Layout Overview

Question categories with number of unread posts displayed next to them.

Quick view of Recent, Popular, or Unanswered posts

You can sort the display by clicking on the column headers.

Any unread posts will display a blue bullet point in front of them.


Tag Clouds

Weighted cloud tags display trending topics.

Click on the weighted tag cloud to see a list of questions with that tag.

Ask Questions, Get Answers

This forum is all about getting answers to your questions.

Good answers are voted up and rise to the top.

The best answers show up first so that they are always easy to find.

The person who asked can mark one answer as “accepted”.

Accepting doesn’t mean it’s the best answer, it just means that it worked for the person who asked.

Tags make it easy to find questions

Questions should be tagged with their subject areas. Each post can have multiple tags, since a question might be related to several subjects.

Remember to add tags to your new questions and answers

When posting a question, select the appropriate category from the dropdown list, then add a tag or tags in the next field.

As you begin typing, similar previously used tags will appear. If one of these is appropriate, please select it.

You can also add additional tags to further differentiate your topic and make it easier for others to find.

You earn reputation points when people vote on your posts

Your reputation score goes up or down as other users vote on your posts.

  • Your answer is accepted = 15 points
  • You accept an answer = 2 points
  • Your answer is up-voted = 10 points
  • Your question is up-voted = 5 points
  • Your question or answer is down voted = -2 points

Find a question to answer, or ask your own

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