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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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Display the navigation steps when searching for a feature tag [closed]

It would be of a nice feature to display the navigation steps when someone is searching for a feature tag. For example Community Wiki, this should immediately pop up the navigation steps on top of the ...
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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: ...
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Bug doesn't have tag formatting

The bug does not have the required-tag meta styling: Please make it the required-tag styling, like this: discussion, not discusion. It also has the same issue with the mod tags. They show as ...
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Story identification, meta-tags?

I was wondering which SE site would be best to ask about hardly hearable (for me) quote from (probably) some movie, that I have encountered on some YT clip here. Movies? Story-identification tag has ...
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What to do with [code] and [source-code]?

I see a couple of tags that are similar and appear to not be used appropriately. code has no description and over a hundred questions. It seems that many of the uses for should be code-formatting or ...
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Pushing .txt values into vector C++ [migrated]

I've been trying to figure out how to push things from a .txt into a vector and I haven't quite been successful, so I've strayed from my assignment and created a simple code to learn it. I tried to ...
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Total Score of TopTags in AndroidApp does not match [duplicate]

I have noticed that the score of Top Tags in the Android App does not match the score on my profile. As an example does my Profile say that I have a score of 806 in the c#, while the Android App ...
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Can I receive email or iPhone notifications for questions with my favorite tags? [duplicate]

Is it possible for me to get push notifications or emails (or other) when a question arises on specific tags?
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Conflicting tag-only edit hard-stops me from submitting drafted edit!

Just now I was editing a question, fixing tags and body. Before I submitted my (2k) edit, someone else edited, changing some of the same tags as I. Well enough; my edit was more complete, so I'll just ...
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Failed to create a tag NSDistributedNotificationCenter due to 25 limit [closed]

I failed to create one tag (class name) from Cocoa NSDistributedNotificationCenter for this question. And forced to truncate the Center from end, this will surely create issues with people working ...
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Can there be a greater stylistic differences between Meta and Main site tags?

When a tag is embedded in a question, it is difficult to determine if it is a main site tag or a meta site tag. Example: The difference is very minor. One is a slightly darker shade of grey. I ...
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What is the purpose of having tags if they are not honored?

What is the purpose of having tags if they are not honored? For example, if a post is tagged with a support request, then why is the post allowed to be treated as a discussion? In this case, assume ...
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Offer more options for tag subscription digests

While subscribing to tags, it shows digest mail duration set to one day. If it is weekly digest (or, for that matter, any customizable days) it will be great. Please consider changing duration to be ...
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When will tags be updated? [duplicate]

On my profile top tag scores seem to be in an old state. Or how does it work? Are these scores received reputations? What are scores there? And the votes? Questions and answers count equal? The whole ...
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How do the 'bugs' and 'reqs' tabs work?

Just curious... How do the 'bugs' and 'reqs' tabs work? Do they just show the highest voted bugs and feature requests that don't have specific status-* tags? To basically show the highest voted ...
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Can the front page say “retagged” instead of “modified” for a tag-only edit? [duplicate]

It's not that uncommon for me to be interested in edits people make to questions or answers, especially when I'm doing review tasks and someone I downvoted/closevoted might have fixed the problem, but ...
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Add gold tag badge privileges to a user's Privileges page

I think it would be very handy to have a users 'privileges' page (what you see when you go to /help/privileges) also show the user's gold tag badge privileges. Currently it just lists the ...
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Top tag in activity should count question score as well

In the new activity view on the profile page, it includes your top tag. As it stands, this is identical to the top tag later down on the page, meaning it only calculates answer score. This makes 100% ...
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Can not edit/select tags from web interface(can not ask questions)

I am posting this from the mobile app as I am not able to post any questions or edit tags from the web interface. After writing the question I am not able to select a tag. Writing the text bug also ...
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What does “post %” mean in user's profile page?

In profile page, there is "post %" under top tags which is 100 of mine. What does it mean?
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Got a tag badge - but has not earned it yet [duplicate]

This morning I got the silver twitter-bootstrap badge : ... Unfornutunetely, I havent earned this particular badge yet. Have 318 votes on 124 answers. Then wondered if twitter-bootstrap had ...
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Brackets around tags disappear from search after captcha

I clicked a tag from a user profile on a site where I don't have an account. The address was: http://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/search?q=user:2306+[transactions] It then took me to the ...
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Is it possible to tag users? [duplicate]

It could be interesting to tag users, for example by company or profession. We could check if Ericsson employees contribute more than Nokia employees for example; have companies compete with each ...
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What should I do when I'm asking a question that needs a new tag, but I don't have enough rep?

Today, I asked my first question on WebApps.SE: "could not find driver" error when registering at ghtorrnt.org/dblite. (I'm fairly active on other SE sites.) My question was about a web app ...
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Inline images overlap tag formatting by 1px

status-declined Long sentence to test what happens when we post any size image over the top of a tag: status-declined Long sentence to test what happens when we post any size image over the top of a ...
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Favorite Tag Buttons partly sticking off page

I appear to have found a bug, when adding Favorite tags, I find that the buttons are half off the page (this is of the AskUbuntu site): Although on other sites it looks more like this:
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How does the “Next tag badge:” determine the badges to display?

I was checking out the new profile and was going to go about changing what is displayed for the "Next tag badge:", bellow is all the badges I could select However there is a badge missing, I was ...
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Making tags favorite in mobile versions of SE sites

Now I'm not able to make tags favorite in mobile versions of all Stack Exchange sites. Maybe I just haven't found how but in this case UX should be improved and be more intuitive. If open a Desktop ...
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Add a BadgeTypeId to the Badges table on SEDE [duplicate]

When trying to derive badge statistics on SEDE it would be helpful if there was an identifier (say BadgeTypeId) that would mark the badge as being Bronze badge Silver badge Gold badge Bronze tag ...
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Recreate a query for the tags associated with a user based on time filter

I'm looking to recreate a SEDE query that represents the tags associated with a user based on a specific time filter. Consider, for example, the list of users sorted by reputation, filtered by week: ...
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Mark a tag as a historical significance only

We already have tag blacklisting. That's great, and very useful. I would also like to have a related feature: marking a tag as "historical only". For example, on Programmers.SE, one of the custom ...
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Not all tags are shown when trying to edit a post [duplicate]

When trying to edit this phys.SE question, the tag line becomes this: Where two and a half tags are hidden, and it is impossible to get the two leftmost ones to show. The same happens when I try to ...
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Multiple tag search using OR operator broken for logged out users [duplicate]

I just noticed an odd bug. Steps to recreate: Do a search for two tags, using the OR operator. Example link Observe that it properly returns results that contain either tag. Log out. Do a search ...
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Reduce reputation requirement to create existing tags

Local creation of a tag on a Stack Exchange site requires a certain number of reputation points. What about foreign/existing tags, i.e. tags which exist on other (or many) Stack Exchange sites? I ...
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The tag “navel-gazing” has no tag wiki and is um…?

The tag navel-gazing has no tag wiki and just 2 (well, now 3) questions. Please could someone explain what navel gazing is (Ooh, Wikipedia says Meditation) but I am confused how looking at one's ...
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Are there any guidelines around which SE site should host a given question/tag?

I wanted to ask a question about Paw. Their support link says to post questions to Stack Overflow. However the SO tag for Paw says to use Apple StackExchange. Figuring that posting a question on SO ...
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Merge or synonymify [icon] and [icons]

I wrote this question, and in doing so, I found out that we have two tags, icon and icons. These are identical. Can someone merge them or set up a tag synonym for them? There aren't many questions ...
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Don't suggest a tag that I've added a synonym of [duplicate]

I have already added the tag comment, but it is also suggesting I add the tag comments: Could it grey it out, or hide it, if I have already added a synonym please? Also, can there be a space ...
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A tag I've created now shows as created by the Community ♦ user; why? [duplicate]

A while back I've created a new tag [xsd-1.1] (on Stack Overflow). It now shows to have been created by the "Community" user; why is this?
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Can you use links when sending a message from Careers?

I would like to send some links to a potential employee/employer. We have an ongoing message thread going. It is not clear if Markdown like [link text](http://link) will work in there, or if they will ...
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Why doesn't language:lang-none work?

I tried using <!-- language: lang-none --> to display the output of a program without any syntax highlighting at C++ - Vector seems to be overwritten on for loop. However it still displayed the ...
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Useless popular tags [duplicate]

I found this tag on Stack Overflow. Whoever created or edited the tag had said specifically not to use it. What is the point of the tag then? It has quite a few questions on it, which some are ...
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Editing to enter a too long tag name and cancelling the edit still causes the “tag name too long” error balloon to display

I tried editing a question to add a tag (the question was migrated from another site and came across untagged) and the best I could think of was adding a new one. Unfortunately the name I picked to ...
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Should we handle tags with no not-locked questions the same as non-existent tags?

Since locked questions cannot be edited by anyone but a moderator, and (especially for historically-locked questions) many are off-topic, they have a higher incidence of bad tags. My request is ...
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What does “scoring tags” mean?

On the blog entry Stack Overflow Homepage Changes there is mention of "scoring tags". What does this reference to "scoring tags" mean? For example: Your top 40 scoring tags...
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How to subscribe for a tag over all SE sites?

How can I subscribe for a tag over all SE sites that I've got an account on?