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I want to search for:

  • unanswered questions
  • only in my tags
  • sorted by newest first

I'd have guessed this was very common—if not the default. However I can't figure it out. Closest I can find on meta is this, which doesn't have a definitive answer.

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Duplicate of the one you linked (whats the difference to your question?) and meta.stackexchange.com/questions/11563/… –  Georg Fritzsche Sep 15 '10 at 20:36
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possible duplicate of sorting unanswered 'my tag' questions newest first –  Jon Seigel Sep 15 '10 at 21:46
    
@Sfinnie, make sure and upvote the feature-request you linked to let them know that you want it implemented. –  Lance Roberts Sep 15 '10 at 22:18
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thx all. Have upvoted feature request. Don't understand why Jeff's resisting - but hey, it's his site :-) –  sfinnie Sep 16 '10 at 8:50
    
I updated my answer to show unanswered, sorry for missing that. –  Lance Roberts Sep 17 '10 at 8:41
    
@Lance: thanks. –  sfinnie Sep 17 '10 at 11:33
    
When you say "only in my tags," you mean not specific tags, but all your tags, right? –  Kazark Mar 15 '13 at 17:20

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Here's the search I use, just replace the bold with your tags,it works fine for a few tags:

http://stackoverflow.com/search?tab=newest&q=[excel]%20[vba]%20answers%3a0

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I don't see unanswered in there... –  Tobias Kienzler Sep 16 '10 at 8:22
    
thx. I'll use that for now until I can figure the 'unanswered' bit too. –  sfinnie Sep 16 '10 at 8:51
    
@sfinnie: See the search tips for a bit more. –  Georg Fritzsche Sep 16 '10 at 9:22
    
@Georg: thx - will take a look there too. –  sfinnie Sep 16 '10 at 16:03
    
@Tobias, fixed. –  Lance Roberts Sep 17 '10 at 8:41

The intags:mine operator returns only posts that appear in tags you have marked as favorite.

Applying this to @LanceRoberts answer:

http://stackoverflow.com/search?q=intags%3Amine+answers%3A0

But neither this, nor his suggested method, support sorting by date asked ☹

Edit: Martin Smith provided this search, which will sort chronologically:

http://stackoverflow.com/search?tab=newest&q=intags%3amine%20answers%3a0

Thanks all!

Edit: Another improvement: skip closed (and on hold) posts

http://stackoverflow.com/search?tab=newest&q=intags%3amine%20answers%3a0%20closed%3ano
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Click on the "newest" tab to get descending date order. URL: http://stackoverflow.com/search?tab=newest&q=intags%3amine%20answers%3a0 –  Martin Smith Dec 21 '13 at 18:06

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