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How to fix one letter typos? [duplicate]

I found some questions and answers where one of the relevant words contains a typo. (In my case the user wrote 'QlickView' instead of 'Qlikview'.) I would like to change (edit) these questions and ...
4
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1answer
350 views

Why are trivial edits prohibited in StackOverflow? [duplicate]

Ok, I'm going to try and phrase this in the such away that people don't downvote based on any implied opinion on my part. I realize edits less than six characters are prohibited on Stack Overflow. ...
3
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1answer
141 views

Why can't we fix minor things? [duplicate]

I'm aware of this etc.… However why are we discouraged to fix minor mistakes that could make answers and questions so much more readable and understandable? It seems an efficient thing to do and a ...
4
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2answers
127 views

How should I perform substantial edits that cannot meet the 6 non-space character limit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are we discouraged from fixing typos and misspellings on Stack Exchange sites? Occasionally I come accross a post like this one, where the lack of code formatting is a ...
5
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1answer
418 views

Should minor spelling errors be corrected? [duplicate]

I was reading through the Hottest Questions list and came across this question. As I read it I noticed that type was misspelled as "tyep" so I figured I'd be helpful and fix it. But since I changed ...
4
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1answer
184 views

Can't comment, but I can screw up someone else's code? [duplicate]

I am not a very active member of stackoverflow. My reputation is veeeery low. I've just found an answer to somebody's question, that solves my problem too! But I would like to add a very tiny bit of ...
4
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1answer
131 views

What's up with the minimum length for edits? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: We're discouraged from fixing typos and misspellings on SE sites? I quite often see questions or answers with a spelling mistake or similar typo here and there, and will ...
3
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1answer
95 views

Can't fix link in answer because it needs minimum chars to edit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: We're discouraged from fixing typos and misspellings on SE sites? Edits under 6 characters should be allowed if in a hyperlink URL Can't create a mark-down link when ...
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1answer
94 views

Editing a typo in question content [duplicate]

I recently noticed lots of questions have a typo in their content such as 'WodPress' instead of 'WordPress'. However, when I attempt to edit the typo, an error message is displayed on screen: Edits ...
0
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1answer
72 views

How to correct spelling or grammar with 5 or fewer characters? [duplicate]

"Edits must be at least 6 characters". How can I correct spelling with five or fewer characters please? Is the edit request still sent in that case when I click "cancel" in the edit view?
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1answer
81 views

Edits 6 characters limitation case [duplicate]

When I found missing '=' in codes, I cannot edit coz of Edits have limitation, at least 6 character must change.
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0answers
136 views

Why are minor improvements not encouraged? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: We're discouraged from fixing typos and misspellings on SE sites? The privileges page says: Try to make the post substantively better when you edit, not just change a ...
0
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4answers
103 views

Why does editing posts on SO require a minimum of 6 charaters? [duplicate]

I have just recently started editing the post on Stack Overflow. I found some posts which only required 2-3 character changes like they had correct grammar but some mistakes in spelling. When I ...
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0answers
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What is the rationale behind 6 character edits? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: We're discouraged from fixing typos and misspellings on SE sites? In the edit privileges explanation it say: When should I edit posts? Any time you feel you can ...
1
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0answers
72 views

Editing questions, not allowed to fix single char mistakes that kills the formatting and makes the question near unreadable, what gives? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: We're discouraged from fixing typos and misspellings on SE sites? I just tried to edit a question to fix a single char mistake that killed the formatting of the question ...

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