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Incorrect processing of "Enter" press on tag merge

In tag merge tool (available to site moderators) it's possible to select target tag from dropdown list, e.g.: You can use either mouse or keyboard to confirm the choice. Unfortunately if you use a ...
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Move tag info from source tag to the destination in case when destination tag exists, but doesn't have info yet

In tag merging process (available for moderators) when the resulting tag name doesn't exist yet the process will behave like a tag renaming. I.e. all tag info (short and detailed) will be "moved&...
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No link to orphan tag after tag merging in orphan-wikis page

As a mod I merged couple of tags, but now I can't find the link to nowadays orphaned tag wiki "scroll" in orphaned wikis page. What's the reason for that?
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Available translation isn't used for tag merging error

Available translation isn't used for tag merging error:
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How to read the "tag merge" log

Site moderators have a tool to merge tags. As a result of such a merge, a popup window with a log appears, e.g. here is a recent merging: updating post history, 130 rows affected (pipe delimited) ...
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Merging and synonymizing tags: how can we handle tag information?

This is the question about tools accessible to site moderators. We have several tags that we want to synonymize/merge in some cases. Some tags have tag information, but others don't. What's the ...
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Hovering over a tag in the "merge tags" popup leads to weird behavior around popup sizes

The merge tags popup contains tags elements. Hovering the mouse over them leads to the tag description popup appearing, but it seems that because one popup (merging) is already opened, the latter ...
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What are 'ForYou nudges'?

I just did a tag merge; that always gives a rather technical summary of what database records have been updated. I understand most of the messages, but I'm puzzled by the ForYou nudges (this ...
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Is there a way (e.g. with SEDE) to find questions with an existing tag that's been synonymized (but not merged) into another tag?

Say Tag 1 has been added as a synonym of Tag 2, so that new questions attempting to use Tag 1 will be automatically pointed to Tag 2. However, the two tags haven't been merged (yet). Then, if you ...
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Pluralization bugs in tag merge results

When merging tags as a moderator, you see a popup at the end with the details. It has a pluralization bug: total: 1 tags deleted, 0 posts modified, 0 post histories modified and now that I look ...
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Autofill of Tag names in Tag Merge adds a space to new tag name and results in incorrect merge

When attempting to merge two tags, the autocomplete option results in adding a space at the end of the text box. This results in creating the new tag with a + on the end of it. I experienced this in ...
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If "X" is a synonym of "Y", and you try to merge "Y" into "X", the merge fails with a generic error page

If you have a tag "X", which is a synonym to the master tag "Y", and then you try to merge "Y" into "X" (with the "These two tags are synonyms" box checked), the merge preview succeeds, but the merge ...
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Renaming a tag (via merge) to an existing synonym does not work

On the Android site, updates was a synonym of update. I wanted to reverse that, so I started a merge of update into updates. With and without the synonym option checked, I got the generic "a problem ...
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Inconsistencies in the moderator tag synonym and merge tools

There are several inconsistencies in the moderator tools to create and merge tag synonyms. (Note: the tools described in this page are only accessible to ♦ moderators.) Clicking the “merge” button on ...
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Merging tags yields 302 error

I've merged one tag into another, but the new tag's /synonyms page gives me an HTTP 302 error pointing to the old tag's /synonyms page (which itself of course gives a 404 error). (https://judaism....
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Tag merge workflow vs user/question merge workflow

When we merge two users or two questions, the merge workflow goes like this: Find the user to merge into another (let's say, User X). Select the "merge" option. Input master user's ID into a textbox, ...
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The description for the "merge tags" has not been updated

The description given for the "merge tags" page has not been updated; the label of the text fields has been changed, but the description still references the old labels. The screenshots are for http:/...
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Split Tag merging from Tag renaming

The UI for merging tags can also be used to rename tags. As I understand it, it works something like this: There is a Master tag Textbox and a Remove/Rename Tag textbox. If the Remove/Rename Tag ...
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Bug in the Merge Tags UI

So, I noticed that there is a [visualstudio] tag that should probably be merged into the sponsored [visual-studio] tag. I clicked my happy ** to the Tag Merge page and followed the directions on the ...
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Change tag renaming to be more consistent

I realize that the tag renaming functionality has existed in its present form for quite some time and, as far as I know, no one has a problem using it, but I wanted to throw this out there in case ...
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Merging a tag into a new one

I have a maintenance question about tags (I'm a temp. moderator on cstheory.SE). When merging tags, the spec says that the Master tag will exist after the merge: however, if I try to merge an existing ...
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