Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 155 Stack Exchange communities.

What is meta?
Here's how it works:
  1. Any Stack Exchange user can ask a question
  2. The community provides support, votes on ideas, and reports bugs
  3. Your voice helps shape the way Stack Exchange operates

Trying to post a question about R in stack overflow I am getting a message saying:

Oops! Your question couldn't be submitted because:

you need at least one valid tag; see a list of popular tags

Although I select R as tag I still cannot post....

Any idea how I can go around?

share|improve this question
3  
Can you take a screen shot where you selected the tag and post it as an edit to this question? It should just work once you've selected a valid tag, and R is a valid tag. – Tim Post Feb 19 '12 at 17:43
    
Like everyone's said, r is a valid tag and this should work just fine. But really, this should be a definite edge case. I imagine that in 99% of cases there are at least two appropriate tags for a question. – Cody Gray Feb 20 '12 at 2:09
up vote 7 down vote accepted

You can't work around it - there's no way to submit an untagged question.

Make sure when you type r into the tag box you then click on the tag in question to get a blue tag like this:

enter image description here

That's your clue that you've chosen a valid tag. As I understand it, it should work if you just type in r, but it's worth checking.

share|improve this answer
    
That's an impressive FHRC you have there! Did you have to use all nine of your fingers? ;) – Lix Feb 19 '12 at 17:50
2  
@Lix I used the GIMP - so yes. There are so many floating panels I'd never hold them all down without all these fingers I have. No idea how people with just eight fingers cope! – user142852 Feb 19 '12 at 17:52

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .