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Tag filters (AKA the Stack Exchange™ GlobalTag MegaBlender™), as seen at https://stackexchange.com/filters.

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Deleting a network-wide filter creates a new filter in its place [duplicate]

Steps to reproduce: Go to the network filters page. If you do not have any filters created, just create one. Try to delete a filter. Expected One less filter. Actual The same number of filters. ...
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How to set a filter on https://stackexchange.com/filters for site recommendation questions about software applications

This is not a duplicate of How do I add a Filtered Question to search for questions containing content other than just tags. The linked question is a feature-request. I will focus this question on ...
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How to delete My Filter [duplicate]

I have a filter named "My Filter". When I try to delete it, it gets replaced by a new filter also named "My Filter". How can I get rid of it?
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Add option 'exclude these sites' in a filter rule

This feature request is not a duplicate of Add the ability to exclude sites in global searches. Please, note the URLs in the quotations below are different. That question is asking for the ability to ...
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Why are Filter Subscriptions public? And can that be changed?

A while ago, I discovered the Filtered Questions feature on stackexchange.com (not to be confused with custom filters on individual sites) and wanted to use it to receive email notifications about ...
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Tag filters emails show meta posts when nothing new matches filter

For the last few weeks I've been getting emails like this when one of my tag filters doesn't match anything new: I'm seeing a bunch of meta posts and nothing that is actually matching the filter. ...
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Questions with answers appearing despite having a no-answers filter set

As the title says I have a custom filter so I can browse questions by recent activity with no answers. Despite that sometimes a notification at the top of the list of questions appear that since I've ...
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Why is this question in my filter results with no matching tags?

I have an SE filter set across SE for relayd, opensmtpd, and pf. This question is in the search that doesn't have those tags or even those words. What would Detect Evil show on a villain who is self ...
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Please re-consider adding the ability to select 'ignored' tags in the review queues

The recent Review queue workflows - Final release announcement indicated that no additional features beyond what was pushed out as of today would be implemented as part of the Review Queue Overhaul. ...
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How can I get notified only for questions that belong to the intersection of two tags? [duplicate]

I always have a Chrome tab open to watch only the questions that are tagged with firebase AND android. This is the URL: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/firebase+android The filtering ...
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Is 'or' considered as a tag when filtering?

In review queues I'm trying to filter tasks like this [python] or [javascript] or [c++] but I get an message saying A maximum of 3 tags are allowed. Is this supposed to happen? Is 'or' also ...
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The header "Confirm subscription" does not render in email

I just updated a tag filter and got an email from Stack Exchange to confirm it: As seen, it has a header "confirm subscription" that does not properly render its header. I checked emails ...
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Adding 'or' tags while filtering questions

While filtering questions by tags, you can add multiple tags. However, the questions are then filtered to those which contain all the tags I have mentioned. Is there a way I can filter questions to ...
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Hide questions with ignored tags in Favorite Tags filter

My favourite page on Stack Exchange is /filters, which by default shows the "Favorite Tags" built-in filter. This filter is great, because it includes all favourite/"watched" tags ...
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Get questions + answers from a certain tag for the last six months

I want to do some text analysis on the body of the questions and answers of certain tags, starting with pandas and numpy. I want to start with the last six months. I know how to get the body of the ...
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Email updates for filter delayed by several hours

I'm using a filter (https://stackexchange.com/filters/305027/sam#) to keep track of new questions within my area of interest. I have email updates enabled for every 15 minutes. Since a couple of days,...
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My filters stopped working - not showing all results

I have a filter that includes tags from three different sites, i.e. StackOverflow, Super User and Sharepoint. The filter has been working fine for years. Today I find that the results don't return all ...
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Prepare custom tag list with 'or not' is not working

I am creating a custom filter tag list, java-8 or java-7 or java-11 or java not android not swing not eclipse not selenium But it's not working for the not case. How can I do that? (java-8 or java-7 ...
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How can I browse custom tag filters created by other users? [duplicate]

I am a heavy user of custom tag filters through stackexchange.com. For all of my custom filters, I am (unsurprisingly) the only follower. However, custom filters are public, and I can browse/view/...
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New questions indicator for watched tags

There is a red indicator in the CQL (I tried to reproduce one in the screenshot below) that shows up when new questions matching the filter are available. There isn't such thing for watched tags and ...
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Not receiving email confirmation on My filtered tags [duplicate]

I have tried to subscribe to my required tags for every 3 hours. But it just doesn't work. I have also tried "resend confirmation mail"; the page says confirmation mail sent. But I have not received ...
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How do I see questions from only communities I have already joined on Stack Exchange?

I have poked around the site and have not yet found a way to do this.
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Filter subscription email is not being delivered (June 2019 - Feb 2020)

I have created a custom filter in https://stackexchange.com/filters and specified that I would like to get email updates: However, I never got a confirmation mail nor any notifications based on my ...
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Top questions for filter or tag — network-wide

When I have a filter, I can search for the questions network-wide that are newest or have the most recent activity. When creating the filter, I can also see how often a certain tag is used on ...
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Question shows up when I search for a tag, but not in a Filtered Questions

This question shows up if I search for the [clojure] tag, but isn't included in the Filtered Questions list for the same tag. The only reason I can think of is the question starts with a Javascript ...
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Can't delete question filters; fails silently [duplicate]

I use question filters so I can see every question asked about Clojure across the network. Somehow though, I accidentally managed to create some empty filters: , and I'm unable to delete them by ...
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Filtering unanswered questions with multiple tags doesn't work

I know we can generally filter questions with multiple tags. However, if I want to filter unanswered questions with multiple tags in an and manner, then it doesn't work and acts as if it was an or. ...
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What *is* a GlobalTag MegaBlender™?

I came across the globaltag-megablender tag while handling a lost user. Now, the tag seems to be about a specific thing. It just doesn't seem clear what that is. It's oddly consistent over how its ...
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Tag usage per site appears truncated in filter creation

When creating a tag filter, Stack Exchange displays how often this particular tag is used at various sites. However, this number appears truncated due to long site names: In the screenshot, the ...
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Same gravatar is displayed for different users in stackexchange.com filters

Same gravatar is displayed for different users in the stackexchange.com filters page, under the Top Network Askers in the right side bar. The red circled image's source (<img src=) are from ...
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Filter sites are not responsive

Viewing questions from a global filter (like this one) looks like this on my mobile device: My requests: Please make filter sites responsive, so I don't have to zoom and scroll horizontally when I ...
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Can't delete the filter called My Filter

I'm unable to get rid of a filter that goes by the name of "My Filter". This is the default name you get when you click on New Filter. There's a clickable "Delete this filter", which leads to a ...
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(Add an option to) include closed questions in SE Filtered Questions

Stack Exchange's Filtered Questions is a tool where users can see a list of 100 questions based on certain rules from multiple sites on the same page. However, closed questions are currently excluded ...
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Filtered Questions missing PHP activity

When I view my Favorite Tags the most recent PHP activity on Stack Overflow has been missing from the results for most of the day today. Once in a while a couple of PHP tagged items from Stack ...
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Filter which should send questions daily now sending once a week!

I have a filter which shows as being daily, yet recently I have only been getting updates weekly. What gives? I didn't change anything!
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404 error when attempting to delete tag filter [duplicate]

I accidentally created a new tag filter; when I try to delete it, I get redirected to a 404 page, but the filter is not deleted: EDIT: in 2019, it just silently fails, as mentioned here.
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How to subscribe to tags?

There used to be "subscribe" button in the popup window which appears when you hover the mouse over a tag. It then sent you a confirmation e-mail and later it was sending e-mail feeds when ...
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Question filter keeps breaking [duplicate]

I use a question filter to check for Clojure questions across the entire network. I checked this morning, and it's intermittently showing "No questions found": Link in case it works publically. ...
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Stack Exchange favorite tags filter

There is this nice page https://stackexchange.com/filters/favorite-tags where you can see an overview of all the questions in your favorite tags which is very nice if you are interested in many Stack ...
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Duplicated filter emails again

Before marking this as duplicated, I did find a couple of questions with the same question, but they were back in 2012 and were marked as solved. I've been getting multiple emails for my tags ...
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Filtered questions not showing any questions from sites where I want to see all questions

Edit: This problem has disappeared. It works as expected now. Edit 2018-12-10: Right now the problem has returned. My question filter is supposed to show all questions from Travel, Academia, ...
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Filters sporadically come up empty

For example, the All Metas filter sometimes returns an empty list of questions. Sometimes it happens with newest, sometimes with no-answers tab. In a couple of minutes it returns to normal.
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Large subscription mysteriously disappeared?

I have a large Stackexchange subscription (~80 tags of my favorite games on Arqade) that mysteriously disappeared around the beginning of the month. It's no longer listed here, and I am no longer ...
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Create New "Filtered Questions" with Multiple Tags (Tag1 AND Tag2)

I would like to save a "Filtered Questions" with more than one tag. I know how to search for questions with multiple tags, but my question is about creating a "New Filter" to include questions from ...
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Separate filter email updates for each question with unique subject lines

I currently use IFTTT to send me an email for each new feed item from questions I am interested in on Stack Exchange but I would much rather use Stack Exchange's own filters feature with email updates....
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Allow adding only the favorite tags from a specific site to a tag filter

There is a "Favorite Tags" filter that everyone gets on stackexchange.com. It's not quite as useless as the other default filter "My Sites" that shows all questions on all sites you have an account on,...
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Show the same information in tag filters as in question lists on the main sites

Tag filters on stackexchange.com are quite useful, or rather they're the only way to follow questions on multiple sites in a somewhat reasonable way without manually visiting each one. But for some ...
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I stopped receiving newsletter on my filter

Long ago, I set up a filter to receive web worker and userscript related questions. Check my settings: I have received nothing for months as I just realized. I have no problems receiving emails from ...
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Add a language filter to stackexchange.com tag filters

The filtered questions page on stackexchange.com is pretty useful for following topics across different sites. But since the introduction of SE sites in different languages, certain kinds of filters ...
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jQuery error when attempting to edit custom filter

On the SE.com site, affecting my global Filtered Questions, if I attempt to click the edit link, the JavaScript console reports an error: TypeError: $.browser is undefined[Learn More] jquery....
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