Select a good title that summarizes your technology and the specific problem you have. It will
be one of the main driving forces for others to want to actually read your item. Choosing a poorly-formatted title will drive people away, thinking that since the title is so poorly written, the information and the question within the thread is also poorly
written. Make sure your title mentions your technology/UI, problem, and maybe some of your configuration/system info. For example, if it's an issue in the Import window of Visual Studio, your title should make that clear. I don't know how many times I've had
to ask people about what language they're coding in and more questions about what software and hardware they're using. That should be in the title and then in detail in the description.
Provide all the necessary information in your initial post. The following information would be very helpful:
Give Positive Feedback. Once you've received a correct answer to your question, either from a Microsoft employee, an MVP, or the community in
general, please do the following:
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Good change. Thanks, FZB!
Good point (about "If you find the answer yourself"), Karl. Thanks!
How do you ask a question that not only appears intelligent but also results in an answer that satisfies the knowledge you are seeking? There are two elements that you need to be concerned about in asking questions. Those elements are process and outcomes. The two side of the process element is perspective questions and evaluative questions. The outcome elements involve knowledge questions and action questions. The best questions involve both process and outcome elements in the question.
Here are some tips for asking more open-minded and informed questions that will help not only you but others to comprehend information placed before you, as well as extracting more information useful to you.
This article should be published in forums say every quarter or a month. It will help the new comers and this way a standard protocol will be set which will help all!!!!!!