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Questions tagged [tag-search]

Refers to the ability to search within specific tags from the global search box by using [tag-name]

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Duplicated tag description

When you click on someone's profile tags, it shows a search of posts by that user on the selected tag. However, the tag description appears twice in the page and there's not much left for the actual ...
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Display a hint that search used a tag that doesn't exist

When doing a search and using a tag in the search, there's nothing in the UI that hints that the tag used does not exist. After doing the search, the suggestions don't mention checking the tag(s) used....
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Increase the tag search input box length according to maximum allowed tag length

Currently the tag search input box on the tag page is too short: I suggest to increase the size of this input according to maximum allowed tag length. There is a lot of horizontal space to do ...
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Is there any plan to introduce a hierarchical tag model to accommodate version-specific tags? [duplicate]

When I visit stackoverflow.com I'm mostly interested in Python-related questions, so naturally python is the first tag I search for, but then I feel compelled to also check out python-2.7, python-3.x, ...
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Searching for not a tag broken

I'm a weird person, looking on codegolf.stackexchange.com for the rare questions not labelled [code-golf]. I type '-[code-golf]' into the search box and get results found containing "-[code-golf]" ...
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Advanced Search Options: “intags: mine” does not support [tag:wildcards*]

I sometimes use the advanced search options to look for questions to answer. For example I may search for questions with: answers:0 score:1 created:2018-02 intags:mine I've recently started using ...
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Tags with “+” in them broke recently

It seems that the parsing of tags with plusses (+) in them broke recently. This is very inconvenient for topics like C++. See these questions tagged with c++: "[c++]". Now, if you select another tag ...
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Does “intags:mine” no longer work above certain number of favorite/ignored tags?

Is there a limit on the number of tags after which searching using intags:mine no longer works? On a local meta a user complained that this search is not working for him. Since this user has many ...
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Tag search bar not working in mobile version of Stack Overflow

I want to filter questions based on some tag that I enter in the search bar in the Tag section of the mobile version of Stack Overflow. But when I write my tag name inside the search bar & hit ...
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How can I receive “immediately” notification about new questions posted that meet certain search criteria?

I noticed that you can do any tag combination with or and and (just separate the tags for space) operators in the search box and when you hit the search button you will be redirected to an URL like ...
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Can you list only the questions in tag search in the iOS app?

Using the Stack Exchange iOS app 1.6.6.2 05/26/2017. I want to list only the questions (no answers) as the result of a tag search. By default both questions (Q:) and answers (A:) are returned. For ...
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Tag search doesn't work properly

I am trying to do a search on SO where I include a few tags, and exclude a few: [c#] or [java] or [winforms] -[android] -[android-studio] Link to search The problem is, questions with the tags c#, ...
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Is there any option to save a filter in Stack Overflow?

I would like to save a filter (i don't want to type it every time) like this: [javascript] -[html] -[css] -[angular] -[jquery] -[d3.js] -[android] -[webview] -[angularjs] Is it possible in stack ...
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Can we search on Stack Overflow based on or condition over tags? [duplicate]

I can search through tags using [tag-name] and then add a search term that I want to search like. For multiple tags I can also search with [tag-name-1][tag-name-2][tag-name-3]. But it filters the ...
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Multiple tag query only shows two tags

Am I able to use multiple or statements within my search query like: [foo] or [foo1] or [foo2] or use a wildcard like [foo*] When I try the above, it only returns two tags. Am I missing something?
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Is there a way to show last month top questions for a tag?

I can get the month's top questions on a page like this: https://stackoverflow.com/?tab=month Or the top questions of all time tagged 'C' here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/c Can I ...
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Can't search multiple tags but exclude a specific tag

Currently there are two questions saying that you can do what I want: Is there a way to perform a search in such a way as to exclude a specific tag? Search for one tag and exclude results for another ...
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Search for question with exclusively certain tags [duplicate]

How do I search for questions that only have certain tags. For example: If I search [python] the search will come up with any questions that have python as one their tags. This search would show ...
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Searching for a user's questions with [tag] highlights the tagword

When searching for a user's questions with [tag], the tagword gets highlighted / bolded in the post's paraphrase for some reason. This should only be happening when searching the word in general. In ...
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How to do A or B not C in new nav tag filters?

I'm trying to set up a tab showing latest questions tagged with A or B but not C, but there doesn't seem to be any way to get this to work? Some things I've tried: [A] [B] not [C] shows everything (...
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Include the chosen tags in the search criteria for “Questions that may already have your answer.”

In order to improve the question asking page, it would be prevalent to include the tags in the search results. Many users seem to type their question as their title. However, even with a clear title ...
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Tagkeeping: Tags

A tag organizer (by subject, possibly with overlap) would make finding appropriate tags for questions much easier to find. I am suggesting this on the tag search, not necessarily where you type them ...
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Tag search results are not cleared on mobile web

When I search for a specific term in the tag page in the full site, for example when I type j in the Coffee beta tag search page, no results end up if there is no match. Perfectly fine. However, ...
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How do I search with two tags? [duplicate]

I have tried searching stack exchange with a combination of two tags, for example [word] [excel], but the actual search defaults to just the first tag. In this case, only [word]. How do I search with ...
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Can I search for 2 different tags at the same time? [duplicate]

I am aware that you can search for multiple tags such as [css] and [jquery], which will show questions with both of those tags. But is there a way to search with 'or' rather than 'and'? So that the ...
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Tag exclusion when searching questions?

Currentlly I'm using this query to search for programming questions in one of the StackExchange sites: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/.net+or+vb.net+or+vbscript+or+batch-file+or+cmd Is ...
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How can I search for a keyword in unanswered questions?

Can I search for a keyword or a tag, but only see the questions which have no answers? If not, I want this as a feature request :)
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Exclusively excluding tag in search doesn't work [duplicate]

Use case Excluding tags in search results using -[tagname]. Observed behaviour This goes as expected: Action: Search for anything and exclude a tag (for example -[microsoft-excel] word on SU) Result:...
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Massive discrepancy of search results on Stackexchange vs StackOverflow?

If I do a search for apigee on StackExchange.com (which passes through to a custom google search): http://stackexchange.com/search?q=apigee ....it yields "About 59,600 results", and an examination ...
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Please show a “more” in the tag search

When I type windows into the tag bar, it suggests 6 tags - windows, windows-7, windows-8, windows-xp, windows-8.1 and windows-vista. However, Windows 10 has been released, and because currently there ...
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Excluding tags isn't working whatsoever at all

In both the new-nav and the old search the following query doesn't work: [feature-request] -[status-completed] In new-nav it doesn't work at all (note the first result is only tagged discussion) ...
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Searching for posts without a tag borks the search parameters [duplicate]

Currently, search seems to be doing odd things when you search for posts without certain tag(s) using the not operator. For example: -[css] -[html] should return a list of posts that do not have the ...
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Searching for “stack overflow” redirects me to the [stackoverflow] tag [duplicate]

I searched for "stack overflow" in the search bar, but it doesn't list the results normally. Instead, it redirects me to the tag stackoverflow. Why is this happening, and how can I search for posts ...
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Stack Overflow Careers tag search

I want to search Stack Overflow Careers, only for jobs that have at least one of the following tags r or machine-learning. I tried the following Type the URL http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs/...
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Filtering questions by multiple tags doesn't work with the new navigation

This is not about selecting the "all" option in the new navigation when filtering for multiple tags, it's about the old tag links for filtering questions by multiple tags. You used to be able to ...
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Captcha redirect loses tags [duplicate]

When I search on CodeReview.StackExchange.com for "[f#]" (so the tag F#), I get a captcha page. After the captcha I get redirect to the search result page. This now has the query string "f#", so it ...
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Hyphenated Tags not working in search anymore [closed]

I have a tag favourited on Stack Overflow called android-wear however when I click on it the search box just shows [android] and results for android are displayed which is a far broader category ...
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Auto completion for the search field [duplicate]

It would be pretty helpful if the search fields (both quick search and advanced) would feature auto completion of tags, once the [ and the first few letters are entered (maybe even including some ...
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Bug in Career 2.0 Search after change in UI recently [duplicate]

When I come from main career 2.0 site. I clicked on PHP from there. Then it came to search listing page and it worked fine. Then I choose location and then on pressing enter or clicking search button, ...
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Missing results from “newest” tag search

I'm missing results in the "newest" tag-search results: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/boost+or+boost-phoenix+boost-spirit+boost-spirit-qi+boost-spirit-phoenix+boost-asio It should ...
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Very old questions in “Newest” in advanced tag search

I just did a search like http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/boost+or+boost-phoenix+boost-spirit+boost-spirit-qi+boost-spirit-phoenix I highlight the "Newest" tab, but note the dates on the ...
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Search all favorite tags at once

I'm constantly seeing myself having to go through a long process to get my search result for unanswered questions and I can't seem to find the efficient way to go about it. I have saved favorite tags ...
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Wildcard tag search does not expand to full list of matching tags

If I search for arcgis* on the GIS Stack Exchange site, the query returns only the tags: arcgis-desktop arcgis-10.0 arcgis arcgis-10.1 arcgis-server arcgis-javascript-api arcgis-9.3 arcgis-10.2 ...
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Find all my post that are tagged as C++

I decided to review all my contributions to the C++ tag for the sake of self improvement hence I am wondering how to find all the posts that I have contributed to in the C++ tag. How can I find them?...
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Can searching on a phone for a tag with multiple words be improved?

Especially on phones it would be very helpful if spaces were converted to dashes when inside square brackets (that is, [tag with dashes] -> tag-with-dashes). Right now searching on a phone for a tag ...
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Bug in tag search results

I've searched for "tidesdk" in the Tags page of StackOverflow, clicked the tag I wanted and that left me with this: Featured tab http://i60.tinypic.com/152hzcn.png The URL says to be showing ...
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Top tags within user profile is not user specific filter

When I click any tag in "Top Tags" it will filter the user's specific data. Whereas in Stack Exchange App is not user specific. Can we follow the same approach in both web and app?
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Tag search broken today?

I can search for c# on Stackoverflow, but searching for windbg doesn't give any results. Likewise for other tags:
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When clicking a tag in the android app clear it in the search box

When composing a question you can type part of a tag to search for it. If you click the tag from the search results it adds it to the list but keeps your search in the textbox. Given you've just ...
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Some search words get converted to tags

On meta I just tried to searched for support stackoverflow and wondered why it got converted to a tag search [support] [stackoverflow] Is this intended behaviour and if so on what conditions? I ...