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It is hard to see what tag you are looking at

This is a screenshot of the 12.04 on Ask Ubuntu. Looking over the page, you can see the Tag Wiki - but that doesn't show you what the tag is. In fact, the biggest text is the question count. It's ...
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Tag-Wiki edit submit gets error, clearer reasons requested

I'm trying to submit a tag-wiki on Cogsi.SE, who's edit review queue is currently at 38. I keep getting the error: An error occurred while submitting the post Here's a screenshot of what's ...
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How can I filter questions with ZERO answers for a tag? [duplicate]

I tried to answer SEO-related questions which are not having even a single answer in Pro Webmasters. But I was not able to filter a single question with no answer in the SEO tag. Why does it show ...
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Multiple tags search broken when searching as anonymous user?

When I input [asdf][lisp] into the search field on http://stackoverflow.com, without being logged in, only one tag remains. Is it broken?
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Reference tag of any site in chat

Right now, in chat, we can use [tag:tagname] and [meta-tag:tagname]. But in MSE chat, I think it would be useful to reference a tag on any site through this format. For example: ...
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Tooltip/Title to show tags of Hot Network Questions when hovered over

Currently, hovering the mouse over a Hot Network Question title does nothing (but show the URL in the bottom of the browser, if supported). Sometimes the title of the question alone doesn't make it ...
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Email notifications for search terms

I would like to get email notifications for questions which match a tag, and include a search keyword. I can see how to do this for tags, but not a way to filter based on keyword matches. Is this ...
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Should the BRE tag be a synonym of biztalk-rule-engine? [migrated]

There are two tags that were being used for very similar purposes. BRE and biztalk-rule-engine. When I first looked BRE was a generic tag about Businness Rules Engine and it was being used both for ...
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When did tagging become user responsibiliy?

I was looking back at an ealier beta version of stackoverflow and noticed that tags were previously a fix in the site. When did they become user responsibility?
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Add a limited cross site question feed to the main page

Often people have lamented the "this is appropriate on multiple sites, but people yell if I post copies of it on both" or "I'd post it on the other site, but it doesn't get enough eyeballs - this one ...
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Adding Tag “Classes” to Synonyms [duplicate]

There are some situations where tag synonyms make perfect sense the way they currently are. In SF&F, the "lotr" tag is a synonym for "lord-of-the-rings". As we all know, LOTR is just an ...
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CSS z-index causes part of tags to show through the “You have X votes left today” and other notifications on webmasters and web applications

When you vote 35 times in a day and you only have five votes left, you start getting a warning popup that you are almost at your limit. When this warning appears in the same place as the tags, part ...
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Editing a site-meta post with an expired featured tag requires me to restore it

This happened here. I wanted to add a new tag to and remove another obsolete tag from a question on a site-meta and I could not do so without adding a featured tag, which had been added to the post by ...
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Finding the most popular tags on Careers [duplicate]

I am trying to find the tags on Stack Overflow Careers that have the most jobs. On most Stack Exchange sites, I can easily do this by clicking on the "Tags" link from the home page, but I don't see ...
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Exception search in Stack Exchange websites?

I would like to know if I can search for all tags excluding some tags. For example: In Stack Overflow I would want search results for all posts that contain all tags except these tags: python and ...
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Rename the “non-greedy” and “ungreedy” tag [migrated]

Both the non-greedy and ungreedy tag are used in the context of regular expressions. The problem with the tags is that they don't provide that context. One could for instance specify this for a ...
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Favoriting tag by clicking on star didn't reflect on favorite list on right

While toggling between favorite, ignored, and normal by clicking the star which appears by hovering the tag below the question, the previously favored tag would be removed. But toggling tag to ...
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Guest (not logged in) users can only sort questions with specific tag by newest

I think this is platform wide (all SE sites). Logout Choose a tag, eg. java on SO Try to sort questions by something other than newest No matter what sorting is chosen, questions are sorted by ...
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Why do we burninate instead of blacklisting?

Currently, on Stack Exchange, it is customary to burninate a tag first, and blacklist it only if it becomes a recurring issue. I'm sure there's a good reason for this, but it eludes me. Why do we do ...
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How can i calculate the total score of a tag?

I'm really bad at SQL. I want to use SEDE to calculate the total question score of a tag, meaning add up all of the votes on questions in a tag. So, for example, a new tag with questions voted 5, 2, ...
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Let us filter all review types - especially using tags

Someone will probably close this as having already been discussed and dropped, but I will propose it anyway. It seems that one can now use some tags (the most used, presumably) for filtering the ...
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Tags on StackOverflow Careers in the Experience section are too narrow to read [duplicate]

There seems to be a visual bug with tags in the Experience section of StackOverflow Careers. Tested on Chrome and Safari and both appear bugged. Tags appear fine in all other sections of the Careers ...
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How to bookmark favourite tags and related tag synonyms?

I have searched a lot about favorite tags, and well understood how it works. I have had been following Stack Overflow religiously, and my focus has always been to help the community with a good answer ...
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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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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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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 ...