle-inline-images and step through it, and maybe that would show you what's going on and why it doesn't seem to be working.
    – user3871
    Commented Oct 14, 2016 at 10:18

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The solution turned out to be really simple. In fact I was just being stupid.

When I viewed my document I realized that the images that didn't show were missing the double square brackets before and after the image links. I guess the reason I didn't notice this in the beginning is that the square brackets also didn't occur for the images that showed: org-mode1

...until I tried to delete part of the line: org-mode2

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