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 From: Paul Culbertson
  Where is Paul Culbertson?
 Texas - United States
 Paul Culbertson
 To: Michael Gill
  Where is Michael Gill?
 Illinois - United States
 Michael Gill
Subject: RE: To Those Posting Questions - Agreed
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Version: Unknown Category: General VFP Topics
Date: Tuesday, October 08, 2002 6:03:48 AM         

> > Hi,
> >
> > I just wanted to drop a short note to all those posting questions to Foxite. If you can please include something to do with your question in the Subject. Something like a main keyword in the subject.
> > As an example, if your problem is with RichTextBox control have "RichTextBox" control in the subject as oppose to "I need help"
> >
> > I hope the rest of the Foxite team agrees with me on this suggestion.
> >
> > The reason I say this that all members of Foxite have experience in different aspects of VFP, we are not experts in all things and I for one never well be. So in my particular case I look to answer things that I know best:
> > - Using the VFP report writer
> > - Basic use of the VFP Project Manager
> > - Using Formsets
> > - Security issues within VFP
> > - POS system and touch screens
> > - Will perform benchmarking tests on best ways to do things
> >
> > I would not attempt to reply to Web questions using VFP, because I know someone like Eric is light years ahead of me on this topic. So I usually cherry pick those Subjects that I know best.
> >
> > As well, I have noticed when going into the search engine in history, it seems to run a lot faster looking for things in the Subject, versus looking up things in the entire message body.
> >
> > Let me know team what you think.... ? I hope I am not speaking out of turn, but this would really help me answer those things that I know best.
> >
> > Pete from the Great White North ! (Only in Canada, ay...) Over and Out ...
> I agree Pete. Some posting standards like you mention would be helpful.
> ---
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Maybe it could be something that our good friend Eric could incorporate into the posting of messages. Instead of just a subject placing a combo to select the area of interst as well as the version of foxpro and OS that they are using.

Paul Culbertson
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To Those Posting Questions Posted by Pete Sass @ 10/7/2002 10:29:19 PM
RE: To Those Posting Questions - Agreed Posted by Michael Gill @ 10/7/2002 11:30:47 PM
RE: To Those Posting Questions - Agreed Posted by Paul Culbertson @ 10/8/2002 6:03:48 AM
RE: To Those Posting Questions - Agreed Posted by Eric den Doop @ 10/8/2002 7:34:03 AM
RE: To Those Posting Questions - Agreed Posted by Erik Gomez @ 10/8/2002 4:47:51 PM
RE: To Those Posting Questions - it is good Posted by Benny Thomas @ 10/8/2002 9:14:23 AM