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Editing and Updating Pre-existing Tools in the Library

A large part of the idea with this kind of library is to collaboratively keep all its contents and entries up to date, and as complete in their descriptions as possible. Good reasons for editing an already existing tool in the library include the following:

  • You have information about the tool that is currently missing completely from the listing, regarding e.g. the most recent version, last update or official website URL.
  • You have more up-to-date information about the tool than the currently listed one, regarding e.g. the most recent version, last update or official website URL.
  • The tool doesn't have a screenshot in its listing, and you just happen to have a nice screenshot of it on your disk, ready to be uploaded.
  • The locally uploaded copy of the tool binaries are of an older version than the ones you have in your possession, ready to be uploaded. Make sure to read the rules before uploading any tool binaries though!
  • You think that the tool belongs to one or several other categories in addition to the ones in which is it currently listed (many tools have multiple features, and the original submitter might not have though of all of them when originally submitting a tool).

Editing a tool in the library is very simple, and can be summarized in the following short steps:

  1. Go to the tool's own page in the library. Make sure that you are on the tool's own page, and not just in the listing of one of its parent categories, or the edit button won't appear!
  2. Click the edit button at the very bottom of the selected tool page (you must be logged in to be able to do this, which is done by logging into our messageboard).
  3. Fill in any updated or additional details you may have for the tool, in the designated boxes, and also upload a screenshot and/or tool binary if applicable. Also select any additional categories that you may think the tool belongs to, and press the final submit button at the bottom of the page.
  4. You are done, and the tool's updated entry will now show up immediately in the library! If something turns out to be wrong in your submitted information, simply edit it again to immediately correct it.

Simple as that, quite neat huh?