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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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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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Tag names cannot end with hyphen (-)

According to What symbols/characters are not allowed in tags?, the list of allowed tag characters are [a-z 0-9 + # - .] Currently, it seems that tags ending in - don't work properly on Stack ...
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Wrong tag sequence in certain posts?

I've been browsing MSE for quite some time and I'm familiar with the fact that, All tags under a question follow the rule that, mandatory tags come first (discussionsupportbugfeature-request), ...
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Is there a way to access tag search results by an URL?

Since the results of a tag search are created dynamically, we are not directed to another page and we don't see any URL for the search results. For example, I searched "java" in tags page of Stack ...
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Using multiple forbidden tags says about one single tag

When I try to use multiple forbidden tags, the message box text is the concatenated text of all the tags, as if it is one tag. In this case the correct form could be the next: The 'a', 'the', '...
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Why tag [a] is not allowed, but all other letters are allowed

I just tried to post a question with a Latin alpabet tags, and have been notified that tag a is not allowed. Why it is not allowed? Despite of allowing any other single letter tag. Seems this ...
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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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Is there a way to filter certain tags? [duplicate]

So when you're looking for questions, you can filter questions based on a certain tag, by simply writing that tag in the search. However, can you do the exact opposite of that, i.e, certain tags ...
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Can a chat bot feed be made for questions tagged with [anime] tag but not if they're also tagged [identification]?

Stuff has happened, and anime identification requests have flooded the Anime, Movies and SciFi. Anime banned all anime IDs completely, but SciFi and Movies still accept them. Sometimes they get ...
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Display tags in comments as in posts (questions\answers)

If I write [meta-tag:tag] in question it will be displayed this way tag but in comment it will be displayed like hyperlink: tag. I suggest to display tag links in comments the same as in posts (...
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What are the Technical and Usability Limitations of the Tag System?

For all Stack Exchange sites - Is there a technical limitation to encouraging users to freely create tags, if there is sufficient moderation - and if they are not being misused for "IM" purposes, ...
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Tag wiki Stats - “created” showing with wrong date calculation

In any tag's info page, under the Stats section the created detail is displaying. But the period is displaying wrongly. For an example the moderator-tools tag was created on 2011-07-31 (also found in ...
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How can I favorite [java*] while excluding [javascript]?

Let's say I want to follow all Java related questions on Stack Overflow. I decide to favorite java*. Everything seems to be working fine. My search includes questions about java, javafx, javadoc and.....
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Why can tag badges be lost?

In contrast to usual badges tag badges which have already been awarded can be lost. This does not make a lot of sense to me. Even if your skills within a certain tag are historic and some of the old ...
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Diff highlighting fails on tags with diacritics in suggested edits reviews

This may seem like a ghost edit: https://es.stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/51233 (SOes). It turns out the tag matemáticas was added as a suggested edit, but it was rendered as: when it ...
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Can we save searches or have tag profiles?

I have many diverse tags that I favorited, but I'm often in the mood to only look at specific groups. For example, [java] [spring]... or if I'm in a CI mood: [jenkins] [maven]..., or in testing mood: [...
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“Related Tags” label is inaccurate when viewing “All Questions”

When browsing the All Questions section on Super User, I noticed that the sidebar included a Related Tags section. Since there wasn't any specific tag being searched, the section simply lists the 10 ...
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Zero questions shown in tag with two hyphens in its name

On math.SE a tag called (arithmetic--topology) has been created a few days ago. (It was created on Jun 9 at 10:19 according to the list of new tags.) The two hyphens in the tag name are probably a ...
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Equivalent of RSS /feeds/week for a specific tag

In Stackexchange sites there is an RSS feed likehttps://stackoverflow.com/feeds/week/ for each site, filtering questions more than hot and other available sort parameters can, what is the equivalent ...
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What is the value of tag synonyms that use the same terms as the target?

I looked a bit at the list of tag synonyms on Stack Overflow, and I noticed a significant number of synonyms that were either complete subsets of the target or only different in minor details like ...
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Where to ask question when SO has tag but question seems off-topic?

I have a question about JasperSoft ReportsServer Authentication Priorities and although it seems it´s a better at "Server Fault" there is no such tag like "JasperSoft" at all. On "Stack Overflow" on ...
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How can a tag exist as both an ordinary tag, and as a synonym?

For example, on the Physics SE, the [biology] tag exists as both. Here is the SEDE query to the tag, and to the synonym.
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Ambiguous/redundant delete/deletion tags

There seems to be a bunch of redundant tags here, made worse by inconsistent tag wikis. What's the fundamental difference between comment-deletion and deleted-comments? (Only the latter has a wiki.) ...
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Too much deletion: [deleted-accounts], [deleted-users], and [account-destruction]

This is going meta-meta, hold on tight..! There seems to be 3 tags that have to do with account/user-deletion: deleted-accounts (221 questions as of writing): This tag is for questions about user ...
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How can I query the Data Explorer for historical changes in posts' tags?

On my home site of RPG.SE, I'm trying to investigate whether a particular tag might be causing trouble. Specifically, I'm trying to find all the questions that had that tag in the first revision but ...
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Should we do something about the [anonymous] and [anonymous-visitors] tags?

On Meta Stack Exchange, there are two tags, anonymous and anonymous-visitors. These two tags are synonyms since the tag wiki of anonymous says "This tag is for questions regarding anonymous users". ...
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Why not scale Tag badges for beta sites?

Why not scale Tag Badge requirements for beta sites? For example on the Robotics SE Site the gold badge requires: total score of 1000 in at least 200 non-community wiki answers Same as SO and ...
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Searching for questions that have ONLY a given tag (i.e. add a range operator for tags) [duplicate]

I was doing a little cleanup in a tag recently, and was wanting to find any questions with only that tag, since that often means they weren't tagged very well and are in need of a few more. ...
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Edit a post in mobile web immediately displays suggested tags

Post editor in mobile web immediately displays suggested tags which names contain a substring of the first already set tag: On MSE it only happens with questions tagged bug. On another sites ...
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Keyword suggestion or Auto Correction [duplicate]

When searching a keyword like [botframework] on search box, if the spelling of the keyword is not correct like [botframewrok] (which o and r are misplaced in wrok) the search result would be empty: ...
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How can I convert a tag to being a synonym? [duplicate]

For example, there are 3 tags on Stack Overflow: xacml xacml2 xacml3 How can I merge all 3? It is not interesting to have different versions. I would like to keep xacml and have the others as ...
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Searching for unanswered questions with more than one tag yields wrong results [duplicate]

I'm trying to find unanswered questions with both kotlin and gradle tags like this: https://stackoverflow.com/unanswered/tagged/kotlin+gradle It shows many questions without kotlin tag which is ...
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Unable to ignore Arqade tags in iOS app

For some reason, I am unable to add tags from Arqade to my "ignored tags" list using the iOS app. Clicking once will favorite the tag as usual. Clicking it a second time will briefly show the "...
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Why are edit reviews not assigned considering reviewers' top-tags?

I recently suggested an edit on Stack Overflow. Incidentally, an edit to a question I answered and which has been upvoted and chose as the correct one by the OP. Since the title is actually not ...
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Can I check a tag's creator if the Taxonomist badge hasn't been awarded?

According to the accepted answer for Show a tag's creator on the tag wiki page: If a tag has a related Taxonomist badge, the creator will now be shown on its tag wiki/info page. I recently ...
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The text on moderator tags in posts is blue when I've visited the tag page

When I've visited a tag page for a moderator tag (https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/*), the text on a moderator tag is blue when it is used in posts. For example, the following ...
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Show wiki excerpts in mobile app [duplicate]

I just tried to edit the tags of a question through the mobile app, but wanted to check the tag wiki excerpt for usage guidance first. If there is a way to see it in the app, I haven't figured it out. ...
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What is a blacklisted tag?

Following Implement a Tag Black List, I would like to know what exactly it means for a tag to be blacklisted on a Stack Exchange site. Does it mean I can't use that tag on my question? What are the ...
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Should we burninate the [ios] tag?

Currently, ios is used by only 30 questions on Meta Stack Exchange. Looking at the tagged questions, nearly all of them would easily fit under ios-app (1,140 questions) or mobile-web (782 questions),...
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Edit link for Favorite Tags is not accessible

The Favorite Tags widget which appears on the right sidebar of every Stack Exchange community's homepage is not keyboard accessible because the "Edit" link does not contain a href attribute. The HTML ...
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If the bug is fixed and the post is not yet changed to status-completed, how can I notify to moderator? [duplicate]

If there was a post reported with bug tag months or even years ago on Meta Stack Exchange or a per-site meta, and now the bug is fixed and working fine, but nobody has changed the status to status-...
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Add a temporary tag-request feature? [duplicate]

As a new user to a specific community, I was asking a question. However, I was not able to add the specific topic tags I wanted to as they did not exist yet, and being a new member of that community I ...
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Beginners tag for Stack Overflow? [closed]

I have no idea if this is the place to discuss this, but here goes. I am looking for opinions on what people would think about having a beginners tag or something else similar. I am posting this ...
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Tag score in app should be for answers only

When viewing tag counts in my profile, I get different numbers in the app than I do on the website. I gather that this behaviour is intentional and not a bug. Given that answer score is the measure ...
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How to search for questions without two specific tags [duplicate]

Imagine there is tag1 and tag2 I would like to get all the results of the search for posts that do not contain any of those two tags. What I have tried: /tagged/-tag1 -tag2 It didn't work.
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Do different Stack Exchange APIs treat encoded URIs differently? [duplicate]

In our app, we're calling two Stack Exchange APIs: get tags containing a given substring get questions containing given tags We're encoding the tag name in both the calls, but in the former case, ...
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Migrated to localized meta site questions have [discussion] tag in English

Questions have been migrated to localized meta sites have [discussion] tag in English instead of localized base tag. E.g. in Russian Stack Overflow: in question Где найти практику? base tag should be ...
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Adding tag description

I have just created a new tag. However, I'm not allowed to edit the tag description, it will need to be peer reviewed. If I have the permission to create a tag, wouldn't it make sense to also have ...
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Can't search unanswered questions with multiple tags

I've searched for this specific answer with no luck. I want to be able to filter unanswered questions with [tag1] AND [tag2], but it doesn't seem to work for unanswered. When I use a link like this: ...
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Revision history marks spaces when retagging occurs

When question tags have been changed you can see spaces marked with green or red color. E.g. rev 18: I suppose it's done because of easily implementation, but it looks ugly. Is it possible do ...