This forum is for any and all questions for Code Project Article Writing:
Have a question about writing an article?
Having trouble posting?
Blog aggregation not working?
Not sure about your article topic?
Is your article still pending?
Is there a crazy formatting problem in your article?
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Having problems with the submission wizard?
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As a basic overview CodeProject articles have a certain layout to follow, so that users can learn the most from them. Each article attempts to answer the following questions: What problem does this solution solve? How does this help someone else? How does the code actually work? What is going on inside the code snippets?
Here is a submission from a first time author who did a terrific job, just to give you a basic overview of what a beginner article might look like: Avoiding InvokeRequired[^]
Recently, before 2 days, I linked the above blogs in code project, and I think this would really help many programmers. But, here if the concern is below 1000 words, then they should at least send some notification regarding the same, or these blogs can be added as tips in the worst case.
Anyway, if that is the concern, then let me add some few words/description and can try once more for adding those as blogs.
I am not able to recreate this issue. Where are you seeing the Draft status.
I can think of two things that might be causing confusion.
1- When you start editing a published version, a draft version is created to hold all the changes until you are satisfied with your edits and choose to hit the publish button. This is what you see when you re-enter your article through the menu selection "Article", "Submit an new article or tip".
The list shows any drafts that have been created and auto saved, and if they exist for a newly published article should be a copy of the published article for editing.
2- In the Article editor, there is a Save Draft button. This is not an indication of the status, but rather a way to manually save a draft copy of your working edits that is not ready to publish. The drafts should be auto-saved, but as programmers, we recognize that paranoia is a survival instinct.
If this does not reflect what you were seeing, please provide us with a detailed step by step, click by click, description of how you can re-create this issue. (Un)fortunately, we provide may ways to get to the same place so that everyone can work the way they prefer, and sometime one of the paths may have a glitch.
I've the same issue.
Always I publish my article via the wizard, it creates 2 revisions, one with state "Pending" and a new one with state "Draft".
It is confusing, so I'm not sure whether my article is under review or not.
When you submit your article it will be in the "Pending" state until it's approved. If you fire up the submission wizard again and make any changes (but don't submit) then it will create a auto-saved Draft version.
I am making a windows phone 8.1 app and i would like to change my variable NumberPerClick which is located int file MainPage.xaml.cs and i would like to change the value of that variable in file Upgrades.xaml.cs because that is where my button is located.
But when you do, please try to give as much info as you can on the problem and what you are trying to do to fix it, why that doesn't work and so forth: Remember that we can't see your screen, access your HDD, or read your mind - so we only get what you tell us to work on! The better the info you give us, then better the solution we can give you.
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I was directed to post to this discussion by OriginalGriff regarding an issue with a technical blog post. OG specifically hoped that Sean would be able to look into this.
I posted an article to my Blogger site two days ago. That was downloaded during the evening by CodeProject and showed up in my Technical Blogs list. I edited the article in CP because the Blogger formatting transfers poorly to CP, and I want the posts to look decent and be readable. When OriginalGriff reviewed the changes he noted in a comment that it was showing up in the "Articles" queue. You can read the commentary here: Processing SQL Server FILESTREAM Data, Part 4 - Readin' and Writin'. After some back-and-forth OG suspected something was amiss and suggested I post here.
Some other items that might be useful:
1. The post still shows under the heading "Technical Blogs" on my profile, so it doesn't seem to have become an article;
2. Two other blogs posts that got downloaded and that I edited did end up in the "Technical Articles" section, although I did nothing purposefully to trigger that;
3. I did have some problems saving the edits. I kept getting returned to the editing page when I tried to save, then the page would show an alert indicating I have unsaved changes. Actually had to redo some edits.
Hi on Oct 14th i wrote my first article in CP and published, but still when i checked in My Article section it is showing in Draft status.May i know why? Shall i re submit it again? And now i have wrote a mail with my contents and filled article template to code project. So how soon that article may publish?
NB: A copy of this thread is already in Lounge , Suggestion. one member suggested me to discuss it here.
Thanks And Regards
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