I recently posted a lengthy edit to a tip (not my own) in the VBA tips for golfing page
I posted as an edit rather than a new answer because the tip's scope was broad enough that I felt my answer would best be placed as an amendment. The edit was rejected by the community and so I'm here asking for advice;
- When should you edit someone else's post, specifically on a tips page?
- Can you add a subtopic or should this be posted separately?
Or, in short, what was the reason that my edit was marked with
This edit was intended to address the author of the post and makes no sense as an edit. It should have been written as a comment or an answer.
The edit (I'm not sure if you can see it) is this one
The post was this one on the VBA tips for golfing
If you can't see the edit, I essentially outlined some special characters for
That seems to me to fit nicely as an addition to that specific tip - if I was the post owner I probably would have lumped them all in together as one tip (one post one tip as stated in the question). But I'm never sure what the etiquette is for editing answers to general help pages rather than specific questions.