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The Tour contains an introduction to GIS SE. It can be accessed through the help menu in the top bar. Use this tag for questions about using this tour.

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Adding SQL (and other) Style guides to Tour?

Would it be appropriate to add style guides to the tour, eg, this very nice SQL style guide? I see a lot of questions like this one where the formatting is so awful, I find it almost impossible to ...
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Describing GIS Stack Exchange on its Tour page?

This question refers to the discussion about the scope of GIS.SE. I agree with @Andre Silva concerning the fact that: we should keep GIS.SE as it is and it would be nice to mention the main topics in ...
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Is our Tour setting a good example on Q&A length?

I am a big fan of our Tour and often direct new users to it as a way of informing them quickly about how GIS SE (and SE in general) works, but something that makes me uncomfortable is the "typical Q&...
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Where does it state "one question per post" in the GIS Stack Exchange instructions?

I notice that the GIS Stack Exchange Tour page doesn't explicitly state that there should only be one question per post. The closest it comes is: This site is all about getting answers. It's not a ...
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Should Tour include reference to Remote Sensing, Image Processing and/or Surveying?

There was a question raised two years ago which was in the vicinity of this one but it was focussed on the term geomatics. I noticed two Remote Sensing questions today in quick succession: How do I ...
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Improving our FAQ?

I have never been too happy with referring new users to our FAQ. Specifically, I feel that the first two sections, What kind of questions can I ask here?, and What kind of questions should I not ask ...
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Why is the about detail so incorrectfor gis se

I was just checking the about of GIS SE and I found the about details completely irrelevant to GIS. Should it not describe more about the details of GIS?
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