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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 [on hold]

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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Can language syntax hints be added to existing tags? [migrated]

To the best of my knowledge, this isn't supported yet? For example, the game framework libgdx is written in Java, and probably 95% of questions involving libgdx will involve questions or answers with ...
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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 ...
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Tags getting cut in Top Users Page [duplicate]

When there are too many tags associated with a single user, they got cut. It's a UI Issue.
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Query for the usage of a tag over time

Maybe a query like this already exists. I am looking for a query that accepts more than one tag, for example, java, sql and vb, and then tracks their progress over time. It would be useful to see ...
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How does Stack Overflow suggest related tags? [duplicate]

I am in the process of creating a forum where user will be creating tags similar to the way Stack Overflow does. To allow users to discover more and more questions, I liked the related tags in the ...
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Should the questions about the API be moved from MSE to Stackapps?

I saw recent questions about the Stack Exchange API on this website. Questions about the API have been posted on StackApps for a long time. So there are questions about the API on two different ...
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Why SO, SU and SF allow to style the tags?

Maybe it is a bug, but on SO, SF, SU and their metas is it possible to style the tags: #[meta-tag:featured] #*[meta-tag:featured]* ##[meta-tag:featured] ###[meta-tag:featured] [meta-tag:featured] ...
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Tags on different Stack Exchange sites overlap

I have posted a question with fftw tag on Stack Overflow. It turns out there are are loads of useful Q&A fft(w) there. But, then I scroll through the stack exchange menu in the upper right corner ...
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Explain what good/bad tags are when asking whether users want to create one

This nice message appears when users create new tags. It's a good way to remind them of the fact that they should be spelled properly and that there might be existing tags. But: The dialog says ...
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Tags page fails in iOS App when unregistered

It seems to be a problem on any site where I have favorite tags, but only if I'm currently logged out. Maybe it's caching my favorites somewhere and then trying to update that?
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Tags that format the indented code: what precedence is given?

Here is an example: VBA openweathermap XML retrieval The code used in this Q is VBA. OP has also tagged it as XML (which I would consider appropriate since it's dealing with XML parsing, ...
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No. of users online following your tag

Just wondering if this would be a good idea or not but when entering tags into the Tags section of the question, would it help if the tag showed the number of online users currently following that ...
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Please extend tag-based highlighting for java on [javafx-8] tag? [migrated]

I've already requested that for [javafx], [javafx-2] tags and user "Won't" kindly helped JavaFX community. But new tag [javafx-8] suffer from the same problem now. Is it possible to expand tag-based ...
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Please remove some redundant tags from the list of default tags on child metas

As seen in the answer to What tags exist by default on child metas?, there are some redundant tags in the list of defaults. From the following list, please remove one of each pair: tags or tagging ...
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Support AND combinations of tags on the meta filters and RSS feeds

The tag filters right now get questions through that have any of the tags in the filter. (for example here's mine) It would be really helpful to support combination of tags where the question goes ...
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A pox upon small sites: the thing that prevents you from creating plural or hyphenated versions of tags

Recall that it if the tag foobar exists, it is impossible to create either the tag foobars (which differs only in hyphenation) or the tag foo-bars (which differs only by a trailing "s"). Now, look. ...
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Where did my participation tags go?

I posted my first question on Meta Stackoverflow yesterday and got some upvotes. But even today, it displays 0 tags with: You have not participated in any tags Where did my tags go?
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Badge for ????????? tag - I guess the non-ascii characters are converetd to ?'s [duplicate]

On Russian.stackexchange.com there is a badge that was Earned at least 100 total score for at least 20 non-community wiki answers in the ?????????? tag However there is no such tag on this ...
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Editing questions with single character tags fails

When using version 1.0.1 of the iOS app it is not possible to edit question that have tags with only one character (e.g. c or r). After clicking Submit the user is thrown to the tags page and the ...
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Retagging UI is still enabled on uneditable locked questions

The retagging interface is still enabled for questions which have been locked and can not be edited. Attempts to retag result in an error. In these cases, the retagging interface should be ...
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What tags exist by default on child metas?

Some tags are automatically created when a new child meta is spawned, including mod-only tags like featured and mandatory tags like discussion, as well as some ordinary tags like bounty, users, and ...
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Should tags `filter` and `filtering` be merged?

Should the tags filter and filtering be merged? The former has no wiki summary, but seems intended for the same purpose as the latter.
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Tags do not work on the Official Android app

I have installed the official Android app, and can input title and question. But, when I tap on the tags field, I am taken to the tags screen which consists of a field with a magnifying glass to the ...
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Should I reject tag wiki excerpts based on tag itself?

I'm currently reviewing (or I was, considering SO is a fast moving place) a tag wiki excerpt for interface-inheritance. In my opinion, this tag should never exist in the first place. Just using the ...
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The single-use-tag deletion script will no longer be turned off on any new sites. Will it be turned back on at sites where it is currently off?

It used to be the case that any tag that was 6 months old and had only been applied to a single question would be deleted. This was a bad idea on many beta sites, and so the script that did the ...
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When reviewing queue tagged by ``[tag]`` test question should be honestly related to the tag

When I'm reviewing close queue by tag (python) but thats irrevelant sometimes I get questions that are not related to python at all, but are tagged python. Obvious solution would be to edit them to ...
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Migrated SO question get an untagged tag

Questions on Stack Overflow with the google-spreadsheet tag, that are migrated to Web Applications, will receive the untagged tag upon migration: Why is that? The tag on Web Applications is named: ...
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How do I add a tag in the body of a question? [duplicate]

How do I add a tag in the body of a question so that it looks like below?
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Tag error for singular count

For tags, this only is a problem for the "Info" tab, not for any others. In that specific instance, the plural is used instead of singular. I checked on two SE sites, to confirm whether I should ...
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Is there one rss feed for all unanswered questions from all Stack Exchange sites of a user?

Is there one rss feed for all unanswered questions from all Stack Exchange sites of one user? Something like http://stackexchange.com/search?q=user%3A2748772+%5Bunanswered%5D I found a few previous ...
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require multiple tags (or some tags are not sufficient)

Some tags, by themselves, are not sufficient and produce really poor 'related questions' links. Questions tagged with just these tags tend to be poor and indicate a lack of thought and/or commitment ...
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New sort mode for tags: most recently edited

I would like to request the creation of a new sorting mode for tags at /tags (in addition to the existing "popular", "name", and "new"): a mode that sorts by the time of the most recent edit to the ...
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Bug in the calculation of unanswered % in Tag Info page

I noticed in multiple tag pages (both on SO and MSE) that the Last 7 Days % of unanswered questions is 0 for many tags. I checked the recent questions for such tags, and found unanswered questions. ...
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Would it be possible to alter the tag blacklist to work alongside the tag synonym system?

One of the most common reasons we hear for not adding things to the site's blacklist is the cost of checking each item on every single post. While I'm not at all familiar with the mechanisms in place ...
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Possibility to see what users type in the tags field

I think it would be very useful if a certain part of the usergroup with sufficient moderator tools could see what users type in their "tags" field when they ask questions. There are often debates on ...
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Should the stackoverflow tag excerpt be altered to guide people to SO/MSO if applicable?

I just noticed that Meta has a stackoverflow tag. First, I wanted to suggest to delete it, but then I thought of a useful application for it (also, it has 5.8K questions, so probably a little hard to ...
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Searching for a tag across all Stack Exchange meta sites

I want to find all questions tagged community-ads on the meta sites of all Stack Exchange sites. Is there a better way than searching manually on each individual site?
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Is there a reason tags can't be added in the mobile app? [duplicate]

I was posting a question in Christianity.SE, and the correct tag - Joshua didn't exist. I have privileges to add tags, but it wouldn't take the new one. Am I doing something wrong, was this ...
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Filter newest questions by favorite tags

Sometimes I want to view all the newest questions, but narrow down my search to tags marked by me as favorites. I don't want to limit my search to only one, selected tag and I am too lazy to type all ...
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Tag popup disappears when trying to mouse over it

I don't try to click tag popups too often, so I have no idea how long this has been going on, but I recently observed some rather annoying behavior while trying to favorite a tag on a beta site. ...
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Mobile app: searching tags feature request

Something i really don't like about the android app is that you, when you are searching questions on a specific tag, don't have a simple tag search system like, for example stackoverflow on a pc. ...
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Tag wiki templates proposal

We at Travel-SE have a lot of tags, by virtue of the topic. For example, there are a large number of airport tags (with standardized, though somewhat uninformative names), and wikis for new tags are ...
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How is the tags system implemented?

I like StackExchange's tag system. I want to know how it works. What libraries does it use?
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Better support for search by both intersection and union of multiple tags

Search supports filtering by tags intersection e.g., [python] [timezone]. It finds posts that have both tags. See Filtering questions by multiple tags. Search supports filtering by tags union e.g., ...