Questions tagged [tag-autocomplete]

Questions related to the popup which contains up to six tags that match what you are typing, when creating/editing a question.

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Tag autocompletion should give higher ranking for tags that begin with the entered string

I think the tag autocompletion (when creating/editing a question) should rank those tags higher that begin with the entered string. Otherwise it can happen that a tag is not suggested although it ...
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Why isn't the tag autocompletion suggesting 6 tags while they are at least 6 available?

I wonder why sometimes the tag autocompletion suggests fewer than 6 tags even though they are at least 6 tags available. Example: the tag github-desktop isn't suggested when typing github-: Bug or ...
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Tag selection autocomplete dialog crashes my browser(s) [duplicate]

About one time out of three, when I start typing a tag name and launch the autocompletion script, the script crashes with this error (on firefox): A script on this page may be busy, or it may have ...
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Tag suggestion dropdown appears when there are no results sometimes

Context: So we all know that, when you're adding tags to a question, a dropdown appears suggesting tags that begin with whatever characters you've typed in so far. When you type in characters that don'...
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Tag autocomplete list gets cut off by footer

I saw this issue on all sites (excepting (Meta) StackOverflow, and maybe others). Even after Geoff's fix, this still happens in the latest build (rev 2014.6.12.1658) on Graphic Design (but not here on ...
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Eeek! Can't choose tags anymore (Meta only)

Maybe Jeff has finally took his vengeance on all of us with his giant S? Those nasty errors happen on page load then whenever I type something in the tag editor. Naturally, they cause I can't ...
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When adding tags to a Question, the Excerpt for [seo-friendly] does not match that of its master

As an example, if you try py3k, only python-3.x is shown. But if you try seo-friendly, it shows up, complete with its own Excerpt, even if it's just a synonym (of seo). I don't know what was intended, ...
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Confusion with tag synonym error message

I asked a question on SO and tried to use the ie-10 tag and got an error message: You are attempting to create the tag [ie-10]; however the tag [internet-explorer-10] already exists! If you think ...
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Tagging confusion/inconsistency with alloy-ui

I've noticed that many questions tagged as alloy-ui, are incorrectly tagged. Namely, topics involving Appcelerator's Alloy framework for the Titanium SDK. While Alloy UI is a javascript framework ...
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Umlaute in tags are only replaced with one instance?

While messing around with the tag system, I noticed that multiple Umlaute (öäü) are replaced with only a single instance of their counterpart. Example: [vööörg] becomes [vorg] [füür] becomes [fur] ...
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Blind review/suggestion accepting tag-wikis?

I was just wondering about how many people blindly perform reviews. Personally, I have noticed that once in a while, I will accept a suggested edit if it looks good and has no spelling or grammar ...
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Tag synonym showing up with uses in tag suggestions list

On Ask Ubuntu, in the retag dialog, I noticed: Notice that [fontconfig] shows up as both a synonym and a regular tag (which somehow has 4 usages). Clicking through "fontconfig" shows it does seem to ...
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Automatically suggest where to ask based on tags or question body [duplicate]

There's a number of subfields that have a stackexchange site of their own by now, such as linguistics, statistics, computer science, etc. It also appears that questions with certain tags are very ...
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Please do not auto-select the only matching tag!

It just happened again: I typed in the start of a tag, used the arrow keys to select it in the box that appeared and hit Enter. Only once again, there had been only one matching tag left and upon ...
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Have Stack Overflow automatically suggest tags

Why doesn't Stack Overflow automatically suggest tags? Stack Overflow can already find questions similar to mine. If most of those similar questions have the same tags, why not put automatically ...
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Could the tags autocomplete widget please show more than six options?

When specifying the tags when asking/editing a question, it seems that there is a constraint to show a maximum of six matches, which really is awfully unhelpful if you are trying to find the most ...
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Tag suggestions in the right sidebar? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Improve visibility of related/alternate tags If a user adds e.g. the tags html, javascript and css to his favorite tags in the right sidebar there could be a small area called ...
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Confusion with error-message and error-messages tags [closed]

I wanted to put error-message in one of the questions I edited. When I typed "error-" there is error-message in the suggestion box as expected, but there is also error-messages, which is a synonym to ...
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Hitting enter in tag selector to select tag posts the question

On Firefox 6, it seems that hitting Enter to select the tag in the tag selector from the dropdown menu also posts the question. I don't believe this is intended behavior, and it is not observed in ...
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Putting the “How to use this Tag” in the Tag Wiki Excerpt

Could we put in the Tag Wiki Excerpt a little description on how to use the tag? For example, regex tags 90% of the time require a tag about the language you are using the Regex with. So we could ...
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Tag auto-completion shows tags I'm not allowed to use

When using tag auto-completion on MetaSO, it includes moderator-only tags (like status-completed). Not only that, it lets me click on them. Shouldn't they be filtered out for mere mortals? (Or at ...
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Arrow key navigation in new tag box is counterintuitive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make up/down go up and down instead of left and right When there are enough suggested tags for there two be two rows in the tag box... ...hitting the down arrow key moves the ...
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Tag editor misinterprets backspace at beginning of text when text is selected

It seems that this was already mentioned, but since I just came across this issue myself and the tag editor has been fully deployed, I opted to turn it into a formal bug report. If you select text ...
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Accidentally submitting posts when editing tags

This is a user problem, but I've made this mistake almost every time I've edited tags on a question. I start to type a tag name, and the completion pops up: "Hey!", I think. "There's my tag right ...
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“Learn more” link on tag suggestions fails if there's only one suggestion

While providing the tags to this very question, I get 5 tag suggestions after typing "bug". When I click on "learn more", the info page of the respective tag opens in a new tab. This is good. Now, ...
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No tag suggestions are shown when attempting to edit a question while editing tags

I found one edge case where the new and improved tag editor does not get displayed. Steps to reproduce (10k users only): While looking at a question, click the "edit tags" link next to the existing ...
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Tag selector excluding potential matches as entered text gets *closer* to those matches

It seems like the suggestion algorithm is being a bit too picky or just doing something weird. I know there are lots of other tags with "badge" in their name, and apparently it does too.
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Dashes don't work in the new Tag Selector

This is related to this question, about ignoring dashes in the tag search. How about we ignore them when they're not entered, so that tags will be found with dashes or not, BUT lets allow if the user ...
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Standardize the tag used for the tag suggestion dialog

Please make two of these synonyms of the third (here on Meta) update the tag wikis to clarify what each of the tags is for: tag-suggestions tag-dropdown tag-selector Update: They aren't all ...
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Make up/down go up and down instead of left and right

Actual behavior Expected behavior It looks more obvious to me and less confusing. I guess it can save some time as well, having two paths to navigate on the tabs panel.
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Feedback wanted: Improved tag editor

Now deployed everywhere We're working on improving the tag editor (mainly for the "ask question" page). The most important reason is this: We have awesome tag wikis that are being created and ...
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Where can I ask a 'reference-request' questions? (Or the tag is 'reference-request' missing) [duplicate]

On StackOverflow, I noticed that there is no tag: reference-request. That is, I have questions of the type: "I am learning X within the context of Y with language Z for application W. What are the ...
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What does (s) mean in the tag preview? [closed]

When I add a tag, Stack Overflow will suggest some tags. Those tags have numbers next to them. Sometimes, instead of a number, there is the letter 's'. The tag doesn't show up in the question after ...
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Avoid suggesting same tag twice

When you enter a tag, it makes suggestions which you can select from. If I enter: SQL-Server Then I enter SQL-Se It suggests SQL-Server even though I've already used this tag. It would be a ...
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Improve display of tag synonyms

My first encounter with the "Include synonyms in tag suggestions" feature hasn't gone well. It took me quite a while to realise what the "(s)" actually meant (to the extent I wrote up a bug report ...
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Tag suggestion/autocompletion breaks when a partial tag is preceded by an extra space [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using tags, JavaScript throws: Type Error: Cannot convert ‘I’ to object There are two cases that can reproduce this. Start on the ask a question page. Perform the ...
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Can the 'suggested' tags show one less (leads to a weird clickjacking thing)?

When I type a tag faster than the server can AJAX back some suggestions, I try and hit "save edits" or similar and I will accidentally click on the bottom suggestion in the autocomplete list (it pops ...
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Second tag replaces the first tag

I've just posted a question on Server Fault about Windows Profiles. I started typing in "windows" in the tags and "windows" appeared on the drop down list. tags: windows I then moved my cursor ...
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Tag suggestion only works for the first tag

I don't know why, but the last few days I haven't gotten any tag suggestions other than for the first one I type in. I have had to write one, cut it out, write another, paste the other one in, cut bot ...