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Do you really want to create a new tag? [duplicate]

I have been cleaning up tags on SU today and accidentally created a new tag by hitting return when the tag suggestion drop-down highlighted the tag I wanted. I probably should have pressed tab instead....
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Confirmation when creating a new tag [duplicate]

Today I created my first tag and I was surprised that NO confirmation was required. I found this question here suggesting a confirmation on new tag creation, but it dates from 2 years ago and it is ...
Saullo G. P. Castro's user avatar
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15 answers

Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange

This is an unofficial list/changelog of new features and various changes to Stack Overflow and the Stack Exchange network. It is maintained by the community, while a Stack Exchange employee changes ...
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What posts should be escalated to staff using [status-review], and how do I escalate them?

For context on how this process came to be, please see our initial commitment to responding to Meta and Mods, our guidelines for the testing period, and the results of the initial test and next steps. ...
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23 votes
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Promote tag wiki creation for new tags

When a new tag is created, should there be some kind of notification to the user? This could serve a dual purpose: To make the user check that this tag is really required. Is it spelt right? Might ...
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11 votes
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Separate tag fields to prevent split tags, warn on tag creation

As shown by various retagging efforts, the space character as tag separator is a double edged sword: tag entry is easy and natural, but multiple-word tags often become split tags. Likewise, other ...
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39 votes
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Please help me eliminate stem/dangling tags [closed]

There are currently a few year tags that should be removed (unless the year or number itself is an issue), probably added because of versioning. Years: 2002 -> Done by jjnguy 2005 -> Done by KennyTM ...
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What is a rejected migration? [duplicate]

I have noticed that in both the 10k tools and in many Meta questions, 'rejected' migrations are referenced. What are they? How is one rejected? What happens?
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You are attempting to create a tag however the tag already exists!

Over on Movies & TV we have come across a bit of a bug on this question. The issue is that it we are unable to retag this question with monsters-inc, on account of the "tag already existing" as ...
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13 votes
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Prevent diamond moderators from accidentally creating hyphenless duplicate tags when asking new questions

Earlier today, a diamond moderator created a new question, and also created a new tag to go along with it. It happens that the tag already existed, only with hyphens. I've corrected the mistag. If ...
Charles's user avatar
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9 votes
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Could we have a different color for new tags?

Suppose that I want to tag a post with foo, bar, and baz, and bar is not a tag that presently exists. There are some cues that a tag may be new in terms of autocompletion, but it would help to know ...
Christos Hayward's user avatar
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New tag should require more privilege

I am a relatively new user in Ask Ubuntu site, which is a subsite of the Stack Exchange network. After participating in the Questions and answers in the AU site for a while, I see that, the "tags" are ...
Anwar's user avatar
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10 votes
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Make tag selection more seamless and less error-prone on Android app

This question was posted using the Android App. When posting questions using the Android application, tag selection can be a little tricky & error-prone. The web application provides an ...
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"Save Edits" button is never re-enabled

Whenever I click "Save Edits" when a prerequisite is not met (for instance, not entering a 10-character-long edit summary or not changing anything at all), and then fix whatever is disabling the ...
APerson's user avatar
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Don't ask whether to create a new tag if the new tag name is invalid

Stack Exchange ate my edit! The steps to reproduce are pretty specific. Go to a site where there is a warning pop-up when you attempt to create a new tag. This is enabled on some graduated sites, ...
Gilles 'SO- stop being evil''s user avatar