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How to find past questions within a particular tag that offered a bounty?

I have seen this post which is about finding active/featured questions with bounties. But what I want to find out is past questions within a particular tag that already offered a bounty. Is it ...
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Tag score over 100k causes minor bug

If someone has a tag score of over 100k, then the score will partly disappear under the tag itself on the user profile: I think there is only one user that has ever reached a tag score of over ...
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Modify all occurences of a tag [duplicate]

On Worldbuilding, we realised that a few tags would need some modification, namely uniformizing the plural/singular type. Is there a way to modify all occurences of a given tag, or should be manually ...
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Stack Overflow Careers job link / post tags mess and overlap issue

The tags on the "Sr. Software Developer/Web Application Developer" job post are a big mess. They are clubbed together and formed a big long link of tags. It also overflows on the share sidebar to its ...
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How to sort all tags on StackOverflow according to number of question?

Is this possible to show all tags of StackOverflow sorted according to number of questions?
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What dictates the tags appended to 'Not the answer you're looking for?'

Can a tag edit be devised to have a tag removed from being automatically appended to the list following 'Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged ...'? Specifically, the ...
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Set most important Tag so that it shows in Title of browser tab [duplicate]

I would like to be able to indicate which Tag is most important so that when the Question displays, that Tag shows in the Title as displayed in my browser tab. I simply want it to be possible, not ...
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How to get tag info for tags with special characters using SE API?

Lets say we have the tag c#. How can I get it's info with the SE API? I tried doing api.stackexchange.com/2.2/tags/c#/info, however it returns {"error_id":404,"error_message":"no method found with ...
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Adding a language hint to a tag for syntax highlighting

I am a moderator over at Economics.SE, where some users have requested that syntax highlighting be implemented for questions that use the r, Matlab, or python programming languages. As I understand ...
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Auto Complete feature not working when adding second tag on Stack Exchange websites

The below snapshot will clear the question that I am asking. When I clicked on the Tags for first time when I was asking this question, I got this result: On Clicking second time, to add second ...
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It should be possible to search by more than one tag on Careers

Currently it is only possible to search by one tag. So, for instance, I can search by the "Haskell" tag. I can also search by the "pair-programming" tag. I cannot however search for all listings that ...
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Preferred way to report the same bug in multiple apps?

A little ago, I found this question in the review queue. The asker is reporting a bug he found in the android SE app. The suggested edit proposed to add a second tag to the question to indicate that ...
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Burninate the stackapps tag

Should we burninate the stackapps tag? It says: If you have a question about the API, or an application or script listed there, you should post them on stackapps.com itself, not here. So let's ...
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Tag synonym proposal: [original-author] -> [original-poster]

Suggest to make tag original-author (18 questions tagged as of now) to be a synonym of original-poster (9 questions). Preference for master tag, even though it has less questions, is because I ...
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Open Source Communities should get “Sponsored” Tags

Currently "sponsored" tags are only available for tags in which a sponsor has ponied up cash for. Since most open source communities cannot afford or justify the expense of purchasing a "sponsored" ...
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How to select what tag should be “primary” for the question? [duplicate]

When a user visits a question, the HTML page header contains the whole title of a question, prepended by a tag, one of those the question bears. How to determine which tag is displayed there, and how ...
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Custom recommended tags list for individual SE sites

Over at the Workplace we've been discussing how to encourage people to tag which country they are from, as it often has a strong impact on our answers. This got us thinking that it would be nice for ...
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Multiple unspaced tags appear as one continuous link

As seen here: Here's the view on web.
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Formatting issues when using meta-tag: along with a link in the editor

I had a heck of time while editing my What factors decide when/why a status-planned tag is added? question. But, I guess, I discovered a new weird problem in the editor while formatting hyperlink text ...
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What's the possibility of adding a “Did you mean …” in the tagging system?

On some sites, and especially with new users, the format and function of the tagging system might be a bit unclear, so often tags get used incorrectly. For example, one such issue on Arqade is the ...
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What factors decide when/why a status-planned tag is added?

What criteria is used when applying the status-planned tag? I've seen that status-planned is one of the restricted tags that can only be added or removed by a moderator (or employee). But, I can't ...
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What happens with the tagged questions when a tag-synonym is cancelled?

As far as I know, moderators can cancel tag synonyms and such things happen occasionally. (I've seen some threads about removal of tag synonyms here on meta.SE.) How will the questions be tagged ...
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What tags are available to employers on Careers?

What tags are available for employers on Careers? Inspired by this question, I tried to find out how many part time jobs were available through Careers, but it seems there were none tagged part-time. ...
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Hard to exclude tags in search for new nav

Before the new nav, it was possible to use the search box to require some tags and exclude others. Typing something like [included-tag] -[excluded-tag] would bring up results that included and ...
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Indicate beforehand required tag(s) when posting

On Meta Stack Exchange, questions need to be tagged with at least 1 from discussion, bug, feature-request, or support. It would be nice to the user to select one of these tags when asking a question, ...
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Remove / hide “suggested tags” line, if there are already five tags added

Does suggested tags line make any sense, if there are already five tags added to question? Maybe this line should be removed/hidden in case user already provided five tags? Clicking on suggestions ...
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Rotating clears selected tags

Changing the orientation of your device within the tag selection view while asking a question removes all selected tags and clears the textbox. Steps to reproduce: Ask a question (does not ...
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Sequencing of favorite vs ignored tags

I have a favorite tag : arduino-duemilanove This relates to the Arduino board the Duemilanove. I have an ignored tag: arduino-due These are totally different boards (devices), despite the ...
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Why can't a tag be deleted from the question if the question has no other tags?

Consider this question, which I voted to close as OT. Given that there might not be enough close votes, I also wanted to delete the only tag that is there, as being inappropriate for the question. ...
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Gold tag dupe-hammer posts a comment then removes it immediately [duplicate]

When a normal user votes to close as a duplicate, a comment is posted. When the question is closed, the comment is removed. The same happens with someone with a gold tag - a comment was posted then ...
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Don't add infinitely many tags to the title when browsing favourite tags

Since Add tag to page title when viewing specific tags, tags you're searching for / looking at are in the page title. I like this. However, when I browse my favourite tags ...
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Updating favorite tags in different tabs overwrites earlier changes

I've found a reproducible issue while editing my "Favorite Tags". To reproduce: While logged in, open two browsers windows and visit a StackExchange site. In the first window, click the "edit" link ...
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What are the advantages/disadvantages of creating tag synonyms?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of creating tag synonyms? For example, when I was viewing the tag information, I came across with a synonym for a tag. The difference was just making it ...
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Stack Exchange Android App doesn't show Favorite Tags

Stack Exchange Android App Version 1.0.63 I recently downloaded and started using the Stack Exchange Mobile App for Android. And while it's a great app, overall, and I quite like it for the basics, ...
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Distinguish synonyms from single-tag questions on the /tags page

When browsing the list of tags on a site, a number is shown next to each tag indicating how many questions have that tag, e.g. “sometag × 42”. If there is a single question with that tag, no ...
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Is it appropriate to provide instruction within a tag?

I happened to notice today on SO that the sas tag include instruction I've never noticed in other tags. Excerpt: "For questions about code, please include your code and some data to reproduce your ...
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I think I managed to break some tag synonyms somehow

Preface: please refrain from editing the posts/tags I reference in this post, because you might make the bug vanish. Extra preface: this issue is probably the result of misuse of diamond moderator ...
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How to send users in the right direction before they post asking for the wrong technique? [duplicate]

I often see users asking for batch programming on Windows and they try to solve rather complex tasks. A lot of these tasks would be better solved with a different technique that is also built-in to ...
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Spoiler block image and tag and bug [duplicate]

So in markdown the code >! makes a spoiler block. Something like >! Hello gives with a nice fade in/out effect. However, when you insert an image or tag like >! Hello [tag:bug] it does ...
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Top Tags for Questions

The main displayed stats for Tags have always been for Answers, with Questions demoted to only be mentioned in tooltips. With the new prominence of the Top Tags in the new-style Profile page, perhaps ...
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Lower the rep requirement for tag wiki edits

I have been in multiple new (private) betas where the tag wiki edit queues are reviewed so infrequently that many users like me appear to rarely even bother with them, because half the time important ...
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Please could there be a … after the tag wiki on the tag page?

Here the tag wiki just cuts off, with no warning: Please could it have an ellipsis, like this: Update: I just found (from web inspector) that it does have an ellipsis, just in the wrong place: ...
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Can the tag counts be the same?

On the tag home page, I see this: Note the x 7895. But on the tag's own page, I see this: Here it says 8020. I guess that one (the latter) is cached? Please could they both be right? Or both be ...
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When tagging a newly added question, display the number of questions with all of the already entered tags

I would like to suggest a following feature: when a user adds tags while creating a new question, display the number of questions that already have the same tags. For example, when I enter "python", ...
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Visited tags and badges are styled differently to unvisited ones

I just recently (some two weeks ago) noticed that on some sites (certainly Movies & TV and Seasoned Advice, even if harder to notice there) the font color inside the tags behaves like links, which ...
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Retain chosen tags when navigating tag filter options

When i change to custom tags and enter some tags. then change to all and back to custom tags all input from the first time are removed. I think it will be better if the changes will be saved and ...
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Tags should be sorted by popularity in the filter editor in the new navigation

Tags which are displayed at the top of the page filtered by a tag with asterisks, with the new navigation enabled, are sorted alphabetically. It's inconvenient, because it doesn't let me see which ...
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Tags with asterisks are not displayed in the new navigation [duplicate]

I have tags with asterisks in my favorites, like c#-* and *xaml*, in addition to normal tags like c# and wpf. Previously they worked correctly in the new navigation, but now they cause a couple of ...
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Editing the tag filter for the new nav is awkward

When you go to edit the tags you want to filter on, they appear with the cursor at the end, and all of the tags 'off screen' (so to speak) and pushed to the left. Would it be possible for them all ...
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Harder to search inside specific tag in the new navigation

I'm used to search inside a specific tag by clicking the tag, then appending the key words in the search textbox. Saves me tons of typing. However, when I now click a tag that's what happens: ...