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Questions tagged [tags]

For questions about the behavior or usage of tags, which are keywords or labels that categorize and group your question with other, similar questions.

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Second row of tags is not visible while editing post via Android app

When the total length of tags exceeds screen width, the tag's tail becomes invisible while editing the question via Android app: As you can see the top row of tags also is sligtly obscured. App ...
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Number formatting when editing tag wiki with less than 20000 reputation

When editing a tag wiki, the following box is displayed. Can a comma be added so this reads 20,000 reputation instead of 20000 reputation? Note: whatever separator is being used on the privileges ...
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Problem with tracking tag badge

On my profile, when I try to edit the tag badge I am aiming for, there is only one tag option. Do you need to unlock other tags?
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RSS feed with highest rated recent questions for a given tag

How do I get the RSS feed of a given tag with the ten most rated questions asked during the last week? Someone seems to have managed to do this for the Python tag: http://python-weekly.blogspot.in/...
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Number of answers as tie breaker for top answerers in tag

Totally not in my own interest, cough cough… Currently the top two users in the "minecraft-commands" tag on gamingSE of the last 30 days have the same score, but a different amount of answers that ...
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Ethics of editing Title, and/or tags

Often times I see posts for which the asker has filled in the maximum number of tags, and although the concepts for each tag exist in the content of the post, the question asked is really only about 1 ...
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Burnination vs. merging into a specific tag

When there is a tag which should be removed completely and removing the tag manually would cause bumping too many questions, the typical solution is burnination. Perhaps in some cases, the moderators ...
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Tag autocomplete doesn't work

At the moment, the tag autocompletion doesn't work. Below is an example for inline tag edits, but the problem is also present on 'full' edit pages (like the one I'm typing this question in). Suggested ...
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The API crashes when trying to retrieve multiple tags

Using the /tags/{tags}/info route, I try to retrieve the info for a few tags, but the API crashes with: Server Error in '/' Application.     (click for larger view)     This ...
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Alignment issue in the Tags page - Legend tags section

In the bottom of the Tags page, the Legend tags section is not aligned with the pagination section. The issue exists in all per-site-meta. Screenshot for reference: There is an issue in the #...
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Page scale changed while entering tag name on iPad

Entering a tag name can change the page scale on iPad. For instance, normal scale yet: Scale is changed after adding “w” letter: This’s happening due to changing the page (search results) ...
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Tag hovers don't work on sites with MathJax enabled

On sites with MathJax enabled, e.g. Astronomy, Physics and Aviation (thanks @NogShine), hovering over the tags doesn't display the excerpt and statistics anymore. The tag does get highlighted when you ...
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Is there any help section available to understand how to type multi word tags in SE Android App?

When I tried to type SQL Server tag in Stack Overflow section of Stack Exchange Android App, I didn't find expected result. I mean different versions of SQL Server and the questions tagged with SQL ...
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Is it legitimate to mass retag questions without edit privileges?

I've recently started with a large retag on the new Quantum Computing site. I first discussed with a user who can review and we thought that we knew what needed to be done. However, it appears that 1 ...
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feature-request tag shown at the end of tag list. [feature-request] tag was replaced with itself [duplicate]

I saw this question and see that it has feature-request in the end of tag list (it should in the beginning). If I go to revision history I'm also facing some oddities: feature-request was replaced by ...
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Forbidden tags popup isn’t consistent

My previous related bug report has been drastically downvoted. But now I see that at least on Stack Overflow some forbidden tags are shown in a single line (old BR), others one per separate line. ...
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Search with tag finds only one question

I would like to search for my questions that contain the tag docker, so I tried searching for: user:me tag[docker] This brings me only one question. Where are the rest?
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Which tag has the highest incidence of downvoting?

I am wondering if there is anyway I can associate a tag with the probability of getting a downvote once a question is tagged with it? I know there are reasons why downvotes are given. This is more ...
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New global search doesn't like tags

When you visit the global search page: https://stackexchange.com/search and want to search for a tag like we used to do on the site search like so: [haskell] pattern you're directed to the ...
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Clicking on tags in global search results is broken

If you search for something on "all sites" (using the searchbox at the top of https://stackexchange.com, you'll reach the search results, e.g. https://stackexchange.com/search?q=foo+bar+baz. If you ...
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Tag grouping by time in the Tags view

Similar to how you can group users by time range in the Users view, please allow the grouping of tags by time in the Tags view. It would look like this: Clicking on one of the time ranges would ...
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Tag Count by Date

I'm looking for a total tag count up until a specific date for a given tag - or ideally, tags plural - on Stack Overflow. Any suggestions appreciated.
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Tags too low while editing

These screenshots were taken while editing posts: As you can see, tags are not centered vertically. This only happens when I have full edit privileges (or the ability to retag inline)...
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Questions with tags containing accent marks break those on editing [duplicate]

Few days ago I was editing a question in Spanish.SE using the mobile site. It has three tags: traducción, solicitud-de-término and psicología and, as you can see, all of them contain accent marks. ...
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Tag popup is showed under the pending edit window

When post contains a pending edit the link below the post's body says edit(1). Pressing this link leads to displaying the edit review popup window. Hovering the mouse pointer over the question's ...
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Non-Latin tags are not parsed as tags in SEDE [duplicate]

For instance, in this SEDE request the cells in the tag column contain not parsed tags if at least one question's tag is not Latin only:
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Can we sort tags by recency?

In tags, there are options to see them by name or popularity or recency. For the first two, you can go through all the tags, but for recency, you can only see the most recent. It would be useful to be ...
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What's the difference between the help-center and help-center-proposed tags?

I found out in this question, that edits to the Help Center shall be posted in a meta. It also says "Make sure it's tagged help-center". While posting such a suggestion, I could see there are both a ...
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Tag popup layout is broken for localized sites

Tag popup layout is broken on certain tags for localized sites. For instance: c++ tag on Stack Overflow in Russian: php tag on Stack Overflow in Portuguese:
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Nondescript error message when user without enough rep to create tags attempts to suggest edit using not-yet-removed tag with zero questions

As of the instant this question was posted, the tag enhancement has zero questions, but still exists in the system and has not been cleaned up yet. Just as a curiosity, I decided to test if users ...
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Tag tooltip no longer showing on Internet Explorer 11

In Internet Explorer 11, holding the mouse over a tag of a question used to bring up a tooltip with a short description of the tag. Now it only shows "Show questions tagged -tag-". Where has this ...
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Is there a way to edit the tags of a question without editing the text of the question? [duplicate]

Here's a question where the user obviously made a mistake when choosing tags: What is this insect in Southeast Idaho? I wanted to change the "etymology" tag to "entomology", but I can't validate my ...
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Which tags are watched by SE Staff on per site metas?

I've had a recent post on the meta of the site I'm on which, arguably on topic for us, certainly needs someone with greater insight into the system to take a look. While I'm aware that some tags on ...
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Tag length increase from 25 to 35 characters was not actually done here on MSE

The tag character limit was supposedly increased from 25 to 35 characters "on all sites". However, here on MSE, the tag length increase was not actually implemented. As would be expected, you get an ...
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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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Can we point to other Stack Exchange communities inside a tag description?

While reviewing, I came across a tag excerpt update that points a user towards another community and I didn't know if I could approve this or had to reject this: Personally, I'm convinced this kind ...
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Tag name overflow on “top tags” section of user profile if tag name is long

On the user profile page in the «Top tags» section there is a block for each tag, which contains: Tag name Score Number of posts If tag name is long, then the tag name may overflow, and parts (2) ...
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Editing tag description gives “no usage guidance”

On Network Engineering, I've decided to update tags related to the questions asked, since there are many, that doesn't have any short or longer description. I edited 2 or 3 tags clicking the 'Tags' ...
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Is it possible to create a question tab with my tags? [closed]

I created a list of favorite tags on Stack Overflow. I would like to filter the questions that only have one or more of my tags. I remember there was an option like that before ("+ new tab"), but it ...
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I'd like to propose a new computer language — is there an SE forum where I can do so? [duplicate]

I'm working on a new computer language I call Robato. So far, I only have a design document, but I'd like to put it out there and see if anyone would be interested in joining the project. What Stack ...
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Red tags in headings is hurting my eyes

When browsing through Meta, I ran across this post by Shog: ## [meta-tag:status-completed] I thought I was drunk, but immediately denied that guess. So I went on and made a test: It's ...
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Stack Overflow tag 'info' column has wrong styling of the “unanswered” tag

Recently I've noticed a small design oversight while visiting the PHP tag's info page. When on this page the unanswered button shows as a tab, while on all other pages this shows as a button. Pages ...
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Query to show the highest voted post in each tag

Is there a query that will list the highest voted post (question or answer) for each tag on a site?
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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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Fixing syntax highlighting without needed to add language tags to every answer [duplicate]

I answered a question, and noticed that the syntax highlighting was off. It was a Clojure question, but Java was being favored. I have a couple comments in the code that read poorly under Java ...
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Add plural forms to the string “Browse other questions tagged…”

On the bottom of the almost each question’s page you can see the following: In case of localized sites (I look from the side of the Stack Overflow in Russian) knowing the number (one, two/many) ...
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Searching for a tag inconsistently redirects to the tag page [duplicate]

Searching for a word that matches an existing tag should, I believe, redirect you to the tag page for that tag, instead of a regular search result. This is happening inconsistently... For example, a ...
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Search tags in mobile version not working at all [duplicate]

In mobile version: open tags page on any Stack Exchange site press search icon type anything type enter (or suitable sign on mobile keyboard) Then displayed tags will not changed at all:
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Incorrect error message when using an attempted tag synonym or plural thereof

On Travel.SE, there's a tag "nepali-citizens", which currently has an attempted synonym "nepalese-citizen". If I try using "nepalese-citizen" or "nepalese-citizens" as tags, confusing error messages ...
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Getting all questions with a specific tag

The Stack Exchange API supports /questions/{id}/tags/{tags} but it returns only a selection of questions available on Stack Overflow. For a school project I need to find all questions containing the ...