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I love the "Tags" textbox on Stack Exchange. It looks like a hassle and a half to write though, so is there a free "label textbox" scripts I can use?

Alternatively, is the one on Stack Overflow free to use?

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possible duplicate of: meta.stackexchange.com/questions/10369/… –  Cole Johnson Aug 17 '13 at 15:58

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While we wrote the tag editor from scratch, it's heavily inspired by the "Chosen" plugin. Have a look at the "multiple select" examples on that page; it may just be what you're looking for.

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it didn't answer his last question - is the one on stackoverflow free to use? –  genesis Aug 16 '11 at 8:16
    
I have now written a textbox with the same functionality as the tags textbox (Except the revert back to text when a selection starts). But I'm having one problem: How do you increase the textbox size with the size of newly written characters when you're not using a monospace font? I set it to grow 8 px per character but obviously that only works now and then. Have you hardcoded a size per character or something? Would your textbox work equally well with any font? Thanks for any answers you can provide. –  Hubro Aug 16 '11 at 14:39
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@genesis: Until stated explicitly otherwise, everything in here belongs to Stack Exchange Inc. ... that's a No, by the way. If part (or even the whole) engine would be freely available, we'd already know. –  Time Traveling Bobby Oct 31 '11 at 9:03

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