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Tags for Springer-Verlag classes

A user introduced a tag svmult in this question. I thought it's too specialized and changed it into broader sv-classes. Then I found that there exist svjour3 for one of their classes. I think that ...
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Would people welcome having a mtpro (short for Mathtime Professional) tag?

There seems to be no ready-made tag for discussions of the pros and cons -- see, e.g., this question -- of the Mathtime Professional fonts package. I know it doesn't come up very often on TeX.SE, but ...
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Strikeout doesn't work properly with markdown

Strikeout in HTML (using <s>...</s> or <del>...</del>) doesn't strike out links to tags as specified in mardown. For example: <s>See [tag:discussion] for some questions ...
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Rename {textmode} to {text-mode}

Just a small follow-up of Rename {mathmode} to {math-mode}. Don't worry, there aren't any badges for textmode yet ;). The reasoning is once again that in regular writing the tag would be text mode, so ...
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Rename {dictionary} to {dictionaries}

... because we prefer plural tags. (dictionary ⇒ dictionaries) Similar questions: Rename {language} to {languages} Rename {script} to {scripts} Pluralize these singular tags And as we're talking ...
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Questions with new activity banner is repeated rather than updated

When I have visiting the site today I noticed that the banner that says x questions with new activity is repeated over the last such banner rather than updated as x is increased. Is this a bug? ...
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Clearer formatting of dialogue in TeXtalk

Currently the dialogue of TeXtalk is formatted by <strong> for the speaker and <p> to separate lines. Here is an example from the interview with Yiannis Lazarides: This format may be ...
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Shouldn't the “grids” tag be split into, say “grid-typesetting” and “grids”?

I've just asked a question and decided to tag it "grid-typesetting", having a vague feeling that the "grids" tag is not a best one here. Soon lockstep edited it and changed "grid-typesetting" into "...
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Make {dashes} and {comma} synonyms of {punctuation}

At the moment, there are 142 questions tagged with punctuation, 26 questions tagged with dashes (4 of them also featuring punctuation) and 9 questions tagged with comma (5 of them also featuring ...
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Layout problem in comments

There is a problem when showing text of an answer comment. If you look at my comment here, the text should read: ... right, this is because of the _. For some reason .. But the underscore is ...
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List positioning wrong on privileges page

On the privileges page, the list with the privilege stages on the right is all the way down, which shouldn't (and didn't use to) be the case. Clicking on some of the specific privilege stages didn't ...
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“Approve tag wikis” privilege not granted with exactly 5000 reputation

Recently, I got to exactly 5000 reputation points. According to the privileges page, this should give me the ability to approve or reject tag wiki edits, which was confirmed with "you have already ...
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Serial upvoting reversed

I've already asked about a similar situation, but this time the figures involved seem to be quite exaggerated: on my reputation page the following item appears: -4360 Serial upvoting reversed The ...
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Should {accepted-answer} be a synonym of {accepting}?

Should accepted-answer be a synonym of accepting? I think that they are too similar too be told apart and, thus, should be synonyms. The only topic relating to accepting answers that is useful to ...
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The FAQ list of topics

Currently, the FAQ has a list of things to ask about that reads TeX or any of its descendants like LaTeX, XeTeX, LuaTeX and ConTeXt TeX distributions like TeX Live, MiKTeX, or MacTeX (La)TeX ...
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TeX meta art clip (TeX written on torn paper) has wrong kerning

I saw an ad "visit TeX meta" and TeX was kerned the same way the old version of TeX symbol on this page used to be kerned; with T touching corner of E and E touching the corner of X. The issue was ...
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Update the TeX Community Blog logo

Now that the tex.sx logo has the real kerning, the Community Blog logo should be updated, too. Compare: (tex.sx logo) (blog logo) I stick to my comment to Jin's answer though, that the braces ...
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Make the Google+ less distracting by syncing its saturation with the other icons

This is a follow up to Could we lighten up the Google+ icon a little? which I think was unfairly declined. On Stack Overflow, Super User and Server Fault the Google+ icon is less distracting because ...
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Could we lighten up the Google+ icon a little?

Don't get me wrong, but I'm getting slightly annoyed by the tiny Google+ icon right below the voting controls, in the er... social bar. The size is OK, but the color... well: I swear, at first I ...
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Deleting SPAM answers

When a an answer that is clearly SPAM, such as this one at https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/31281/4301, if the answer can not be removed all together, it would be preferable to actually delete the ...
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Why is the kerning wrong in the TeX.SX logo/banner?

I really love the beautiful shaded TeX.SX logo — I think it makes tex.stackexchange.com one of the best looking of all the StackExchange sites. But I am curious why the kerning is wrong? (By that I ...
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More comments takes focus to the comment field

When I click on "more comments" in a question (for example at this question), the comment field gets the focus. Which is annoying on the iPad because the keyboard gets visible and takes up half the ...
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Badge images “too large”

This is only a recent development. However, it seems like the badge images displayed on the Badges page is a little too large for the frame they're in: On the left is the view through Internet ...
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Can we expand the “How to look up a math symbol” to all kinds of symbols?

Just today, two questions popped up that asked for symbols that aren't necessarily math-specific, but that still are answered by the famous duplicate top dog How to look up a symbol or identify a math ...
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how to improve tagging on a question about “short version of emph”?

this question asking for a "short version of emph", e.g. |text| is tagged as just "emphasis", but it's really about more than that. "macro" and "catcodes" aren't really appropriate. "define" or "...
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Incorrect leading when using tag links

When using tag links like bug, some extra leading is added between the line with the link and the following, leading to unnecessary whitespace. I've tested this with Firefox 8.0 on Windows XP and ...
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pgfplotstables tag is misnamed

The pgfplotstables tag should be called pgfplotstable, since that's the name of the package. Could it be renamed?
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Make {sideways} a synonym of {rotating}

At the moment there are 42 questions tagged rotating and 18 questions tagged sideways. (6 questions feature both tags.) rotating is used for for the general concept of rotating (with the help, of. e.g....
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Rename pstree tag to pst-tree

The pstree tag is ill-named, since it is the name of a command defined by the pst-tree package rather than the package name. I suggest that the pst-tree tag replace the pstree tag (perhaps leaving ...
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Proposal to revert CW status on the “universal float” question

I propose that the CW status of the question: How to influence the position of float environments like figure and table in LaTeX? be reversed (I'm informed that this can be done). I can understand ...
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Rename {mathmode} to {math-mode}

The common spelling of math_mode seems to be with a space in between the words: There are 109 questions with math mode in their title, but only 17 with mathmode. Herbert Voß's paper Math mode spells ...
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{margins}, {indentation}, and changing the “margins” in the middle of a page

Perusing margins and indentation, I've noticed that these two tags in fact cover at least three concepts: Changing the (top/bottom/left/right) margin(s) for a whole document or at least for a whole ...
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Pluralize these singular tags

Motivated by Stefan's prompt reaction to Rename {script} to {scripts}, I went through the first five pages of tags looking for singular tags to pluralize, once again with the question Our set of tags ...
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Rename {script} to {scripts}

... and make script a synonym of scripts. That's following the habit of having tags in the plural form, e.g. packages, tools, languages; as per Our set of tags and Can someone merge tags? (and ...
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Provide “add as favorite” option when hovering over tags

The look and feel, as well as overall usability of the SE-sites, is awesome--I enjoy reading over here. I think that the process to add favorite tags can be more practical: when hovering over a tag (...
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Make {synctex} a synonym of {forward-inverse-search}

When asking my question about creating a unified forward-inverse-search tag, I missed the fact that there is also a synctex tag. SyncTeX is a special technology for forward-inverse-searching, but I ...
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Create {forward-inverse-search} and make {forward-search} and {inverse-search} synonyms of it

The concepts of forward-search and inverse-search are very closely related. Therefore I suggest to create a new forward-inverse-search tag, make forward-search (7 questions) and inverse-search (9 ...
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When will the first Generalist badges be awarded?

According to the Generalist Badge Implemented blog post, there must be at least 200 questions in all 40 of the top tags before this badge is awarded to anyone. Right now, our "tag no. 40" (margins)...
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Reputation tool-tip dash/minus ambiguity

When looking at a user page and at "Reputation", hoovering the mouse over some day, then the tool-tip reads something like "Friday, Nov 25, 2011 - 42 reputation", which means "+42 reputation", not "-...
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Does the faq tab work correctly?

I like the idea of automatically generated FAQ lists. The mouseover text of the faq tab is questions with the most links. That's sounds sensible, links may come for example from duplicates or closely ...
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Design flaw concerning the location of a notification box

When voting on a comment, one can only up-vote once every 5 seconds. Try to vote more often than that, and you'll get a yellow box telling informing you of this policy. However, the box is placed ...
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Why isn't our blog appearing on the blogoverflow.com main page?

At the moment, I see 15 blogs listed on blogoverflow.com. Some blogs already contain many posts, some blogs less than ours. And I think our TeX blog is of good quality. Isn't it ready to be shown on ...
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Should we have a wiki tag for LaTeX core?

As we all know extra tags need a lot of work, especially re-tagging of old posts. However there are a number of questions relating to the LaTeX kernel that do not fit in with the existing categories. ...
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imgur image hosting

I noticed that there was an informational message in the past few days about imgur having issues. Now I see that that message is no longer appearing, but when I try to upload an image I get: Failed ...
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Migration from meta to main site gives wrong 'migration text'

The question Is TeX as word and logo a trade mark? was migrated from Meta to the main site. However, the banner that is added says: migrated from meta.tex.stackexchange.com x hours ago This ...
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Why won't Revival badges be awarded on closed questions?

The FAQ on meta.SO says about closed questions: When a question is closed, no additional answers may be posted to it, although the question and existing answers can still be edited (by users ...
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Editing tags overwrites edit summary

If one does a normal edit of a question, saves that and then does an inline tag edit, the system combines the edits and replaces the first edit summary by “edited tags”. Correctly the summary should ...
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Outdated information on the privileges page

The CW privilege page states in the second-to-last sentence that ”[CW] mode cannot be reversed”. As far as I know this is wrong; mods had the ability to reverse CWfication for some time now.
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Tags about documentation

At the moment we have three tags concerning documents about TeX: books, manuals and documentation. The only one with a wiki is books, which says that it “is for questions which deal with books about ...
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Faulty tag badge description

lockstep just received the first tag badge for footnotes: However, the tag badge description states: which is clearly not the case; a bronze tag badge is awarded when the user has "Earned 100 ...