Questions tagged [too-localized]

`too-localized` is one of the possible reasons offered when closing a question, like `off-topic` and `duplicate`. It is the rarest close reason and is somewhat tricky in its application.

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Text building block referring to "too localized" must be rephrased

Now that "too localized" is no longer a valid reason for closing a question, the following text building block should be rephrased. [Welcome to TeX.SX!]( On ...
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Did the “too-localized” vote option disappear?

Isn’t it possible anymore to vote as “too-localized” or am I overlooking something ?
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Is "mathtools.sty not found" too localized?

I found this question through google: mathtools.sty not found in kile and the answer in it solved my similar problem. The question is closed as too localized. I believe that the question is not too ...
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What do I do if I have the exact same question as a question that is closed as 'too localized'?

I've been struggling with unnecessary blank pages at the beginning of appendices. There are a few answers that speak to my problem, none of which have worked. I was pleased to find another person ...
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Why are questions on package bugs/issues too localized?

On a couple of occasions I have come across unwanted or surprising behavior with some widely used LaTeX packages that I have posted questions about on TeX.sX. One was about biblatex (Entry options in ...
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How to ask a specific question without in the risk of "too localized"?

One may met problems in document writing, some of them are specific that rarely to met by others. So questions asked for seeking resolutions for these problems are often marked "too localized". But if ...
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Deleting questions marked as 'too localized' or 'not a real question'

There have been a few questions flagged recently for deletion (for example pgfplots: I do not know the key '/tikz/nodes near coords' error,
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What criteria should be used for voting to close a question as too local?

Most of the criteria for closing questions (exact duplicates, non-questions etc.) are clear to me. Closing a question as being to localised is the one I don't think I understand. I suggested closing ...
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Deleting a question that's likely to be unimportant very soon

I asked a question about a possible bug in hyperref. Looks like this bug is likely to disappear in a few days, rendering this question pretty worthless except for the few people who installed TeX Live ...
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