I'm constantly seeing myself having to go through a long process to get my search result for unanswered questions and I can't seem to find the efficient way to go about it.

I have saved favorite tags , , and . I want to search for questions where any or more of these tags exist. If I click on the saved favorite tag and then , the PHP will be replaced, so I always have to select from the unanswered tags (where the selection is added not replaced).

So I'm always clicking the 3 tags which I have to find in the "unanswered tags" group. Is there any way I can search all my favorite tags at once?

  • This is both a dupe, and off-topic when specific to Stack Overflow alone (it isn't really). – Martijn Pieters Sep 11 '14 at 7:09
  • All you have to do is search for [jquery] [or] [ajax] [or] [php] to get a tag page combining questions for any of those tags. – Martijn Pieters Sep 11 '14 at 7:10
  • Sorry I miswrote, I meant "is containing any of". I have seen the [jquery][ajax][php] syntax, for the search field however do I need to retype it everytime I want to search for these even tho I have them saved in favorite tags? – Adrian Forsius Sep 11 '14 at 7:20
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    There is currently no way to convert your starred tags to such a search. I have my search simply bookmarked. – Martijn Pieters Sep 11 '14 at 7:24
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    intags:mine. That's what you want. – Braiam Sep 11 '14 at 7:51
  • I've confirmed that the suggestion by @Braiam works; voting to reopen. – michaelb958 Sep 11 '14 at 7:59
  • Is there a way to limit it to just Questions =? Currently this give N+1 results for every question where N is the number of answers (1 per answer, + 1 for the Questions). – aslum Mar 17 '15 at 14:59
  • NVM: The solution I required is: intags:mine is:question – aslum Mar 17 '15 at 15:00

There's actually an operator for this now: intags:mine (thanks @Braiam!). It isn't in the "Advanced Search Tips" displayed on the search page, but is documented somewhere in the dark depths of the Help Center, in section User Operators. Unlike the other user operators, it does not support querying arbitrary users' favourite tags; it will silently use yours instead.

Interestingly, the Help Center mention of the intags:mine operator has been around since early August 2013, more than a year ago (documented on Aug 4, but not on Aug 2), but the Search Tips sidebar still doesn't mention it. This strikes me as a curious oversight.


It's nice that there is a possibility to search for all my tags. I think for such a feature a button next to "favorite tags" would be great.

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    Or even better, a textbox: i.stack.imgur.com/6fS39.png (triggered by Enter, same way as the ordinary search on top) – ShaWiz Sep 22 '16 at 11:59
  • @ShadowWizard hold on.. are you saying that already exists? I don't have that... – Cai Sep 22 '16 at 13:06
  • @Cai lol no, I added it myself locally, gave it as suggestion for the requested feature. – ShaWiz Sep 22 '16 at 13:07
  • @ShadowWizard oh that makes more sense... ignore me :) – Cai Sep 22 '16 at 13:08

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