This is my first question on SO: Change document flow on page break to fill space. It's here for a week now and has received only small attention and one downvote. Is there something I can do to improve the question?

I have taken decent time to search for answer by myself, and to explain it the best I could. I've also read tons of "how to ask properly on SO"-related stuff before posting the question and double-checked all tags to be appropriate.

Voter didn't leave any comment and I can't see anything in question that deserved downvoting, so I have no idea what to do now.

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    Some people use downvotes and NARQ close votes to mean "I don't know". Have an upvote, even though it probably doesn't imply that I know. Jun 4, 2012 at 11:03
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    Don't worry about a single vote, up or down. For all you know it's someone voting without even reading the question, in a run for Electorate.
    – yannis
    Jun 4, 2012 at 11:03
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    By the way, welcome to the site! Sorry you had a less-than-stellar experience with your first question, because personally I feel it was well-asked, just possibly a little obscure :/ Jun 4, 2012 at 11:05
  • Thanks for your comments! I am aware that asking if something is possible but not (yet) necessarily usable might seem a little "obscure". I'm doing pre-research for my master's thesis, thus I'm focused on technical feasibility based on specifications more than on momentary usability in browsers, which is not critical.
    – FurloSK
    Jun 4, 2012 at 11:55

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There's no problem with your question.

It may be a topic not very understood by a large group of users, but help will arrive.

You need to realize that certain questions, depending on the time of the day that you've posted them, may leave the interesting tab fast enough (front page), thus losing the users attention.

If it is a problem to each you haven't been able to solve yet, you can edit your question to alter some contents or trying to rephrase it, that will bump it to the front page.

In the future, with more reputation, you can even start a bounty, to catch the users interest, thus collecting the answers you seek.

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