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How do I rename a tag to include non-English characters?

In response to this post I decided it was appropriate to re-spell some of our tags over at Spanish.SE to use proper accent marks. However, it doesn't appear to be working. When I enter this: ...
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Correct tag-markdown display in sub/sup HTML

Tag-markdown is not fully-supported in <sub> and/or <sup> specifications as it retains its default font size: This is a [meta-tag:feature-request]. <sub><sup> This is a ...
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Can we have meta tags for chatrooms?

We can add tags to our chatroom which is great. What isn't great is that we have no way to indicate that we mean the tags from the meta site. I'm one of the room owners of the SO Close voters room ...
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About tags for specific features of official mobile apps

There are some "sub-tags" for tags regarding the official Android and iOS apps for Stack Exchange. ios-app - 433 questions tagged ios-app-feed - 15 android-app - 918 android-app-feed - 30 ...
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Tags appear stretched in Chrome / Mobile (Android)

I'm not sure if this is because of the latest Chrome app update, but for some time now I've noticed tags appear to stretch to random widths, in an inconsistent manner (sometimes they look fine). ...
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Automatic warnings of 'dangerous' tags

Earlier Shog posted this answer over on MSO about "Help the helpless with how-to-ask tag tips". Fortunately, he didn't use the suggested interface: But instead did something a bit more in ...
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Why can't we tag answers? [duplicate]

We can add tags to questions, but why cannot we add tags to answers? That would be a useful feature because sometimes answers bring up topics not tagged in the question.
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Meta tags with a preset description 404 on viewing excerpt history if they have not yet been edited

Any meta tag that have a preset definition (mainly the moderator-tags and the required-tags, but there are possibly others that I don't know of, including maybe some that are not on metas) will take ...
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Without specifying another search criterion, can I see a list of questions that do not have a particular tag?

I entered -[tag-name] into the search field, intending to have a look at any and all questions on a site that were not tagged tag-name. I ended up with no results. The "not this tag" part of the ...
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How should I list an improvement to my own feature request / discussion hybrid?

I recently posted a feature request here on MSE that was deliberately open-ended. I'm still not sure of what the best implementation would be, so I tagged it not only with feature-request, but also ...
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Finding historical reputation requirements

Stack Exchange sites have different reputation thresholds that allow users to do various things. For example, on Stack Overflow, creating tags requires 1,500 reputation, while on Database ...
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What should I do when I see “Use a more specific tag if applicable” in a tag excerpt/wiki?

I found several times tags like these, and sometimes I found a more appropriated tag, sometimes I don't, but when I do I'm confused. Should I use both tags, the more appropriated and the one that has ...
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Question closed by votes from people who do not appear to be familiar with the topic

This question was closed by five votes: https://stackoverflow.com/revisions/24631551/1 It is true that the question was poorly written. It seems likely that English was not the author's first ...
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Why does the Tags section of the profile count questions asked, but not their score?

Note: This question addresses part of what I'm asking here, but not everything. I also want to know why the number of questions for a given tag is included if the score is not. Also note: This ...
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Why or for what are these zombie meta-tags with no descriptions?

Why do the following (among others) zombie or orphan tags (i.e. tags with no associated questions) exist on that meta site: retagging interesting-tags tagging They have been like that for at least ...
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Is there a process set up to clear SO specific tag questions on MSE

As a new reviewer, I'm seeing lots of questions that deserve to be closed here since they were tag burninate requests specific to Stack Overflow. Is there some software process set up to send these ...
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Very old questions in “Newest” in advanced tag search

I just did a search like http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/boost+or+boost-phoenix+boost-spirit+boost-spirit-qi+boost-spirit-phoenix I highlight the "Newest" tab, but note the dates on the ...
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The tags page incorrectly shortens tag excerpts

On the Christianity site there are a few tags relating to history. It was decided that the church-history tag should be used when applicable rather than the generic history tag. So it has the excerpt: ...
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Tags page filter/search is out of sync when going “back” to it

Browser: Chrome 37.0.2062.122 Steps to reproduce: Go to a site's tags page, e.g. https://meta.stackexchange.com/tags. Type something in the “Type to find tags:” box. Click on one of the tags, going ...
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Non-moderators can “add” moderator tags with a rollback

I'm not entirely sure whether this is a bug, but it has important implications either way. Moderator only tags (like status-completed, status-declined, and featured) can only be added by, well, ...
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favorite tags on ipad ios StackExchange beta app

It would be nice if the tags view on the Stack Exchange app showed a users favorite tags under the tags section for a given community. I use them to browse questions for tags that I care about ...
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Remove cv-pls tag from chat rooms [migrated]

This is probably going going to be controversial, but I'd like to suggest that the cv-pls (and similar tags) be removed from the chat rooms. I think the tag has the potential to encourage less than ...
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Could you add a tag for “ProcessWire”? [closed]

ProcessWire is a great CMS I'm using a lot of times and for which I try to help people get their answers. Recently I saw some processwire related questions poping up on stackexchange so I thought you ...
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Add “Type to find tags” to my personal tag list

If I browse the tag list in my profile, I cannot search for a specific tag. I can sort alphabetically, but then I have to guess which page a particular tag would be on. Not easy: Can we add the ...
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Search all favorite tags at once

I'm an constantly seeing myself have to go through a long process to get my search result for unanswered questions and I can't seem to find the efficient way to go about it, this is my problem: I ...
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filter by tag in review is not working

I click on review in StackOverflow, and its open review page. Then I clicked on java in by tag: filter in Close Vote section. Now I want to change filter from java to python, when I change in url ...
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Searching for questions that has ([tag1] or [tag2]) and not [tag3]

Ok, I figured out that this doesn't do what I want. All questions without [iphone] tag but with any of its variants. So I figured that maybe I need to do [tag1] [tag3] or [tag2] [tag3], seems like a ...
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Why wasn't my close vote binding?

On SO, I have binding close vote on the c# tag. There was a question that was an obvious duplicate of a previous question I was involved in, so I voted to close. The question, though having the c# ...
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In my profile, how can I see all Tags for which I have earned Gold Badges?

I'm trying to find out for which tags I have earned Gold Badges. In my profile I found this section: But this shows a looooong list of tags indicating how many gold badges have been awarded for it ...
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When you enter a moderator tag in the body, it isn't formatted

In the tags bar, the moderator only tags have different formatting, as do the required tags: But when you use the [tag:tagname] markdown, it doesn't format it at all on the per-site meta sites. ...
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Are there any other requirements for the Taxonomist badge?

Both this query as well as this say that I am the creator of the soundtrack tag on Movies & TV. But while the tag already has 82 questions associated to it, I haven't yet been awarded the ...
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Search query returns “0 questions tagged” until you refresh it a few times

Ever since I added 2 new tags to my search query (about a week ago), it gives me this problem where I have to refresh the page 3 or 4 times before it shows all questions again. Refreshing can be done ...
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Persist sort criteria of tagged questions

The questions list itself already remembers the sort and filter in the iOS app. However, I would like the same for tagged questions. For example, sometimes when I choose a tag, the app automatically ...
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Can we have a new mandatory tag on meta for proposals?

bug is for reproducible problems due to software (including styling, browser compatibility, the mobile apps, etc.). feature-request is for proposed new features or modifications to existing features. ...
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Why isn't the predictor predicting?

Since "Jan 8 at (more or less) 19:57" the predictor or Tag Future Report hasn't been updated. This could screw more than one Recommended/Interesting tabs of Stack Overflow users. How often does this ...
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Exposure with an unused tag

I have a question that fits a certain tag, but the problem is there are 4 questions on that tag and I'm worried no one will see my question... Can people only see questions in tags they browse? Or ...
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When to burninate

Upon seeing this question, I took a look at the [user] tag, and it currently has 1366 unanswered questions, and 4326 total questions. Seeing as that's quite a lot, I thought I'd help with the ...
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Too many tags on a question?

prompted by someone else's 30 day adventure in answering Stack Overflow questions, I tried my hand at answering some of the unanswered questions for the angularjs tag. What I found is that some of ...
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How to store AND tag groups combinations in favorite filters?

in order to get reputation, I am trying to filter the list of questions in StackOverflow by several tags or tag groups. I get the "related" tags concept. But I can't store the combinations anywhere. ...
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Clarification on “How do I propose or vote on tag synonyms?”

On http://stackoverflow.com/help/privileges/suggest-tag-synonyms, we got: Users with this privilege and a total answer score of 5 or more on the tag, can suggest tag synonyms. Users with a total ...
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how to keep a tag wiki for an empty tag

Empty tags are deleted after 24 hours, if I understand correctly. Right now, on Mi Yodeya, we have a tag which has been used in the past which we do not want used. It currently has a warning as the ...
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Synonyms of tags don't display the tag wiki

When you view the tags, any synonyms don't have a wiki: 10k is a synonym of 10k-tools. Why does 10k not display the 10k-tools tag-wiki? Edit: It is the same on other sites. Ask Ubuntu: ...
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Could we have a different color for new tags?

Suppose that I want to tag a post with foo, bar, and baz, and bar is not a tag that presently exists. There are some cues that a tag may be new in terms of autocompletion, but it would help to know ...
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Display text-only language hint on each tag for regular users

It's currently very difficult (not impossible) for regular users to determine if a tag on their site is currently set to one of the available language hints. For moderators, there is a drop-down box ...
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My position in top tag users missing [closed]

Clicking on the top user link of a tag I can see the top 20 users lists. If I am not in that list (not in the top 20) then normally my score is still shown below the top 20, but not anymore. Please ...
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Sort Jobs by tag match on Careers [duplicate]

When looking for jobs on Careers I can sort the job list by date, job name or company name. But since jobs have tags it would be great if there were another sort option that takes the tags into ...
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Can [advanced-search] be made a synonym for [search]?

I noticed that MSE has two tags for search: search advanced-search Can [advanced-search] be made into a synonym for [search]? I see no reason why we need both. "Advanced search" questions are just ...
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Tag input box is misaligned on MSO [duplicate]

The tags in the tag input box are aligned too far towards the bottom, see the below images: Asking a new question Editing an existing question The problem seems to be more visible when editing ...
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Bug in sorting by newest questions and filtering by tag

Identical to Bug? sorting by one tag and newest questions I am using android stackexchange app version 1.0.43 , android version 4.1.2 For example I was searching by newest questions with a specific ...
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Why are top users of a tag ranked solely by score?

When looking at the "Top Users" page of any particular tag, (http://{site}/tags/{tag}/topusers) both the "Top Answerers" and "Top Askers" sections show the total score and the count of posts that use ...