[Solved] How to mark a topic as solved



  • It seems to me as if a "standardized" way to mark a topic as solved by the submitter would be a very handy functional enhancement in the Forum.



  • I guess that at this point, the best thing you can do is add a solved tag. An admin will come by and add a [solved] to the title of your topic.


  • Moderators

    Just tag it as solved...



  • [quote author="Andre" date="1294765202"]I guess that at this point, the best thing you can do is add a solved tag. An admin will come by and add a [solved] to the title of your topic. [/quote]

    No need to call an admin. Everyone can edit his/her own posts. Just click on the edit link below your username and avatar on the right and adjust the topic line. Prepend "[Solved]" to the title.



  • Interesting. I never realized I could modify the title if I started a topic, but it seems you can indeed. Interesting. Thanks for the tip!



  • [quote author="Volker" date="1294765542"]No need to call an admin. Everyone can edit his/her own posts. Just click on the edit link below your username and avatar on the right and adjust the topic line. Prepend "[Solved]" to the title.[/quote]
    This is what I have been doing until now for my posts.
    Is adding a solved tag also required/suggested?
    A little improvement here might really help.



  • [quote author="Dieter" date="1294768947"]This is what I have been doing until now for my posts.
    Is adding a solved tag also required/suggested?
    A little improvement here might really help.[/quote]

    Not in my opinion. No one will search for the tag "closed".

    A Question & Answer improvement is in the works anyways, we'll just have to wait some time more.



  • I think the current way to manually mark the thread solved is fine.



  • QtK, yep and maybe it will help DevNet team to make some semiautomatic conversion to Q&A format for needed posts when it will be ready.



  • I am with Volker here. For now, let's keep it manual. It's not that much of a hassle.

    Keeping it consistent will most likely make it easier to transition later on when we have the Q&A features implemented. :)



  • [quote author="Alexandra" date="1294836687"]I am with Volker here. For now, let's keep it manual. It's not that much of a hassle.

    Keeping it consistent will most likely make it easier to transition later on when we have the Q&A features implemented. :)[/quote]

    Fine for me. I will keep changing the topic title to "[Solved] ..." to mark them as solved.



  • Sorry to get back to this post.
    I do that because it is now August and maybe this thing is not smooth yet.

    The problem might not be just a tag issue, I believe that when you start a topic there should be some warning about that. Instead we have this:

    Post a New Topic in Bla bla
    _ - Before posting a question please use the search feature to see if it’s already answered._
    _ - Found a bug? The bugtracker is the right place for reporting bugs in Qt and Qt related projects._
    _ - Make your code pretty by wrapping it in "@" for syntax highlighting._
    _ - Make sure you write a descriptive title, and remember: Write “Qt”, not “QT” (QuickTime)._

    Maybe it should be stated as an official rule and warning in the thread creation
    - Please make sure to manually add a [SOLVED] tag to the title of your post after solving your problem.

    But most important, it is not even in the forum rules (see "here":http://developer.qt.nokia.com/forums/rules)
    or posting rules (link in the bottom left of your web page)

    Q&A, beautiful customized TAG or manual [SOLVED] edit, its ok. ;-)
    But it should be in the culture/politics/rules/etc, and not just a mouth to mouth rule :-)

    Regards,


  • Moderators

    Hi,

    For your information, it's described in the "forum help link":http://developer.qt.nokia.com/wiki/ForumHelp#849a7b43ab769ceb75791c45bf30a12b on the main forum page.



  • Thanks, but my point is that it should be everywhere, and not just there. Some webpage text editing might keep knowledgeable people such as you from keep telling people to type solved (as I actually saw experts doing) from time to time.
    I am sure your $/h is expensive :-) .



  • By the way, does anyone know what is the squedule for the Q&A implementation?


  • Moderators

    We earn 0€/h ;) because we all do it in our free time.

    Some time ago we were told we could expect devnet forum beta2 by the end of the summer.



  • Hahahah, that is the problem when you like something... You do it for fun! Like me...
    Thanks.



  • The QnA feature is in active development right now (looking good), although it will probably be "fall" more than "late summer". :)


  • Moderators

    Thanks for the update Marius!



  • [quote author="mariusg" date="1312795698"]The QnA feature is in active development right now (looking good), although it will probably be "fall" more than "late summer". :)[/quote]

    Feels like "fall" here - weather wise, so I can expect an update soon? :-P



  • @mariusg Good News!


Log in to reply
 

Looks like your connection to Qt Forum was lost, please wait while we try to reconnect.