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Is it possible to auto fill new question form using GET parameters ?

I tried with

/questions/ask?title=Foo

it fills title well.

How can do it with question and tags ?

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there is form for that –  NullPoiиteя Feb 6 '13 at 10:59
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Why would you wanna do that? –  juergen d Feb 6 '13 at 10:59
    
I`m trying to generate some url to fill form from outside of browser (because of no write API) and open it when user fills form in my app. –  hsz Feb 6 '13 at 11:00
    
like this. body can't be prefilled. –  Sathya Feb 6 '13 at 11:20
    
@juergend thought I had corrected it.. but seems not - thanks! –  Sathya Feb 6 '13 at 11:21
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@hsz: that sounds like a bad idea. Do the users of your application know and understand how SO/SE works? Will they confuse this with a general "fix-this-for-me" support form? I see a lot of bad questions resulting from this. –  Joachim Sauer Feb 6 '13 at 11:35

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First there is a form for that. But you can pre-fill the text with URL parameters.

For tags (e.g., and ) and title:

 /questions/ask?title=Foo&tags=c%23+.net

For the text area as well:

 /questions/ask?title=Foo&tags=c%23+.net&question=thisisfortextarea
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Ok, what about textarea's content ? –  hsz Feb 6 '13 at 11:01
    
Unfortunate example with c++ as tag. Using multiple tags would require to add them with + –  juergen d Feb 6 '13 at 11:08
    
The question= portion for the text area isn't working. (Just by pasting in the example above). Is there an alternative to put text in the question body? –  Jon Egerton Jan 24 at 12:44

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