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Hello,

Thanks for the patience - just got back in.

Have started quite a while ago using Base for storing Ask info. With over 1200+ answers and 2000+ comments finding something through the site is next to impossible. Even searching on my user name only returns 100-200 results - a far cry from what I have. So built the Base program (when only abt 500 answers) and manually went back and copied the data (question & answer & originally karma info) and have maintained it since. Added a search for to it and also the link back to the question. Using a push button can easily jump back to the original post. Have since given up on the karma portion and never did anything about comments. You can find this Base file in my answer on this post -> Request: .odb Database for own Questions and Answers on Ask.LibreOffice.

Now I understand this is not ideal but along has come another method.

Apologies to TDF is this adds to the workload with requests (hopefully only those really in need will request).

Recently (about 2-3 weeks ago), there appeared a new option in your User Profile. The last item on the right is account and selecting are two buttons - ask to remove your account and request your data. This latter I did about two weeks ago.

• all questions

• user profile information

• all uploaded images and samples

With the exception of the last item, the other information was given in the form of a JSON file. I was able to immediately use this in Firefox on my Mint system:

You can see in the upper right where limited filtering is available. Comments, questions and answers are all typically in the same format:

User profile contains all your personal information. The uploaded images and sample posted files are in a directory of its own. The only connection at this point is via a number in comment/question/answer & filename itself (used same numbering as when you download sample posted by someone.

I have just begun (yesterday), in some spare time, to write Python code to read these files and create a Base system for them with search forms & whatever relations I can come up with. Results will actually take some time. In the meantime, the JSON file appears to be something can use for now to fulfill your question.

Keep in mind, this is VERY new and subject to change in who knows what ways - possibly content, delivery method, selection or who knows.

Also to all reading this, don't request if you don't have much info to be gotten. You can just as easily go to your user profile for that. I need hundreds of answers before it became too much of a burden.

Hope this is informative!

Hello,

Thanks for the patience - just got back in.

Have started quite a while ago using Base for storing Ask info. With over 1200+ answers and 2000+ comments finding something through the site is next to impossible. Even searching on my user name only returns 100-200 results - a far cry from what I have. So built the Base program (when only abt 500 answers) and manually went back and copied the data (question & answer & originally karma info) and have maintained it since. Added a search for to it and also the link back to the question. Using a push button can easily jump back to the original post. Have since given up on the karma portion and never did anything about comments. You can find this Base file in my answer on this post -> Request: .odb Database for own Questions and Answers on Ask.LibreOffice.

Now I understand this is not ideal but along has come another method.

Apologies to TDF is if this adds to the workload with requests (hopefully only those really in need will request).

Recently (about 2-3 weeks ago), there appeared a new option in your User Profile. The last item on the right is account and selecting are two buttons - ask to remove your account and request your data. This latter I did about two weeks ago.

The following was generated for me (based on only my entries) and made available through a secured download:

• all questions

• user profile information

• all uploaded images and samples

With the exception of the last item, the other information was given in the form of a JSON file. I was able to immediately use this in Firefox on my Mint system:

You can see in the upper right where limited filtering is available. Comments, questions and answers are all typically in the same format:

User profile contains all your personal information. The uploaded images and sample posted files are in a directory of its own. The only connection at this point is via a number in comment/question/answer & filename itself (used same numbering as when you download sample posted by someone.

I have just begun (yesterday), in some spare time, to write Python code to read these files and create a Base system for them with search forms & whatever relations I can come up with. Results will actually take some time. In the meantime, the JSON file appears to be something you can use for now to fulfill your question.

Keep in mind, this is VERY new and subject to change in who knows what ways - possibly content, delivery method, selection or who knows.

Also to all reading this, don't request if you don't have much info to be gotten. You can just as easily go to your user profile for that. I need hundreds of answers before it became too much of a burden.

Hope this is informative!