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Questions tagged [tag-watching]

Tag watching (formerly known as favorite tags) allows a user to select a set of tags on a Stack Exchange site for highlighting in question lists.

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Add a “Watched Tags” tab to the “Top Questions” on the Home page

Background: Watched Tags represents the tags/questions that the user is interested in or could answer. However, the current use-case for Watched Tags seems to be to click each tag in the Watched Tags ...
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Unsubscribe button isn't disabled when I have already unsubscribed from “tag watching” notifications

I have already unsubscribed from all the "Tag Watching" notifications, but the button for "Unsubscribe from all"(notifications) is still enabled. I think it would be better if it is disabled if a user ...
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Highlight (Colored) Watched Tags [duplicate]

I have a few watched tags I would like to pay attention to. But the problem is when I'm going through StackExchange questions, sometimes I have to double check to see whether I have subscribed to that ...
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Why do I see tags that I don't want to watch?

Why do I sometimes see questions with tags that I don't watch on the home page? I dislike it and I always have to add a new tag to my list of ignored tags. Will there be an upgrade to this feature? ...
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Different behavior when adding nonexistent tag to watched tags from sidebar vs profile settings

From questions list (error shown if no such tag): From settings page (no error): Could you show an error if user is trying to add a nonexistent tag from profile settings page?
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Watch combination tags?

I am asking this on Meta, as I had previously read that the ability to monitor tags would affect Stack Exchange as a whole, despite my coming from Stack Overflow. With several tags pending removal, ...
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What's an 'Unanswered tag'?

Using main menu option "Unanswered", you get the list of unanwered questions. And the suboption "My Tags" limits this list to only those unanswered questions that are tagged with at least 1 of the ...
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Minor layout inaccuracy: Text offset to SVG image of button in watched tags sidebar-widget

When looking at the 'watched tags' sidebar-widget accross the SE-network it catches the eye that (even without those two beautiful free-hand circles ;) ) The widget-header-text is aligned with the ...
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Help page for watching tags is out of date [duplicate]

The help center has a page on managing favorite and ignored tags: https://meta.stackexchange.com/help/interesting-topics However the interface and some of the terminology around this feature changed ...
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Can't add a watched tag without the mouse

Next installment in the keyboard accessibility series ;) As I've mentioned previously, keyboard accessibility is an important part of making sure that your site is accessible. Watched tags fail ...
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Change shade color for watched tags on Stack Overflow

Can I change the yellow shade color for the highlighted watched tags on Stack Overflow? May be I am a color-blind or my LCD monitor is not very good, but I can barely see the highlighted watched tags ...
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Haven't Received Any Email on Watched Tags Ever [duplicate]

I wonder if this is a broken functionality just on the stack exchange that I'm part of. I've subscribed to ethereum.stackexchange.com and I have three watched tags solidity parity and ethereum-classic ...
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Help center still has the guidance about old Favorite tags

It has been a while Favorite tags were added Big Brother eye changed to Watched tags and some user interface improvements were added. ('Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching') Our faq ...
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Stack Exchange API - Obtaining the Tag Watchers Count

I've reviewed the entire Stack Exchange API v2.2 and have not found how to obtain the tag Watchers Count; e.g.: How to obtain the 'watchers' count using the Stack Exchange API?
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Can we have a custom color of question background for watched tags?

Can we have a custom color of question background for watched tags so that it is easy to recognize question (by tag)? For example, I am watching two tags. The background of question containing first ...
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Wildcard tags can no longer be watched or ignored

While editing my watched tags list on RPG.SE, I received an unexpected error message saying that "gm does not exist on this site". The reason why the error was so surprising was that I never had gm ...
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“Add” button in Watched Tags section in sidebar is too narrow, breaks into two lines [closed]

Update – status-completed This seems to have been resolved as of the current Nightly build. When I click the “edit” link on the Watched Tags section in the sidebar, I see this — the “Add” button ...
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Need some way to easily clear all ignored/favorite tags

I've just found a way to add many tags to ignored/favorite (sorry, it's called watched now, but I will call it on ol' manner) list by just select all text on the page Ctrl+A and pasting it to the ...
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With the improvements to tag watching, tag notifications, and custom question lists, is any attention being paid to cross-site discovery?

With the new changes to tag watching with some more changes around notifications coming and new controls to build custom question lists also coming, are there any plans for fixing instances where ...
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'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching'

tl;dr We rolled out some improvements for how you track the topics you are interested in for your favorite Q&A sites. This feature used to be called Favorite Tags. We are renaming it Tag Watching....
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Add tags by synonym on favorites

When I type and click a synonym when trying to add a favorite tag, I get the message "tagname does not exist on this site." I received this message when trying to add vscode on Stack Overflow ...
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My favorite tags are alphabetized now

Recently my favorite tags have become sorted alphabetically, not in the order I've added them. This happened on several sites of StackExchange where I had favorite tags. It's very comfortable to ...
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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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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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Are favorite tags gone

Here on meta wondering about favorite/saved tags. I do not see my favorite tags in the nav on SO anymore. This was a favorite feature of mine is it going away or can anyone shed some light on this ...
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Is it possible to see favorite tags of another user?

Is it possible to access it of tags which were favorited by a specific user? (Similarly as list of favorite questions are publicly accessible from the profile page.) I am aware that for searching ...
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How do you remove one of “your tags”?

On the Arqade (gaming) StackExchange in the “my tags” section the [ios] tag is one of them. I want to get rid of that tag because lots of questions have that tag and I don't want to see questions with ...
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How can I have additional favorite tags suggested?

I like using the favorite tags feature on Travel.SE, but I suspect there's some tags that I like but I haven't added yet. For example, as of today, I frequently ask about "local-customs", but don't ...
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Can we change the contrast of questions which have at least one of our favourite tags? (For Chem.SE) [closed]

I asked the question on meta chemistry stackexchange about the difference of contrast which is less obvious for us in Chem.SE than in Math.SE for example. We will be glad if someone can help us. ...
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Tag icon does not appear

I'm sure some users have noticed this before, but it seems that nobody complained about it. When adding a tag on my Favorite Tags tab, the icon of the recently added tag isn't being displayed ...
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Can Favorite Tags become Ignored without changing that setting?

Recently, I noticed that the number of Unanswered questions with my tags on a site had suddenly changed from about 2,500 to around 750. I have traced it back to my "favorite" tag having been ...
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Favourite tags length

I know that I can see all questions with my favourite tags here: http://stackexchange.com/filters/262360/favorite-tags But... this list is limited to 100 questions only. Is there a way to see all ...
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I would like a way to mark a question in the Unanswered “my tags” page as something I'm not interested in or able to answer

The /unanswered/tagged?tab=mytags page gives a list of questions from my favorite tags that are currently considered "unanswered" - they have no up voted or accepted answers. I think it's good to put ...
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Clarifying how Ignored Tags work

I have two questions regarding Ignored Tags: At the bottom of the questions page, I see this message: Hiding questions because of your Ignored Tags preferences for tags: with a list of my Ignored ...
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How can I add tags to favourites in the iOS app? [duplicate]

I am pretty sure it was possible to add tags to your favourite tags list in the app, but now I can't find this function any more. Similarly, I can't find a way to delete existing tags from my ...
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Why “Go get it” for Research Assistant badge leading to favorite tags list?

Clicking on the "Go get it" button for Research Assistant (seepicture below) redirects me to the page that Manages Favorite/Ignored tags. Shouldn't it link me to the New tags page instead? This ...
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Highlight tags corresponding to our favorites

Each of us have our list of favorite tags. When a question has tag(s) that match one or more of ours, the background gets highlighted, drawing our attention to the question. It would also be nice to ...
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The iOS app replaces wildcard tags when you edit any tag

As of February this year, the iOS app supports wildcard tags - yay! I've just noticed however that while the app supports loading questions from favourite wildcard tags, if you make changes to any of ...
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Favorite Tags combination [duplicate]

Is it possible to add a combination of tags as a favorite? for example adding the combination of c# and android will highlight question with these 2 tags attached to them.
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Favorite Tag Highlighting

There are numerous posts within the network about changing the highlighting color of questions that contain a favorited tag. Should favorite tag highlighting in question lists be changed? Color for “...
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Unanswered Questions > my tags should filter out questions that you have answered

The purpose of this page is to show a user every question that is tagged with one or more favorite tags that does not have an accepted or up voted answer. However, if the user answers a question, that ...
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Allow wildcards / globbing in Tag Filters

The Favourite Tags sidebar on a given site allows selection of some exact tags as favourites, to show more of, etc. Clicking the advanced subscriptions button: Ok, but I still have to specify ...
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CSS class missed for required-tag and moderator-only-tag in favorite tags edit

While adding the required-tag and moderator-only-tag in the favorite tag section, initially those tags doesn't add with its respective CSS classes required-tag and moderator-tag. But after refreshing ...
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Wildcard tag favourites don't work on iOS app

I recently added the wildcard tag 'nunit*' to my favourites for SO, which maps to 7-8 different tags. When accessing it through Tags > Favourites in the app however, only questions tagged explicitly '...
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Let me get my favorite tags using data explorer

How do I get a collection of the tags I've marked as favorites? When I hover over a tag, and click the star icon, it toggles between Favorite, Normal and Ignored. How do I find that information using ...
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Favorite Tags Feed

I used the SOStacked iOS app for a long time before the official Stack Exchange app came out. One thing that I loved about the SOStacked iOS app was that it provided the same functionality as the ...
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C# wildcard tag in Favourite Tags list

If I add *.net* to my Favorite Tags list I can see all questions with a tag that contains the substring .net (as well as a summary list of tags matching *.net*) If I add *C#* I am only shown the C# ...
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Is there a way to completely ignore every question but the questions in your favorite tags?

Is there a way to completely ignore every question but the questions in your favorite tags? I already tried to put a * in ignored tags, but this just removes all questions. I understand from the ...
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Advanced favorite and ignored tags management

Currently the management of favorite and ignored tags is clunky and error-prone. Deletion of several tags at once requires an unnecessary amount of random mouse movement, which could be accomplished ...
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Cross-site management of favorite and ignored tags

I find the favorite and ignored tags a very useful feature, and I use many of the same tags for several different subforums. The problem is that tags are usually not added in bulk, but as I browse on ...