I've written an FAQ on plagiarism to help authors understand what is plagiarism, as well as help members identify it. It is here: CodeProject Plagiarism FAQ[^]
If you find an article that is plagiarized you can either submit a report on the article itself, marking it as "Plagiarized," or you can report it in the Spam and Abuse Watch[^] forum with your evidence and a link to the members account, or you can email me directly firstname.lastname@example.org if you suspect plagiarism or have further plagiarism questions or concerns.
This forum is for any and all questions for Code Project Article Writing:
Have a question about writing an article?
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Blog aggregation not working?
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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[^]
I am currently editing my long article chapter 11 Programming Windows Via UWP.
It has 17 images and a number of code downloads.
I've just spent 40 minutes hand formatting variable names (highlight, click V button).
I have used the undo button in the past with great success -- even on this article a number of times.
However, I just clicked it once and it removed all my formatting changes, except for 2 or three.
Awwww...man! I know should'a saved this, should'a offline edited it, should'a...
Anyone else ever report that the undo behaves like this?
Just an FYI and blowing off the steam cuz now I gotta go back and spend another 40 minutes to get back to where I was.
EDIT - This may have to do with periodic outages from CP so nothing we can do about that,I'm sure.
I'm seeing long delays when I attempt to post. Not complaining, just letting you know.
I think the real answer is that I should've saved a draft earlier on. My fault really.
The submission wizard saves a draft every minute, so you should be able to go back to auto-saved versions by viewing the revision history of the article.
We use CKEditor and have essentially stopped attempting to work around the changes and strangenesses of it and of browsers. At one point we tried, but browsers were changing so often it was a pointless task.
All I can do is apologise on behalf of the CKEditor and/or browser manufacturer
you should be able to go back to auto-saved versions by viewing the revision history
I thought so too. That's part of the reason I was confused. I didn't find any other revisions.
It may have been because of some connectivity issues at the same time.
It's okay. I appreciate your help and know that all of this type of stuff cannot really be alleviated.
I'll probably start doing more offline editing until I've got my articles tweaked to almost 100% completeness. That'll probably be best.
Thanks for understanding.
I really appreciate CP and all the work you guys put into this stuff.
Best site around for this.
I cannot upload any files on any article submission form.
Are there some critical issues going on at CP?
Seems like the site is going in and out but even when I get to the site I cannot ever submit images or source, because of the upload button not working. EDIT
FYI - Just tried in FireFox (Previously in Chrome) and I get the same spinning cursor on Upload EDIT 2
MS Edge on a completely different computer gives same wait cursor on upload button
The article is on the home page but the source and images are not available and I cannot edit the article now.
If I click update then the default article shows up.
I really appreciate any help. it has 18 images and is a long one
I can't do anything because you're editing it and have a lock on it. I'll take another peek later on
[Edit: If you email me the images I can get them up, though if you're in the article editor then just re-uploading them should get it all sorted, or at least sorted enough that I can take over and fix whatever issues you're having.
Our hosting provider had an outage yesterday and it feels like we're still seeing some slowness as they get things back in order. I've asked them to take a look at the systems and see what's happening.]