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Mark questions that led to creating a new package

Would it be interesting to have a tag to mark the questions that led to creating new CTAN packages? Something like a new-package tag?
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Merge {pdf-reader} and {viewers}

The tags pdf-reader and viewers both contain the same kind of questions. viewers is the more general tag (also allowing for dvi and ps viewers), so I think pdf-reader should be merged into it. ...
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How to tag questions specifically about the classic DVI-producing latex compiler?

We have a pdftex tag to refer about pdf(La)TeX, but no actual way to tag a question specifically for the classic latex or tex compilers. For example I don't know how to tag questions ala "How to use ...
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All editing icon buttons lost when entering edit mode for the user profile

I got surprised when entering edit mode for our user profile. No icon button for editing left. Where are they? I need icon buttons to insert image, make header, make bulleted lists, etc. It also ...
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Wrong tooltip for tex.sx links within comments

When I read Andrey Vihrov's comment on the question XeLaTeX and Microtype, I noticed that the tooltips of the links to other questions produced by the title HTML attribute are all the same, even ...
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How about a TeX.SX blog?

A recent StackOverflow blog post announced the lauch of blogoverflow: stackexchange community blogs. Do we think the TeX community wants one? I know several members already have their own blogs (...
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How do we repair Gonzalo Medina's posts containing images?

As I explained in this answer, all the links to images that were not uploaded via the "add image" button are broken. (EDIT: See also this announcement by Jeff for the background.) This has the ...
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Strange effect in preview mode if a heading markdown is immediately followed by a code markdown

Please press the edit button to bring you in preview/edit mode. See what happens in the preview area. The code markdown does not work well in case A, i.e., the first code line is not displayed as code ...
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Would a {sans-serif} tag be useful?

When I read this question, my first impulse was to search for the countless other questions about sans-serif fonts. "sans-serif" yields 57 search results, yet there is no sans-serif tag. Would such a ...
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The image you are requesting does not exist or is no longer available

Please kindly navigate to Can PSTricks or others draw the 4 common tangent lines of 2 “disjoint” circles without having to do extra calculations? and see what happened there. I am not sure it is a ...
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Am I wrong, or is {labels} *not* about the \label command?

Taking a glance at the 42 questions tagged with labels at the moment, it seems that they are a weird mixture of questions about labels in diagrams etc. and about the \label command used for cross-...
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Merge {sty} and {packages}

I just saw that for some reason we have a sty tag with two questions. These questions should be retagged packages. However, I think that it is useful to keep sty as a synonym for packages. So, if ...
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Rename {accessability} to {accessibility} (on meta)

It's just a typo, "accessability" isn't a standard spelling, you can ask dictionary.com, Macmillan Dictionary, Merriam-Webster or whomever. Google judges 170m : 805k in favor of "accessibility". On a ...
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Make {page-style} a synonym of {header-footer}

Customizing the header and footer of documents consists of two tasks which are closely intertwined: Choosing the default page style (e.g. empty, plain and headings) and choosing the page style for "...
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Two small tag merging suggestions

A while ago, the former tags list-of-figures and list-of-tables were merged with table-of-contents (and kept as synomyms). Caramdir's reasoning for this was that "their implementations are pretty ...
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harvard-style tag

There are currently 4 questions with the tag harvard-referencing. Our other major bibliography style tags (apa-style, chicago-style, mla-style) all have the form <name>-style. It would seem to ...
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The {layout} tag is redundant

At first sight, layout seems like a useful general concept which fully deserves the 61 questions tagged with it at the moment. On closer examination, these questions can be divided into three major ...
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Make {external-images} a synonym of {graphics}

I just realized that there's an external-images tag with (at the moment) 16 questions. Given the definition of the graphics tag {graphics} is about inclusion of graphical material in your ...
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Rename the {latex-general} tag to {latex-project}?

This is a follow-up discussion to What to do with the 'latex' tag?. New users keep trying to tag their normal LaTeX questions with latex and auto-completion of the tag input element will make ...
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What does the tag {soft-question} mean?

I just saw the soft-question tag on the main site. What does it mean? Is it about software related questions? Or is a "soft-question" the opposite to a "hard-question"? See first question tagged ...
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Merge {conditional} and {ifthen}

The tags conditional and ifthen are used interchangeably. So I think they can be merged (I'd merge into conditional and rename that to conditionals).
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{line-breaking} vs. {newline}

I just saw that we have both line-breaking and newline. I always used line-breaking so far. Is there are reason why we need newline? I would vote for making newline a synonym for line-breaking. Are ...
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{spacing}, {alignment} & friends

At the moment, at least the following tags exist in the spacing/alignment area: spacing (137 questions) -- according to its wiki entry, "[t]his tag marks questions dealing with both horizontal and ...
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The {typesetting} tag.

What purpose does the typesetting tag serve? From Wikipedia: Typesetting is the retrieval of the stored letters (called sorts in mechanical systems and glyphs in digital systems) and the ...
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Make {newenvironment} and {renewenvironment} synonyms of {environments}

Some time ago, the newcommand and renewcommand tags as well as the commands tag were merged with macros. As a complement, I propose to make newenvironment and renewenvironment synonyms of environments ...
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Inconsistent wording on empty tag wiki pages.

On empty tag wiki pages, the following text is displayed: All registered users may propose new tag wikis. Click Create Tag Wiki below to get started. However, the actual button is “Propose Tag ...
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Rename {language} to {languages}

Per our tagging guidelines, tags should be plural if possible. So I think language should be renamed to languages. (@Joseph: I think you misinterpreted my flag earlier.) Similarly, paragraph should ...
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Why do we have a link to some bizarre chat room on the main page?

On the main page right now is a link to a chat room: In which the relative merits of Word and LaTeX are discussed. I don't like to see that here. I think that we've stayed fairly civil on the ...
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Making {cite} and {citations} a synonym of {citing}

This is basically a reanimation of a retagging proposal of @Stefan Kottwitz in the last comment to this answer (also from Stefan): Merge cite and citations into a new citing tag. And yes, this would ...
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Text box for post flagging dialog goes outside the dialog borders

Edit box on the "flag" link for a post goes outside the "window" borders. See below: All similar flag dialogs in which there's an edit box are affected. Reproducible on both main site and meta, ...
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{headings} vs. {chapters} and {sections}

I'm an adherent of "broad" concept tags because I believe that a tagging system that is based on a few dozen well-chosen "high-level" tags faciliates (if only indirectly) ferreting out questions that ...
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{tables} and {tabular} tags

I just made a tag-wiki for tabular without realising that there is a very similar one for tables. Should these be merged or one made into a synonym of the other (are these independent?). I had ...
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{graphics}, {figures} & friends: Do we need all of them?

Assuming the retagging proposal regarding {floats}, {tables} and {figures} is implemented, questions about the figure environment should be tagged with floats. This begs the question what (if any) ...
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Contradictory tag wiki entries: {floats}, {tables}, {figures}

Quoting from the respective tag wiki entries: floats: "The {floats} tag concerns custom-made floats in addition to those already provided by the TeX macro package you use, and concerns issues such as ...
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Tag wiki text box goes under the “how to edit a wiki” box.

The excerpt text box is too long, and it runs underneath the "How to edit a tag wiki" box. This is on ubuntu 10.10 with Firefox 3.6.13.
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Bug in the calculation of upvotes for specific tags

I've stumbled across what seems to be a (small) bug regarding the calculation of upvotes for specific tags. Sometimes (probably because of tag merging), a question will exhibit the same tag twice -- e....
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Why didn't I earn the “Talkative” badge?

The "Badges" page states that the requirement for earning the "Talkative" badge is Posted 10 messages, with 1 or more starred, in chat It seems that I fulfilled this requirement about 48 hours ...
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Inline [tag:foo] syntax causes lines to exceed \baselineskip

For example, this text is off: Sometimes people use brackets instead of this tag, though that can also refer to the delimeter pairs `[]` (in the U.S.) and `()` (in Britain), or even to any paired ...
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Flag for moderator attention on review page.

The review page does have a “flag for attention” link, but clicking the link seems to immediately flag the post without possibility to choose a reason. It would be nicer if the usual dialog with the ...
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{quotation} and {quote}

Could someone please enlighten me what the difference between quote and quotation is. Should they be merged? Also, recently there were some questions about quotation marks, that used one (or both) of ...
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Is error message a joke or typo?

Says opps instead of oops. https://tex.stackexchange.com/error not saying I don't think it is kinda funny, I was just looking at all the stackexchange error messages for some breaktime amusement ...
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Merging {newcommand} into {macros}

At the moment, there are 90 question tagged as macros, i.e. dealing with matters of "macro programming" (as in section R of the UK TeX FAQ). The site also features 37 questions tagged as newcommand, ...
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Text immediate following double backslashes is highlighted as Macro inside a code block

I just saw this at Herbert answer to this question: if a code block contains \\ directly followed by a text then the syntax highlighting marks it as macro. This is quite irritating and should be fixed....
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Still missing illustrations from Duane Bibby

There was a post by Jin asking what we should do for the captcha/404/etc. images. This was followed up by a post to main, in which we seem to mostly agreed that it would be really cool if we could ...
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Can we get a warning “this post is being edited”?

Please forgive me that this has been discussed multiple times on meta.SO. I'm bringing it up here for two reasons: 1. The problem doesn't seem to be resolved, 2. I'm not sure if the tex.sx community ...
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Active view on migrated question is broken

If in this recently migrated question I sort the answers by "active", then I get the same sorting as for "oldest". (Incidentally, how come that this old question with no recent answers was migrated? ...
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Should {list-of-figures} be merged with {table-of-content}?

Should the tags table-of-contents, list-of-figures and list-of-tables be merged? After all, their implementations are pretty similar and questions and solutions applying to one of them typically apply ...
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Preview treats # as comment

When one writes code in a question or answer, the live preview treats the # character as a comment. Compare with The first is screenshot taken while asking a new question. The second is a ...
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Accepted answer checkmark color

I just asked this question at meta.programmers.stackexchange.com when I realized I have the same problem over here as well. When I ask a question (and every answer has a check mark next to it for me ...
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Edits to questions can't be submitted if there are tags for moderator use only

I just tried to edit this question about editing etiquette. Well, I could easily enter the editing page, do my edits and check with the preview that everything was OK. But on submission I got the ...