This tag is for questions specifically about the process of asking questions on Code Review; e.g. how to ask, whether specific questions are appropriate, etc.

What guidelines can a user follow to properly present a question at any SE site?

Man has made some machines that can answer questions provided the facts are profusely stored in them, but we will never be able to make a machine that will ask questions. The ability to ask the right question is more than half the battle of finding the answer.

Thomas J. Watson (1874-1956)

So, how can a user present the right question to the problem at hand? From the FAQ for Stack Exchange sites, there are some good clarifications on the subject:


Before placing a question

Before placing a question, please look around to see if your question has been asked before.

You have a vast number of options available, to perform a quick search and find out if your question has been asked before.

Take note that questions may be related with one another, even if the particulars of the problem aren't the same, the solution may work for both scenarios.

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