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Someone finally created a synonym for to .

It shows that there are still 146 questions with the old tag on them. I know the Team is unwilling to go change these (as per my linked question), so I figured I'd start in on it now that the tag has been synonymized. But lo and behold, it turns out that when you search on a synonymed tag it takes you to the master tag search page, so I'm unable to list the questions with the old tag using Search, so that I can do the conversions.

Please give us a way to specifically do an advanced search for the tag without going to the master.

NOTE: You can get to the specific tag search page if you click on the tag itself, so the logic is in there. This also means that this is just a minor feature request, since it can be worked around.

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so... what are you unable to do here? Post URLs... – Shog9 Oct 26 '11 at 15:44
    
Now that I've found the workaround, there is nothing I'm unable to do. I just think the advanced search capabilities should be complete. Newer users shouldn't have to find the trick, they should just see the instructions on the AS page. – Lance Roberts Oct 26 '11 at 15:46
    
The "trick" in this case being clicking on the tag? This seems exceedingly obscure... – Shog9 Oct 26 '11 at 15:49
    
Just for new users, which is why I said it was only minor. Much more than that for AS we really need deleted and locked searches. – Lance Roberts Oct 26 '11 at 15:52
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Why should we be helping new users search for the wrong tag? – Shog9 Oct 26 '11 at 15:53
    
Good Question :), probably so they can do suggested edits and help us out. It will take me weeks to clean up this tag manually. – Lance Roberts Oct 26 '11 at 15:56
    
As far as I know (at least, this is true on SO), the newly synonymized tags are automatically retagged by some script. You just have to have some patience. – BalusC Oct 26 '11 at 16:20
    
@Chichiray, no, I think they have to manually batch retag them, which is why I brought up the linked question in the first place, because they haven't bothered to do it. – Lance Roberts Oct 26 '11 at 16:23
    
@Shog9, thanks for the batch retag. – Lance Roberts Oct 26 '11 at 17:30

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