Usage of /answers/{id}/edit

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Edit an existing answer.

Use an access_token with write_access to edit an existing answer.

Stack Exchange sites take answer quality seriously, and many checks are run on the actual websites that can require various user actions be taken. In the API, any "low quality" checks that are triggered cause the write request to fail. This includes situations where a CAPTCHA or guidance text would be displayed on the websites.

This method returns the edited answer.

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