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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Autocomplete tags in search box

It sure would be nice if the search box would auto-complete tags. So if you start typing "[sq" it would offer an autocomplete menu containing [sql], [sqlserver], etc. This would especially useful as ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Render MathJax in tag excerpts when asking a question

Tag wiki excerpts support MathJax, on sites where it's turned on. That is, except on an important place, when editing a question: Both the tag popup and the tag info page do show rendered MathJax:
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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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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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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 ...