I have a question here that hasn't received any answers in a while. Is it appropriate to repost the question so it receives some more attention?

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    Short answer: Never. It will simply be closed as a duplicate of the original.
    – ale
    Sep 24, 2016 at 13:12
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    Further: It's possible that no one here knows the answer. Have you spread the question around to get it a wider audience? Have you continued to do the research yourself? Maybe you'll find the answer after all.
    – ale
    Sep 24, 2016 at 13:14
  • @AʟE. I have been continuing my research, but have not found anything. And I don't know anyone who can answer this question Sep 24, 2016 at 14:18
  • @vikarjramun : I posted an answer to the question on the main site.
    – Rubén Mod
    Sep 25, 2016 at 12:43

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From https://webapps.stackexchange.com/help/no-one-answers

What should I do if no one answers my question?

First, make sure you’ve asked a good question. To get better answers, you may need to put additional effort into your question. Edit your question to provide status and progress updates. Document your own continued efforts to answer your question. This will naturally bump your question to the homepage and get more people interested in it.

If, despite your best efforts, you feel questions aren’t getting good answers, you can help by offering a bounty on any question more than two days old.


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