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I saw a question on Stack Overflow and it's about Java. The post had a number of tags but not the important one, so the source code of that question looks as ugly as plaintext because the syntax highlighting was not working.

I tried to add java to the tags of that question, but I got an error

Your edit summary must be at least 10 characters

Can't we add missed tags for a question without adding anything to the body?

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    your edit SUMMARY - the explanation of what you did. Fill in that box saying "added Java tag" and you're all set – Kate Gregory Aug 7 '14 at 16:47
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    The error tells you that you need to fill in a edit summary, which is a separate field that tells people why or what you edited. – Martijn Pieters Aug 7 '14 at 16:48
  • i was post wrong error .error is "Edits must be at least 6 characters; is there something else to improve in this post?" – Fast Snail Aug 8 '14 at 0:57
  • If you have a new question, please ask a new question instead of radically changing this one. – michaelb958--GoFundMonica Aug 8 '14 at 2:01
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You need to fill in the editing summary, the text box after the tags, to summarize what edits you made:

edit summary location

When I edited your question, I edited the summary too. For 2k+ users, the edit summary is auto-generated if left blank, but when suggesting an edit, you need get to leave something for the reviewers to read.

  • i was post wrong error .error is "Edits must be at least 6 characters; is there something else to improve in this post?" – Fast Snail Aug 8 '14 at 1:01

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