Pretend I know how to do something that a lot of people can't do or don't know how to, can I do a question like "How can I start a jar file with a batch file?" and answer it? Is that allowed?

P.S. This topic is different from mine (At least I think it was unclear.)

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  • @grgarside My question is different from the one you two linked to, look at my edit – Coder Kid Mar 13 '15 at 18:40
  • @mgkrebbs Read what told grgarside – Coder Kid Mar 13 '15 at 18:41
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    @Coder I see your edit, but besides saying it's different, how exactly is it different? From what I understand, it's an exact duplicate. What exactly do you want to know that isn't answered by the linked question? – grg Mar 13 '15 at 18:41

Yes, you can answer your own questions. It is even encouraged by Stack Exchange:

It’s also perfectly fine to ask and answer your own question, as long as you pretend you’re on Jeopardy! — phrase it in the form of a question.

It is OK to ask, and answer, your own question on a relevant Stack Exchange site.

To be crystal clear, it is not merely OK to ask and answer your own question, it is explicitly encouraged.

In fact, when you click on the link to ask a question, you will see a checkbox at the bottom giving you the option to answer your own question. Next to the box it says:

Answer your own question – share your knowledge, Q&A-style

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