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Search [tag1] OR [tag2]

In stackoverflow how do we search questions which are being tagged by atleast one of the tags mentioned in search box. For eg seaching [java][javascript] gives all question which have been tagged both, but I need either one of them.


  • thanks Rob, i don't know why but i am not able to add comment to your answer Jan 3, 2012 at 12:04

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This feature does already exist. Simply add or between the tags:

Live example: [java] or [javascript].

  • @Jeff Why did you remove the square braces in my answer? Without these, the search query will fail.
    – Rob W
    Jan 4, 2012 at 17:20
  • we're fixing this, it was never intended to work that way Jan 4, 2012 at 22:20

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