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How to react if the OP requests the file with the answer content?

We are not Fiverr. That is to say: do not send your file. You are not obliged to do so in any way. If a user does not want to learn, and rather just profit from your goodwill, then this is not the ...
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Are answers in images OK?

Full image tutorials shouldn't be allowed but our site isn't as active as others so I would suggest encouraging the answerer to edit the answer. We could draft something like: Thanks for your ...
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What to do about answers to requests for free work

Close the question, delete the answers. We don't want these Askers to get what they want, that will only attract more of them. Have them bug off to fiverrr, I say.
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What is our stance on low-quality answers?

I decline those flags with the SE statement: Flags should not be used to indicate technical inaccuracies, or an altogether wrong answer. Those are what downvotes are for.
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Why is there a question with tags on freelance, business, clients on Graphic Design SE?

There seem to be some misconceptions here: Client relations, freelancing, etc. are on-topic here. This is why we have tags for them. In contrast to some other places on the Internet, tags are not ...
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Unpinning the accepted answer from the top of the list of answers

YES, unpin accepted answers Yes, we want the new behaviour where accepted answers are no longer pinned at the top, but rather sorted amongst the other answers based on their score.
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Why is there a question with tags on freelance, business, clients on Graphic Design SE?

(I'm not a moderator) Freelancing.SE is a beta site. GraphicDesign.SE is not a beta site. The question was on topic at both sites. It's customary to allow the user to choose which site they feel a ...
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What is the most efficient way to create screenshots for answers on PC?

Snipping Tool in Windows reference Use Snipping Tool to capture screen shots is the best option that I am aware of for PC. If you dont like the Snipping Tool the best alternative I've seen based on ...
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How could I have improved this answer and better answered the OP's question?

I've given a bit of feedback in chat. For instance, I proposed that starting an answer to that question with this image suggests you're going off on a wild internal psychedelic journey (vs. about to ...
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What is the most efficient way to create screenshots for answers on PC?

Best for quick tasks with few screenshots Print Screen Most Efficient: Print Screen → Create a new canvas in Photoshop with the measurements of the clipboard object → Paste → Save for ...
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What is the most efficient way to create screenshots for answers on PC?

I would recommend the ShareX (FREE for personal and commercial use). It incorporates almost any method of screen capture you can imagine, like: Fullscreen, Active window/Control, Active monitor, ...
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What is the most efficient way to create screenshots for answers on PC?

There's a free tool called Jing, made by Techsmith (makers of Camtasia and SnagIt), which is what I use. It's simple, can be set up to work with a keyboard shortcut (I use Ctl-Alt-Shift-F10) and is ...
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What to do about answers to requests for free work

If the post is simply asking if someone can do {x} for them (e.g. free work), I will typically comment and close it as off topic. But if there's an actual solicitation in the post (complete with ...
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What to do about answers to requests for free work

We did previously have a custom close reason for free work. It got axed because it was rarely used appropriately and was often misused. A lot of users misinterpreted it as a big hammer for all low ...
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How to react if the OP requests the file with the answer content?

To build on the answer Vincent provides, with which I totally agree. I answered a question some time ago that started abstract and slowly got more precise with actual graphic material. Reading ...
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Should questions ask for softwarerec whose answers are about tutorial be edited to reflect the new tone?

Leave the question as it is. You asked for a software recommendation and you received a recommendation of Word. The fact that you initially thought Word wasn't suitable is almost besides the point. ...
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What to do about answers to requests for free work

Edit the request into a question: will you do X for me into: How do I do X? Answer the question and make it a teaching moment about the site: You can't just ask for X, but here is how you achieve X.
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What is the most efficient way to create screenshots for answers on PC?

I personally use Window Clippings for it's aero support, and ability to upload to ftp/image hosts automatically, dumping the link into your clipboard. But as I said, the aero support makes full ...
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Unpinning the accepted answer from the top of the list of answers

NO, keep pinning accepted answers No, we do not want the new behaviour. Keep pinning accepted answers to the top of the list, regardless of their score or the score of other answers.
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Unpinning the accepted answer from the top of the list of answers

Thanks for your patience in getting this change enacted here. I've changed the site setting for the main Graphic Design Stack Exchange site for you as of just now. If, at some point in the future, you ...
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How could I have improved this answer and better answered the OP's question?

I'll start by saying I'm not the one that downvoted your question. However, now that I've read it I don't like it. I'm not sure I'd go as far as downvoting but I wouldn't upvote it either. First off ...
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