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How to create a new tag on the Stack Exchange app? [duplicate]

I know how to create a new tag on the SE website, if I have enough reputation. But yesterday, I asked a question through Stack Exchange android app. I needed two tags for my question. One was ...
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Best practice in tag housekeeping re; tag assignments after tag creation?

I read When should I create a new tag? How do I request a new tag if I don't have enough rep?. The relevant section says If you have enough reputation to create the tag If you think there ...
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What are the criteria for a tag creator's userid to be shown or not?

Consider these Tag info pages: the Tag info page for the bounty tag. the Tag info page for the markdown tag. For either of these 2 pages, in the right column, it shows the typical Stats for each tag,...
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Can I add a description for a new tag I created?

If I ask a question with a newly created tag, am I then able to add a description describing the tag? I have the reputation required to create a tag.
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Do not allow massive retagging by the tag-creator shortly after creation of a new tag

Proposal. At least for some period after creation of a new tag, there should be a limit on the number of questions where this tag can be added by the tag creator. EDIT: As a reaction to animuson's ...
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Creating tags from SE app [duplicate]

I am currently using SE app for Android. I just posted a travel question but could not create a new tag for my question. I know that: This is SO meta, and my issue is with travel, but I am afraid ...
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Mobile site says “your answer couldn't..” when submitting a question edit that creates a new tag

Noticed this on Bicycles, but I presume it affects any Stack Exchange site Write question Edit question, write a new tag Submit edit When performing the above steps, I properly get an error message, ...
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Can I check a tag's creator if the Taxonomist badge hasn't been awarded?

According to the accepted answer for Show a tag's creator on the tag wiki page: If a tag has a related Taxonomist badge, the creator will now be shown on its tag wiki/info page. I recently ...
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Mandatory tag description when creating new tag

I propose mandatory tag description when user creates new tag. We will have following advantages if this feature will be accepted. Understanding if particular tag should be burned or not. Is it ...
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Who will be considered as the creator of a tag?

A user, Tom, asks a new question with a new tag, then promptly deletes the question after finding the post useless. Since tags will automatically be deleted in a day if there are no questions tagged, ...
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What can I do when there aren't tags for my question [duplicate]

Yesterday, I couldn't publish a question in Arqade about a game called Waves because there isn't a tag for that game. What do I have to do when this happens? Is there a site where people can suggest ...
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Update “Create Tags” documentation to be accurate about permissible tag lengths

/help/privileges/create-tags reads as follows: Simply enter a new tag with your question and it will be created. When creating your new tag, bear in mind that tags ... must be shorter than ...
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Update “Create Tags” documentation for sites that permit Unicode tags

/help/privileges/create-tags reads as follows on all sites: Simply enter a new tag with your question and it will be created. When creating your new tag, bear in mind that tags ... must be ...
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Tags that only exist on locked questions, should we treat these the same as tags that don't exist at all?

Since locked questions cannot be edited by anyone but a moderator, and (especially for historically-locked questions) many are off-topic, they have a higher incidence of bad tags. My request is ...
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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, ...
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Best way to mass-apply a new tag to old questions

I am now in the following situation for the third time: I have detected a need for a new tag and I am sure about this (e.g., as I have successfully proposed this on the respective site meta) and ...
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Tag without Question [duplicate]

I am developing new framework that will be released soon. I want to use Stackoverflow as my support site. If anyone got question he should ask it here. Also I want to suggest people to use some ...
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Allow creating new tags with mobile app

How do I create a new tag in the mobile iOS/ Android app? This operation is currently not supported. When I tap the tags section, a search window opens; when I type something not existing and press ...
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I was politely asked not add/create tags that are about a book. What's the reasoning?

I was a politely asked by a moderator not to add/create tags that are about a book. The tag/book in question is real-world-ocaml. I can live with that if it makes sense. Right now it doesn't make ...
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A new unhyphenated tag can be created when a hyphenated version exists as a synonym

This is the goatee-wearing evil twin version of new hyphenated tag can be created when an unhyphenated version exists as a synonym from this past summer. Today someone created csharp. c-sharp ...
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Tag Request for [google-document] [closed]

I've searched the tags on SO for a [google-document] tag, but couldn't find one. The closest is probably the google-docs tag. Here people will go wrong if they choose that one. Not only is it replaced ...
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Without resorting to OData, is there some manual way to locate a specific tag in Taxonomist section? [closed]

There are close to 7000 Taxonomist badges. I was curious to see when the visual-studio-2013 tag was created and by whom. There are currently 116 pages at Help Center > Badges > Taxonomist, in no ...
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How tag creation is handled based on aggregated SE rep

I'm registered on SuperUser, but not active - this is because most of my effort goes in other sites and because I'm pretty darned proficient as a computer user. However I needed to post a question. ...
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New Tag request #Midori

I would like to have the #Midori Tag. Since this browser comes with the common Raspian OS for Raspberry-Pi and there are many tutorials using #Midori . I think it makes sense to create the tag.
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Someone create a objective-c-modules tag for me?

I'm a little rep shy of creating objective-c-modules tag for this question: Obj-C Modules don't work in workspace
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Can we create a “Konakart” tag? [duplicate]

Though it is a bit inactive as of yet, it might be nice to have a tag to group all (at the moment ~25) questions about Konakart. I don't have the points needed to do this myself. Overview: https://...
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Tag iPhone 5s cannot be created in Stack Overflow [closed]

I think iphone-5s should be created as there are increasing number of questions regarding this new device. See these questions The tag can't be created because iphone-5 already exist and there is ...
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Windows Phone Store Tag

At the moment there is no tag for the windows phone store. There is a rather complicated review process for getting an app accepted to the phone store, this is all things that are on-topic, and are ...
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Tag creation request [duplicate]

How to create a tag for a very new and specific topic, which have a really small number of followers (all of them with low reputation on stackoverflow) in the optic of having a growing community that ...
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Editing the name of a newly created tag

I just created a tag. I am thinking that warhol-effect would be a better title. Can I change this. Please note, I am adding information to the tag, not creating an empty tag.
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Add tag “midao” [duplicate]

I am new to StackOverflow and I wonder if it is possible to add tag "midao" ? The reason for this request is that there is Java Open-Source project called Midao (www.midao.org) and it would be great ...
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Tag request: “question-answer voting” (or “post-voting”), to complement “comment-voting”

There is currently the tag "comment-voting" for the comment voting system, but there is no equivalent tag for the system for voting on questions and answers. Actually, there is the "voting" tag, but ...
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Request for tag: [blazemeter] [duplicate]

I recently answered a question that was related to the BlazeMeter website, and wanted to add the blazemeter tag to it, but am lacking the 1500 reputation needed to create it. Can someone please help ...
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A new hyphenated tag can be created when an unhyphenated version exists as a synonym

The tag rest has two synonyns, restful and restful-web-services. Someone created rest-ful over on Stack Overflow earlier today. Given that the system automatically redirects you to the "correct" tag ...
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How much reputation do I need to suggest a tag?

I was trying to ask a question, but the tag I wanted to use doesn't exist. How can I suggest a new tag? I want to make this tag, but I think my reputation is not high enough to suggest a tag. How ...
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Tag request [basiljs] for basil.js, a Processing inspired JavaScript library for Adobe InDesign [duplicate]

We are a group of developers and designers at the Basel Academy of Art and Design in Switzerland. We recently launched a new library for Adobe InDesign scripting, that brings some of the convenience ...
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Tag creation with a period in name

I noticed that the tag angular.js was created recently. Since angular and angularjs already exist, I decided against the creation of another synonym tag. Shouldn't the user while creating tags be ...
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Create tag PathJS? [closed]

I think that pathjs should be created. There seem to be enough posts related to it.
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Allow to create new tags on mobile [duplicate]

Presently, users aren't allowed to create new tags from mobile. The restriction is in place perhaps to avoid errors/mistakes. But, seriously I don't get it. Its the era of smartphones. Today, we do ...
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Create a new tag for questions related to core JavaScript

Being a core JavaScript programmer I have added the JavaScript tag to my favorites so that I may answer questions that I know I can answer well. However most of the questions being tagged as ...
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Create tag for [control-flow-graph] and/or rename [cfg] to [context-free-grammars] [closed]

I was wondering if it would be a good idea to create a tag for control-flow-graph. Firstly, it is a popular data structure used in a number of areas of computer science, especially compilers and ...
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Rewarding a badge for creating a tag

I think there could be a badge for creating a new tag. Since creating a tag would require 1.5k reputation, i think it might make sense to have at least a bronze tag for this. This would encourage ...
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Tag suggestion: [icon-fonts] [closed]

I recently made a question regarding icon-fonts and there were no icon-fonts tag. icon-fonts is the new way to embed small images in webpages. Google returns about 29M pages with that keyword: https:/...
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Can someone please add the tag [tickzoom]? [duplicate]

Can someone add the tag tickzoom at stackoverflow? I don't have enough reputation yet to add the tag. Why? We developers at tickzoom want to track the specific tag tickzoom so we can watch for ...
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Why can't we make tags on the mobile site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can’t I create a new tag in Mobile? In the process of making a question from my iPhone, I tried to add a non-existent tag. After submitting, I got the message that tags ...
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Are there any general rules for when a new tag should be created?

I see a number of tags at SO that seem useless. Before raising them for possible deletion, I'd like to know, are there any rules that are followed when creating a new flag? The FAQ page doesn't say ...
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Cleanup and merge the scattered tags about encryption/decryption? [closed]

While editing this question, I have noticed how scattered the tags related to encryption / decryption have become. Here are my suggestions for some of the main tags and their outcasts that I have ...
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Request for a new tag: xtrf [closed]

I represent XTRF Management Systems. Since 2005 our company has been working on a Translation Management System, called XTRF. In recent versions we've added XTRF API which enables users of our product ...
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Request for a new tag: kinect-toolbox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I create a new tag when I don't have the privilege to do so? Can we please have the [foo] tag on SO? Kinect.Toolbox is now one of the most famous and useful ...
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Request for tag: [recon-hud] [closed]

A new tag [recon-hud] is needed for development with the Recon Instruments heads-up display. The platform is built on Android, but the questions are very specific to the Recon SDK. Here's a question ...