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So I am trying to post a question (see below), and I get "It does not meet our quality standards". Firstly, this message doesn't even say what part of my question is wrong and, so secondly can you tell me what is wrong?


Set the size of a window in openGL(c++)


I am creating a basic game in c++ using opengl, I can make a window fine and can make a square appear on the window, as well as being able to make the square move around however am having trouble getting the window to be the correct size.

If i try and make the window to be 800 by 600 then the window including the borders will be this size not just the bit inside the border.

I am also having trouble making it so that the square cannot go outside of the area of the screen as the screen seems to be some funny size (about 0.63-to -0.63 instead of -1 to 1).

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marked as duplicate by Josh Caswell, LittleBobbyTables, Charles, Adam Apr 18 '13 at 18:30

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Is your shift key broken? – GEOCHET Apr 18 '13 at 18:21
@Bart I dare say that this question about equal in quality to the average question that actually does get through the filter – Sam I am Apr 18 '13 at 18:31
@SamIam Hence the recent tightening of the quality filter. And judging from the questions in the past day or so, I'd say it's doing a decent job. – Bart Apr 18 '13 at 18:35
They increased the quality filter threshold yesterday, and although I don't know all the details, I know it does take into account your spelling, grammar, capitalization, and punctuation so try improving that. – Rachel Apr 18 '13 at 18:58
up vote 6 down vote accepted

Your question is lacking significant grammar and has punctuation mistakes. If that is your title, I would take the question mark out. It's also unclear what your question actually is.

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Yep i realised about the title with the question make and changed it. So basicly I can't post because I have a problem where don't know the correct grammar oh great. – user2296321 Apr 18 '13 at 18:31
@user2296321: You wrote a crappy question. – Brian Apr 18 '13 at 18:32
and how could i improve it? – user2296321 Apr 18 '13 at 18:33
@user2296321: Use my advice and also read the linked FAQ question above (it's in the duplicate box) – Brian Apr 18 '13 at 18:33
@user2296321, despite what this answer says the reason is probably because you've posted no code... grammar and spelling is important (and please try to get them right) but even more important is you showing your code so that someone can attempt to help you fix it. – ben is uǝq backwards Apr 18 '13 at 18:37
@benisuǝqbackwards: Code is not a pre-requisite. I have written questions without code in various tag areas but my questions meet the quality criteria. – Brian Apr 18 '13 at 18:45
I know @0A0D; I've written answers without code. But, this is the new improved question quality filter and the OP is asking a code question, without code... – ben is uǝq backwards Apr 18 '13 at 18:46
@benisuǝqbackwards: Must not apply to 10K+ users, I just copy pasted his question and it passed. – Brian Apr 18 '13 at 18:48
So i started a new question and it posted fine might have been some sort of bug – user2296321 Apr 18 '13 at 18:59

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