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Q&A Typo in error - Tags can't have more than 5 tags

I'm guessing the first "Tags" is a typo and should instead say "Posts" or perhaps the name of the specific post type?

1 answer  ·  posted 3mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  last activity 12d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A No way to remove parent tag.

Over on Software, the [excel] tag was mistakenly put as a subtag of [openoffice-calc]. When I went to edit the tag to fix it, I realized there was no option to remove the parent tag. I ended up ask...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 12d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Tag suggestions for Favorite tags

When adding a tag to a post, beginning to type leads to all matching tags being displayed, avoiding the need to type out tag names by hand. Would it be useful to include this feature in the Pref...

0 answers  ·  posted 2mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A Tag duplication in post edit mode

Accidentally clicking on the blue "bug" tag above the tags box in post edit mode adds the tag "bug" even if it is already present, resulting in it being present twice. Deleting it with the little...

0 answers  ·  posted 3mo ago by trichoplax‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Q&A How to make an edit that only changes the tag list by adding a tag that does not exist?

I tried to add a tag to an existing post by editing it and it failed because there was no actual post edit: After further tests, I realized that this happens only if the added tag(s) do not alre...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 3mo ago by Ethan‭

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Q&A bug after edit suggested [duplicate]

In this post, @FoggyFinder had proposed an edit. He removed flag then, added flag. But, I saw both was showing. So, I had gone to edit page. I saw there's only flags. I think I had read a ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  closed as duplicate 8mo ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A Question has phantom tag [duplicate]

Yesterday I edited https://math.codidact.com/posts/282737 to correct the spelling of the tag probability and remove the tag statistics. Now it shows in the question list as having tags probability ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Peter Taylor‭  ·  closed as duplicate 8mo ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A Users can suggest tags with spaces (but the suggestion can't be approved)

See this suggested edit, where the user suggested adding the tag "American English". Due to it having a space, I am unable to approve the edit, getting the message Tags may not include spaces or...

0 answers  ·  posted 11mo ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Where should we discuss about unhelpful tags?

I have recently seen some tags. a and Ask.. That should ask not Ask since all tags are in lower chars. And mod should delete the a tag. I know that we won't allow every people to create tags. But ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by Trilarion‭

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Q&A If a tag search yields exactly one exact match for a tag, go directly to that tag's page

When using the search feature in the Tags part of each category, if one searches for something that is an exact match for just one single tag, the page returned lists just that one tag. To get to t...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A How can tags be deleted?

I started heading into the rabbit-hole of organising tags on the mathematics site, and there are some which are obvious typos and have no questions associated (because the questions have been retag...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Peter Taylor‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Ability to hide / ignore tags

In the community preferences you can set a list of favourite tags, and questions that are tagged with one of them will be highlighted. Is there also a way to hide / ignore tags? Questions with a h...

3 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Keelan‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A A few small changes, mostly about moderation and curation

The latest update includes a few small changes of possible general interest: Moderators can now escalate flags to the admin team. If you have a flag that requires our attention, or if you wan...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Can we have description of tags when we hover over / click them?

With the re-tagging of the site proposal, new tags were introduced. I didn't know the meaning of those, so I hovered over them to see a short description just as I was / am used to doing in the Sta...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How can I remove a tag? [duplicate]

I have just realized that a tag is redundant: angular-2+ since we have one for [angular] (as opposed with the old flavor, [angularjs]). I have removed it from the only question and I want to remov...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭  ·  closed as duplicate 1y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A Get a [faq] tag, mods!

This applies on all meta sites, so hear me out. It would actually be nice if we had a new moderator tag in Codidact called faq. What's the purpose? Somewhere Else has this tag on their meta sites...

3 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Include (major) tags as part of Hot Posts link

It just occurred to me as I was looking at Hot Posts at Software Development that it would be helpful to include the tags with the title, so that people can judge if that post is interesting and/or...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A Tag wiki too prominent when sorting posts by tag

When sorting posts by tag, the tag usage part pops up as expected, but also the whole tag wiki. So when you actually start writing a proper tag wiki for a tag, anyone who wants to see posts under t...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Delete the [<i>test</i>] tag.

While checking Codidact Meta tags, I saw this &lt;i&gt;test&lt;/i&gt; tag . The tag doesn't have usage information or detailed wiki. Likely, it is made for testing purposes or made accidently and I...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How can I filter out tags in my search?

What do I input in search for Site Proposals, to pretermit all questions tagged [status-declined]? I tried -[status-declined] but this didn't work.

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by PSTH‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Should post tags go above the post content, rather than below it?

Consider, strictly as an example, the question updating a function within a struct on Software Development. There's a reasonable number of programming languages where something like that might be ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Should we be able to tag answers?

On some of our communities, it would be helpful to be able to label answers systematically: On Code Golf, by language. On Software Development, Power Users, or Linux Systems, by specific ...

4 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A status-completed tag on closed question

What is the importance of adding status-completed tag in a closed question? This and this question was marked as duplicate although @ArtOfCode added status-completed tag. He added status-completed ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Let's revamp our status tags

One of our holdovers from Somewhere Else is the way we mark bugs and feature requests with status tags - including [status-completed], [status-declined], [status-bydesign], and we've got our own [s...

4 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Mithical‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Initial tour fails at tagging the initial question [duplicate]

One just signed up (in Languages &amp; Linguistics) and received a notification to take an initial "tour to find out how this site works". A friendly Codidactyl invites one to create a question but...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by viäränlaenen‭  ·  closed as duplicate 1y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Filter search by tag

I might be missing something, but I can't find any way to filter a search by tags. I looked in the Help Center, but it also doesn't list any way to do it. Simply searching the tag doesn't seem to ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Search via clicking by a tag displays incorrect category of an item [duplicate]

If one searches / filters result by a tag (by clicking on one of them) the all items in a list have a badge that indicates current category instead of correct one. For example, when I click on mvv...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by FoggyFinder‭  ·  closed as duplicate 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Don't show the option to create a tag unless no existing tags match the search.

When tagging a question, as you type in Tags field its shows the option to create a new tag at the top. So if there are tags like, Anchovies Anchors Alphabet, and you type a a will be the top o...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 2y ago by pnuts‭

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Q&A Wrong category is pulled in when searching by tag on a different category that shares the tag family

On Outdoors there is blue icon that says what category a question is in when searching by tag. However when categories share the same tag set it will say that Q&amp;A posts are in the Gear Recommen...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A You can suggest more than five tags (but it can't be approved)

See suggested edit https://languages.codidact.com/posts/suggested-edit/221 Though it doesn't appear on it, my suggested edit apparently included more than five tags, which isn't allowed. However, ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Razetime‭

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Q&A Can't edit a question just to add tags.

One can apparently not make an edit to a post just to change the tags. There is a message that nothing was changed because I didn't edit the post. Well, I didn't edit the body of the post, just the...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Lundin‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A Why do tags URL contain the ID of the site?

I have been browsing through the tags on different sites and found out its URL contains the ID of the site they belong to: In Linguistics (id 36 as a site): Spanish is https://languages.codid...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by fedorqui‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Confusing behavior of tags shared between categories

Over on Software, Q&amp;A and Code Review share the same tags. While this is really helpful since it makes tag parity easy, it also produces some weird behavior. For instance, at the moment the sit...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Tag contents don't reflect merge after 24 hours

On Judaism.Codidact, I merged two tags (parashat-vayeishev and vayeshev), each containing one question, into the parshat-vayeishev tag, which also contained one question. I didn't check, but I'm p...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Isaac Moses‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Trap tags with spaces earlier in the post submission process

When I type something in the tag box, a list of similarly named tags is produced, along with the actual thing I typed, and I can click to select the tag I want. If I type something with spaces (e.g...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Peter Taylor‭

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Q&A Show tooltip for tag when hovering over it

It would be nice if hovering on a question tag, a tooltip containing the whole HTML formatted usage guidance is shown.

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭

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Q&A Adding a parent to a tag crashes on the server side (500)

This was already asked on Software, but it makes sense add Codidact level. If I try to provide a parent to a tag, it crashes with 500. Error Id = 6bd06f30-539d-4b88-8743-eca32a8465cd Tag to edit =...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭

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Q&A Save draft should save the title and tags

The feature that causes drafts to be saved automatically should: Save the title and tags. Be activated when I edit a tag or the title. I put the tags for bug and feature request on because I did...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Dani‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Dani‭

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Q&A Please ensure cross-site uniformity for the basics of tagging

I've noticed that the photography.codidact meta tagging system differs from what seems more conventional. For example, it appears that there no tags are mandatory (here at least one of [bug] [featu...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by pnuts‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Should we show tags before the body, to provide context for reading the question?

Today I saw the following question on Software Dev (this is the beginning): (rest of post...) The title, "connect with SLOT/SIGNAL:QPushButton clicked signal not received by main window" sounds li...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Automatically clean up tags with zero posts

There are currently seven tags with zero posts associated with them in the Meta Q&amp;A category1 (excluding tags like TibetLhasatourpackage which have deleted posts associated with them.) These ta...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by msh210‭

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Q&A Feature requests for tag filtering and sorting

Issue #1: On the "tags" tab, there's an option to sort by hierarchy. When you have a lot of child tags under the same parent tag, or multiple parents next to each other with lots of children, thing...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by DonielF‭  ·  edited 2y ago by DonielF‭

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Q&A Add a [status-pending] or similar tag

My other Meta post n the usage of status tags pointed out a pretty big gap to me. Namely, we don't have a tag to signify that something is being actively worked on. While we currently use either [s...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Should we allow capitalized tags?

So this has been bugging me for a while now. Recently, the tags Chinese, Cantonese, and Mandarin were changed to lowercase. When asking why on the discord, I was told that it was because "tags are ...

4 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Should tags be written in American or in British English?

On Cooking, I sometimes run into comprehension issues as food is labelled differently around the world. One recent example for this is ground beef and minced meat which both essentially mean the sa...

3 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by .                                                .‭

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Q&A Can we see tags changes in the revision history?

I wrote a question which I tagged, only to see a few seconds later that I accidentally tagged the question with the wrong tag. So I revised it. This how the history of my question looks: As you ca...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Tag updates, including tag hierarchies

We have just pushed some updates related to tags. You will now see a "tags" link in the category bar (next to "posts"), which leads to a searchable list of all tags. Selecting an individual tag t...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 2y ago by pnuts‭

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Q&A How to remove a given tag from all questions where it is used?

When Scientific Speculation was populated with questions and answers from Worldbuilding SE, it also inherited the Worldbuilding SE set of tags. Specifically for the purposes of this question, it in...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Canina‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Tags shown on a question can differ from tags shown when editing that question

I noticed that How can I shorten a piece of writing without losing its original essence? on Writing Codidact appeared to be tagged writing-instruments, but the question does not relate to writing i...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Can we get a page with the tags listed in hierarchical and then alphabetical order?

The hierarchies of tags are awesome, but its a little hard to see the relationship. Could we get a page where the tags are displayed like this, Animals Antelopes Bears Black Bears Polar Bears ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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