Terms of Use & Guidelines

Terms of Use

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Changes to terms and conditions

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The Site reserves the right to moderate posts, warn of uncivil or unacceptable conduct or content, and to ultimately ban members.

Most new members come here with questions. They deserve respect and not mockery, which is all too common on other sites.

Please tag the subject lines of your posts, for example [CreateSpace] or [Formatting]. This makes finding things much easier than having a dozen separate forums.

A common problem with posts is that they neglect to mention what software is being used, or, for example, whether the question as to do with CS or Spark, or paperback or ebooks. Please give as much information as possible.