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When is (and isn't) it acceptable to edit?

Proposal for Acceptable: Updating code in old answers following software updates (e.g., a new package version) Provided that the original code is preserved, to facilitate users with older versions ...
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I've just been asked to write a minimal working example (MWE), what is that?

1 Start a fresh file This one certainly will compile: \documentclass[10pt]{article}% <<< well known document class \begin{document}% <<< you can't compile without hi world% &...
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I've just been asked to write a minimal working example (MWE), what is that?

ConTeXt Despite being geared towards LaTeX, the other answers are all still broadly applicable to ConTeXt (so go read those first!). However, there are a few important differences. Overview A small, ...
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I've just been asked to write a minimal working example (MWE), what is that?

I think I could add prof. van Duck's tutorials. Section 3 Asking effective questions on TeX.SE of his first article in TUGBoat 38:3, 2017 explains how to build an MWE. Section 3 How to format a post ...
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I've just been asked to write a minimal working example (MWE), what is that?

A new user asked for a kind of checklist to turn a short code snippet into a MWE. Here's a starting point, as many new members may face similar problems. 1. Requirements of a MWE Besides all the ...

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