Why do some answers have several edits by the same person?

I've noticed that some people on this site will give an answer and then edit it several times. I'm curious if there's a specific reason as to why people do this, because I have no idea.

I've noticed that some people on this site will give an answer and then edit it several times. I'm curious if there's a specific reason as to why people do this, because I have no idea.

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Dec 30, 2017

Answer:

I’ve done that myself.

Explanation:

Usually because I missed an error when I proofread the answer and caught it later.

Sometimes someone catches the error, edits it and then notifies me. I always appreciate that kind of thing.

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Write your answer here...
Start with a one sentence answer
Then teach the underlying concepts
Don't copy without citing sources
preview
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Answer

Write a one sentence answer...

Answer:

Explanation

Explain in detail...

Explanation:

I want someone to double check my answer

Describe your changes (optional) 200

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Jan 23, 2018

Answer:

I often make several edits because I like to fuss with the formatting.

Explanation:

I like elements of an answer to line up exactly, for example.

Or I might want to use a couple of different ways to show emphasis or sections, like these

#"S"##"ection One"#

Section One

Section One

  • Section One
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