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Suggest a Corel Painter tag

I´m learning Corel Painter. Very nice software, but a little overwhelming for new users, I have a few questions, but Super User doesn´t have the proper tag, it has only CorelDraw, wich is no useful. ...
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Add the [hp] tag to the blocklist

The hp tag has been removed repeatedly as a generic company tag. Since the previous major effort to clear out the company tags, this tag has been recreated and removed again four additional times, ...
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Lotus tag cleanup

While looking through some questions on lotus-notes, I found that some of them were also tagged with lotus, which has 34 questions. Looking through the lotus, many of them are just about Notes, one ...
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How to remove a "frequented" tag?

Edit: Found a exact duplicate over on meta.StackOverflow: How do I remove a frequented tag? In the upper right corner of the main page (below Ask Question) it says: Frequented Tags [firefox] This ...
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mac, osx, and osx-lion tags

It seems that these tags are used very often to refer to the same thing (see here). In fact (unless I read the search results wrong) there are 1,860 questions that use both mac and osx, and 212 that ...
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How do I remove the selected tag filter when searching for Unanswered questions on Superuser?

I've been looking for unanswered questions trying to build some reputation here. Once I select a tag filter in the sidebar, I'm shown all of the questions with that tag. Choosing more tags makes the ...
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Bugs with tagging questions

While editing a post tonight I noticed this bug with the tags. There were two of the same tag (windows-7-x64), and several tags with 0 uses but still showing up. Seems broken, unless I'm missing ...
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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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Why are the tags on my page arranged reverse alphabetically?

I just noticed. They are opposite of what I though they would be!! Have a look: https://superuser.com/users/8829/eskay
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Merge [tag:speech-recognition] with [tag:speech-to-text]

speech-recognition and speech-to-text seem synonymous. Let's merge them?
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What is the difference between the file-types and filetype tags?

What is the difference between the file-types and filetype tags? Is it best to leave them as two separate tags or merge them together?
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Should there be a V6 Specific Powershell Tag

Version 6 of Powershell is significantly different from every prior version. Unless I am completely missing it there is not currently a V6 specific tag. I believe that there should be one. The ...
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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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Tag prefixes (like wireless-networking and networking)

I know that there are easy ways to deal with tags like windows and windows-7 (specifically, windows-7 includes windows). What happens with tags like wireless-networking and networking? It seems like ...
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Why do we have the google-calendar tag if we can't ask questions about it here?

I'm just wondering why we have the google-calendar (or any other web application) tag here for superuser when questions on this topic are considered off topic? I recently had my question migrated ...
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Could someone be nice enough to add windows-7-starter as a tag to superuser.com?

I would do it but I only have 150 rep.
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Should we write information already in the tag in the body of our questions?

Just reading What is the purpose of [64-bit] and [32-bit]? made me think... Should we include information in tags in the body of our text? Tags like the question still get people to comment whether ...
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Could someone be nice enough to add windows-phone-8.1 as a tag to superuser.com?

I haven't enough rep. The windows-phone-8 tag exists but 8.1 not.
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Should we be getting rid of unversioned tags where there clearly is a version?

I don't really see a point in questions being double tagged as brand-product product-version, can we please change these to brand-product-version as this would cover both tags? What do you think?
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Can somebody of rank create a tag #albert for me?

I am the author of the app albert launcher and want to redirect users in the support channel to this site to ask or find questions. Can somebody please add the #albert, #albertlauncher or #albert-...
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What's the proper tag for questions about differences between software editions?

If somebody asks what are the differences between two editions of the same application, how should the question be tagged? For example Difference between resin and resin pro is currently untagged and ...
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Why are some tags grey and some are light grey?

I'm here to ask why are some tags grey and some are light grey? See in this photo: is light grey, but is dark grey. Why is that? Edit: it does it here with the tags of this question ↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓↓
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Correct tag(s) for Mac OS Classic (version 9 and earlier) questions

I ran into a question involving Mac OS 9: How do I find the MAC address in Mac OS 9? How should questions involving legacy versions of Mac OS be tagged? I'm not sure if Tom Wijsman's tagging is ...
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What does the [keys] tag mean?

Tag keys seems to be in use for various things. What should be retagged?
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Is Zoom video conferencing tool on-topic for superuser?

I saw a tag but only linked to 4 questions. If not this site, where please? I am trying to find out more to help connect older and more vulnerable people in our village during isolation!
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How can I completely hide all questions with a certain tag?

Now that Windows 8 is out, my questions feed is overrun with Windows 8 questions. At this moment in time, 31 out of the 50 questions on the main page are about Windows 8. I've got no experience with ...
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How should one use the home tag?

Going through the home tag, it seems there are three primary uses: The home folder, computers that you leave at home, and home networking Which one should be used, if at all?
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Edit tags on migrated question

This question has been migrated to Stack Overflow (you'll probably have to search on [macro] to see the stub), and now because of the bad decision to link it directly to that question on SO, it can't ...
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What does the recovery tag mean?

What does the recovery tag mean, if anything? Or is it one of those overly broad tags whose questions haven't yet been recategorized into sub-categories?
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Why did I earn reputation because of a tag?

I've been reading all over the site to find the answer but can't find it. I don't see what I did to earn it, but thanks anyhow! It says: "Reputation gained on this tag..." when I hover over the tag "...
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What is the tag “optical” used for and what is “optical-drive” used for?

Aren't those two, optical and optical-drive the same? If not, could somebody please add a text to both of them which explains the difference?
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Are there Badges for all Tags?

I just received my first "Tag" Badge (Microsoft-Excel, yeah!). When I looked into the Tags that had badges, I didn't notice any particular system for which Tags had Badges (at any level). Are ...
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How to fix a problem with no rep

After finding a problem with something, what is the most appropriate way to alert a moderator if you do not have any reputation? Would it be a good idea to post the problem at all even if it is not in ...
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Suggestion to retag Microsoft Store

The Microsoft Store: https://wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Store was previously called the "Windows Store". To that end, I see questions under both: https://superuser.com/questions/tagged/...
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Why is the question tagged twice with the same tag and yet the question count does not match ?

This question has been tagged twice with [windows-7-x64]. Oddly, the same tag shows up twice, with different counts. Clicking on each of those tags, brings the same questions, although one less than ...
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Do accepted answers count as a "point" towards associated tags?

I know +1 votes count towards your score for associated tags, but I wanted to know if that is true for accepted answers too. If so, I assume its considered 1 point? Also, if the asker +1 votes the ...
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Please make an Autodesk inventor tag and tag the inventor questions with it

I want to ask an Autodesk Inventor question, but there is no such tag. Can someone please create a [autodesk-inventor] tag? These two questions would need it: Installing Autodesk Inventor 11 Pro on ...
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Make [procmon] a synonym of [process-monitor]?

The tag description for process-monitor is: Process Monitor is an advanced monitoring tool for Windows that shows real-time file system, Registry and process/thread activity. while procmon is: ...
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Most tag searches appear to result in no questions if last tab was "Featured"

If the user was browsing Featured questions from the home page, and then searches for a tag, it appears to the user that there are no questions of any kind for that tag. Repro: Navigate to the main ...
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Do we need the "fastboot" tag?

The Super User homepage just turned light blue for me, due to lots of hard-drive tags (which I have marked as a favourite). The reason was that a user had added the fastboot tag to a bunch of posts. "...
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Are Matrix.org questions in-topic? Also about Tag #matrix.org

I would like to discuss about questions related to #matrix.org, and discussing about a new related Tag for SuperUser. What is Matrix.org The Matrix.org is an Open Source, decentralized, distributed, ...
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Question on hold not notified

One of my questions was put on-hold, yet I wasn't notified. Is this the expected behavior?
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outdated tag (windows-defender)

It appears that the tag windows-defender is a bit out of date. It states: In Windows 8, Windows Defender is a built in antivirus software product that replaces Microsoft Security Essentials. Before ...
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Should we merge tags `sublime-text`, `sublime-text-2` and `sublime-text-3`?

Whenever I ask a question regarding sublime text, I always include all three of these tags in order to attract the attention of anyone who has any one of them subscribed. This is because the programs ...
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Is the `windows-8.1-preview` tag really needed?

As the title says, is the windows-8.1-preview tag really needed, especially as we're near the release of the Windows 9 Developer Preview (or beta, whatever it is). The Windows 8.1 Preview is over a ...
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What happens with Server tag

Currently I'm trying to add Server tag to this question. But when I add it, something strange happens. Here are the screenshots: Adding tags: Clicking "Save Edits" tells that "Server" tag does ...
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What should the [microsoft] tag be used for? [duplicate]

Initially, I assumed microsoft (132) is about the company. But I took a brief look through them and didn't find any about the company. In fact, all the question seem to be about various Microsoft ...
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Merge [multi-user] into [multiple-users] [closed]

Merge the tag mutli-user into multiple-users. They refer to the same concept and the term multiple users is a little more clear than multi user. And to convince you, I have dragged up the relic that ...
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Editing OS-specific questions or answers if the question or answer will also apply to another OS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should the original intent of a question be broadened to make the answers more canonical? I recently found out that this question - How print multiple independent pages in one ...
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Grouping various tags regarding energy efficiency

I've recently gained the rep to retag, so when I saw this question and didn't think the energy tag made sense (yes it's about energy, but really something like "energy efficiency" would be ...
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