Editing of Q&A Answers

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  1. Jeremy Gill profile image94
    Jeremy Gillposted 4 months ago

    If I'm not mistaken, it is currently not possible to edit our answers to Q&A questions beyond the initial five or so minute window when we first make them. Many times I later look over my answers and either catch a minor error or have something else to add. I suppose one solution would be to add the question again manually, enter the new answer, and delete the old question, but this seems unnecessarily complicated.

    I understand why editing comments has a limited window opportunity due to their back-and-forth nature, but Q&A's don't really have that potential pratfall.

    1. theraggededge profile image98
      theraggededgeposted 4 months agoin reply to this

      Yes, you can edit any question at any time. Just click on the filter to show 'answered'. Find the question. Edit it.

      And yes, they are assessed, but will appear on the hub straight away. You might not see them on your Q&A list for days.


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  2. Natalie Frank profile image94
    Natalie Frankposted 4 months ago

    There is a way to do it but it is a pain.  Go to the filters and click show answered.  Copy the answer (unless you have it saved elsewhere). Click add question and retype the question then paste the answer and edit it before submitting.  It would be much easier if there was just an edit function and it would be useful if we want to change it or add to it at any point.  I assume the date on the question, which would change if it were updated will effect it's ranking as it does with our articles.

    1. robhampton profile image92
      robhamptonposted 4 months agoin reply to this

      Does the Q&A's go through a quality assessment review before it is posted?

      1. lobobrandon profile image88
        lobobrandonposted 4 months agoin reply to this

        As far as I know, yes.

        1. robhampton profile image92
          robhamptonposted 4 months agoin reply to this

          Ok. That explains a few things then lol

    2. DrMark1961 profile image97
      DrMark1961posted 4 months agoin reply to this

      I have a button to edit both the questions and the answers. Are you saying that you are not have this edit button?
      If you are not, I suggest you contact HP and ask that this be cleared up so that you can edit questions and answers.

 
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