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Linking to old posts for common questions

Discussion in 'Sorcerous Sundries' started by SlickRCBD, Mar 7, 2016.

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    I've been seeing a couple issues come up repeatedly, such as how to edit an .ini file under Windows Vista or later. I've answered it several times.

    Is it better to do a copy/paste of the same answer with the procedure, or should I find one of my old posts, link to the post, and say "use the same procedure described here for this game, only choosing X file instead of Y file"?

    That is just one example, and I'm not sure which is better etiquette for this form.

    I'm considering keeping a "FAQ" file for here for this purpose for several questions or bits of advice that keep coming up.
     
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    Actually the best way to handle common issues like that would be to put it into the form of a short guide or FAQ in our resources section. That way it's always easily accessible to yourself and everyone else too.
     

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