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How to mark comment as answer? [duplicate]

How do I mark a comment as an answer? The Stack Overflow Help and meta-overflow FAQ does not appear to cover the topic. Arrowdodger's comment at https://stackoverflow.com/questions/19017335/cmake-...
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“Accept” a comment? [duplicate]

I noticed that sometimes the correct answer is inside a comment, and the asker have to answer him/herself quoting the comment. How about make it possible to accept a comment? Of course the time that ...
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suggestions: Changing 'add comment' title to 'add comment/suggestion' [duplicate]

I've noticed that users (including myself a time or two) tend to focus on solving problems within the OP's code rather than answering the original question. This know can lead to confusing results ...
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Mark a comment as the answer to a question

I have a question and have seen others to which the best and most relevant answer (at least the one that solved my particular problem) is placed in the comments to the question as opposed to the ...
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Way to convert a comment to an answer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: mark a comment as answer to a question Some time back, I had asked "Way to convert an answer to a comment?", and got answer that Diamond moderators are given this feature. I ...
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Should I refrain from answering a question if it is “too localized”?

Earlier I answered this question which later got closed because it is "too localized". I can see that argument (nobody else will ever run into the same SyntaxError ever again) so I am OK with that. ...
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link to promote comment into answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: mark a comment as answer to a question Some people are too modest and propose a different idea to a question in a comment. Is it an acceptable idea to provide the user that ...
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Allow users with lots of rep (3500?) to promote “comments” to “answers" [duplicate]

I’ve spent the last week diving into StackOverflow, and one of the biggest annoyances I have is questions that remain open and “unanswered” forever because someone suggested the answer as a comment ...
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Accepting a comment which automatically transforms into an answer, to save time and money?

I asked a question some time ago: How do I get a date or datetime out of an SQLite3 row? The comment was the holy answer, and I'd like to accept it as good answer. However, I can only accept answers. ...
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Can't accept the answer to my question [duplicate]

I'm new here, this was my first question. Got an answer quite fast, but can't accept it. I'm logged in, can edit my question, but don't see any checkmarks to accept answers at all (tried in Google ...
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Add a feature to migrate a comment into an answer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Way to convert a comment to an answer? link to promote comment into answer Allow converting comments to answers Some of the questions get their answers from comments (e.g....
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Advice for reviewing answers to closed questions

Situation: A question that invites opinion is asked. A few people give answers, one of them is a new user The question is closed before any voting The new user's answer appears in review. Options ...
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What if we get an answer in user comments? [duplicate]

I asked a question on Stack Overflow, How to align a td text to the left of the table. For that question I got answered by Gintas K's comments, but I can't accept that comment as the accepted ...