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Questions tagged [status-completed]

Bug reports marked resolved or feature requests filed as done and live.

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Editing Comment Issue

I just noticed when I go to edit a comment from a typo or whatever, I get back [object Object]. Question: Am I the only one affected by this and what is it or what does it mean? I already closed ...
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Can we get a Monarch tag?

I just created this question. I tagged it excel, because the formulas are roughly analogous.
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Vampyric tags: [design] won't die

design didn't die like we wanted it to. The answer to life, the universe, and everything may be among the questions tagged with it, but these still cover such a broad swath of computery experience ...
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Is there a reason why the tag “slackware” cannot be edited?

Normally, when looking at tag information, at the bottom of the screen, there is a button labeled "Edit Tag Info". However, when looking at slackware today, there is no way to suggest edits. Problem ...
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“Something bad has happened” trying to list my Famous Questions

I just tried clicking on the "famous question" badge bar to list my famous questions (on superuser.com, not the meta). I got this: https://superuser.com/error?aspxerrorpath=/help/badges/28/famous-...
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Is application-error an error?

We have a tag, application-error, with 79 questions. Since a good percentage of software questions could be labeled "application error", it is not only meta, but does nothing to differentiate ...
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Ship [shipping] to /dev/null

We have six questions tagged shipping. The tag has no description and there seems to be no clear usage for it. I would like to remove it completely. Opinions please.
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Merge [transparent] and [transparency]

I propose merging transparent (34 questions) with transparency (79 questions). I think it's pretty clear to see why they should be merged. ... ... yeah, that pun was pretty terrible, even by retag ...
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Windows Features?

We actually have a windows-features tag (with 29 questions). I would just nuke it, but there are 29 questions. Any conceivable reason not to?
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Disconnect the [intermittent] tag

The intermittent tag has 7 questions. It seems too meta to be useful. Should we keep it around? Or is it time to end the connection?
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Cannot ask question with Korean in it?

I tried to ask a question about Korean fonts and copied some text directly into the question box. The following image appeared, though I moved the red box beneath the question to make the aspect ratio ...
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elections.stackexchange.com doesn't like SuperUser

The Election information page doesn't seem to like SuperUser. When you load the page, only the Loading elections page item is ticked and then the checklist disappears. However, the page continues to ...
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Retag [Windows-2012] into [Windows-Server-2012] or [Windows-Server-2012-R2]

windows-2012 contains 54 questions. All of them appear to actually be about Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2. Shall we re-tag these questions? What do to with the windows-2012 tag?
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Drop dropdownlist?

dropdownlist:A drop down list is a list with predetermined options that expands when clicked to reveal the options available. Do we have experts on drop-down lists? Does this tag helps clarifying ...
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Please merge [tag:extended-desktop] [tag:multiple-desktop]

Those 2 tags are exact duplicates : extended-desktopmultiple-desktop isn’t it ?
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What do a writer, taxi, and horse have in common?

Answer: we don't yet have questions with the hack tag covering these, perhaps the only common uses of the term not included. hack and its synonym hacking are undefined and have 44 questions. The ...
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Synonomize Red Hat tags

redhat is among the remaining manufacturer meta tags. Roughly 500 of the questions have been cleaned up; the ones needing general tag remediation. About 136 questions remain. All of these refer to ...
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Don't hate the [player] hate the tag

The player tag feels like a classic meta tag, and one likely to be misused. I saw it in use for a question what seems to be a glorified cd player but could refer to audio, video or other software that ...
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[hardware-combination]: lock it away

hardware-combination decorates questions about anything that contains two or more non-identical components. mixing RAM of different speeds how to orient the fan on a computer case that contains a ...
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Can the review system be fixed?

I was just assigned the task of reviewing this inappropriate answer. I immediately flagged the answer, and when I did so, the SE system issued a red notification indicating that the answer had ...
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Show the [guest] the door

The guest is unwelcome and would benefit from clarification. As it stands "guest" is simply too vague to be useful. We have guest-additions, but this tag might do with being split into guest-...
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Tag cleanup: Delete tag [rows]

rows A row is a horizontal line of something within a program. It can be a row of cells in excel, or a row of text in a text document. Rows are horizontally positioned and are generally read left-...
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Can we empty out [null]?

Seriously, I have no idea what null is for - null characters, null processes, errors, null strings, nil, nada, nothing, blank, empty? I really don't see the point of null when it's not specific ...
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New Tag Request: “IIS-8.5”

We have a tags for "IIS", "IIS-7.5", and "IIS", but not for "IIS-8.5". IIS 8.5 is included in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1.
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Let's retire the [sysadmin]

The sysadmin tag has a different meaning almost every question, and it never seems to refer to the actual role of a system administrator. It seems to be used for questions that have to do with the ...
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Split off [split]

The tag split is used for lots of things and not used consistently for anything. It has been planned to make it go since 2014. Can we burn it now?
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We need to modify [mod]

mod has no definition, but 19 questions where the tag has varying meanings: modification of various and sundry things what appears to be a reference to MOD format recording the Excel function ...
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Does [bricked] need to be bricked?

bricked has been used with 16 questions, but it is applicable to a pretty high percentage of questions. It's good information about the current condition of the equipment, but it's too meta to be ...
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there is no telegram tag

I was going to ask some question about telegram app and I noticed that there is no telegram related tag! Please add "telegram" and telegram related (such as telegram-desktop and such) tags.
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Clean it up, and [diy]

diy has many, many questions, that could be closed. This tag is also EXTREMELY meta. I propose we get rid of it, quickly... And with a can-do attitude
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r e n a m e spaces

We have two tags which seem to be text based: tabs & spaces. However, tabs is defined for the graphical user interface feature that allows multiple documents to be contained within a single ...
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Let's nuke a tag down to its [origins]

We have five questions tagged origins. Three are about origins of something (history). One is about the screen positioning (with origin at 0,0), and one is about a game client. I propose to be ...
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Lets turn the blinking off … on .. off.. on … PERMANTENTLY OFF

The blinking tag is used in 18 questions. Mostly about blinking LEDs, cursors and monitors which turn on and off. I suggest we permanently blink it out of existence.
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No [news] is good news

The news metatag is old news. It only has 7 questions, including one that's spam, and is a candidate for speedy deletion.
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Merge [bugcheck] into [bsod]

bugcheck contains 16 questions, practically all of which are about bsod. "Bugcheck" is the technical term for a BSOD and so the tags should be merged. Your thoughts?
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Popping the [party] tag

We have a party tag. Its a metatag. It needs popping.
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Potential Tag Merge/Synonym: [msiexec] -> [windows-installer]?

msiexec is used by 7 questions to denote msiexec.exe, which is the actual executable of Microsoft's Windows Installer program. Seeing as we already have a tag for windows-installer, and the fact that ...
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Are these Fail2Ban, Munin and “Failed password” related questions more appropriate for Server Fault?

While I spend a good chunk of time here on Super User, my day-to-day/work-a-day head is in the Linux server administration world. A lot of times there’s overlap between “power user” needs and server ...
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Eliminate results

Meta tag results has four questions, zero followers, and zero utility. Can we nuke it?
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Tag cleanup: Delete the tag [collecting]

There are currently five questions with the tag collecting, some of them has some relation to collection, list... I don't even understand the meaning of this tag, neither can imagine an expert of ...
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Do we have any experts on “applications”?

The applications tag has suddenly been added to a lot of posts by an enthusiastic tagger. There are now over 400 questions. I didn't do an exhaustive review of these, but for the ones I looked at, ...
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Remove [Windows-10] synonym

Currently, the windows-10 tag is mapped as a synonym to Windows-10-preview. However, as of tomorrow it will no longer be the preview, it will be the final version. So the synonym should be removed ...
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Add expand functionality to images

When we add images to posts, they're often shrunk to fit the web page (reduction of the width and height). I suspect this is done automatically by the HTML. However, some times, we need to see the ...
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Request for bounty on this question about common MS Outlook 2013 problem?

I apologise if this request offends or wounds anyone. For the past several months, I've failed to find an answer or resolution to this Outlook 2013 problem: How to exclude notifications for all junk ...
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Question closed as duplicate of a similar one

I just posted this question about enabling font smoothing for select applications, and it got closed as a dupe of a problem with quick switching for all applications. I understand it must have been an ...
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Remove the [Glitch] tag

The glitch tag has no use. The top five questions don't relate at all. In order: Glitch detection in MP3 files Glitchy GPU output Office 2013 drawing oddly Mouse moving on its own Sound card ...
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Split the [dolphin] tag

dolphin is currently used for both the file manager and the Dolphin emulator. The tag info says: File manager for KDE As there are only 13 questions tagged with dolphin, and as I don't have ...
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The accepted answer styling makes 'votes' invisible in search

See for example this search query: 'votes' is invisible here -- it's styled a pure white. Also, I believe there should be some border or background on the box surrounding the '2 votes'. Can this ...
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modprobe -r [modules]

60 questions tagged modules. Most of them are dealing with kernel-modules. Others talk about Apache2/Perl/Python/Puppet/Drupal/Slax modules. There's even one about memory modules. The [modules] tag ...
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Sketchup tag rename needed

We have two Sketchup tags: sketch-up and google-sketchup. They both refer to the same program and neither tag name is correct. The first has five questions and the tag was created with an ...