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Do we need [projection-mathematics] and [reprojection-mathematics] tags?

At Using/synonymizing/merging [coordinate-system] and [projection] tags? we synonymized a number of tags related to coordinate systems. Today I noticed Re-projection issues with Azimuthal Equidistant ...
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Should [Oracle-18c] tag be added?

I see that we have version-specific tags for Oracle: oracle-10g with 13 questions oracle-11g with 89 questions oracle-12c with 11 questions Do we need to add a tag for Oracle 18c?
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Are the [arcgis-portal] and [portal] tags duplicates?

It looks like there are two tags in GIS-SE that are related to the concept of portal: ArcGIS-Portal: Portal for ArcGIS allows you to share maps, applications, and other geographic ...
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Tweaking custom close reason for poorly framed code debugging/writing/improving questions?

In Shortest code to reproduce GIS programming problems I think we made good progress on getting a more useful set of custom close reasons for GIS SE. However, I think the current wording of our ...
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Where can I see when and why my comment was deleted?

I had someone, I believe it was a mod, lazily flag a short, but valid answer of mine. If I recall correctly, I inquired (angrily) about the reason. Later I added some background to the answer to ...
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Using [bbox] and [extents] tags?

We currently have tags for: bbox which has 32 questions and a tag wiki which says: bbox is a shortened form of bounding box extents which has 543 questions and a tag wiki which says: An extent ...
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Seeking explanation as to why question is too broad?

I've been a member here on SO for a long time now, and in that time I've seen many things I disagree with by some of the Admins, for the most part I've voiced my opinion then let it lie. In some ...
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Turning question with answers into community wiki?

I can't find the way to turn a question of mine into a wiki (the help says to check the check-box under the main frame when editing. As I'm not going blind any time soon (I hope) I can surely say ...
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Where are GIS Chat Rooms?

I've noticed that the chat rooms aren't too busy. I wonder if part of this is that users cannot find them?
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Keep or delete [qgis-3] version tag?

We have a versionless tag for qgis and individual tags for each minor version, eg qgis-2.18, qgis-3.0 and qgis-3.2. Now there's a new tag, qgis-3. Should qgis-3 be merged with one of the other ...
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Adding 'bug reports' to off-topic close reasons dialog?

This is mainly about bug reports, but not only about them. We already discussed in What should we do with bug reports? and decided to close these as off-topic. This is also linked in our help center ...
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Unapproving suggested edit?

I accidentally approved this tag wiki edit - https://gis.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/34366 (vrt). I was dithering between skipping and rejecting as while it is technically correct (VRTs ...
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What is the red dot in the review queues?

A red dot is showing under my review queue, what is it?
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Is there a draft mode for writing questions and answers?

I would like to have a feature of saving a draft of a question and not just having to complete the question and send off.
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Not getting +2 reputation from edits?

There are a lot of questions on SE about people not getting +2 reputation for edits after reaching 2k reputation or 500 accepted edits already. However, I am below 2k reputation (1808) and have only ...
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Is the reputation calculation working correctly?

Is reputation being calculated correctly, or am I reading the FAQ wrong? See this screenshot of my user page: 3 x question up votes = 15, 7 x answer up votes = 70 = 85+ reputation as I read the FAQ. ...
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Using [fields] and [field-properties] tags?

We currently have: 419 questions tagged only as fields which has a tag wiki excerpt of: In GIS, Fields, also known as attributes, contain information about features. 35 questions tagged only as ...
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Are separate tags for [geocoding] and [locator] needed?

We currently have these two tags: geocoding with 631 questions and a tag wiki excerpt of: A GIS operation for converting street addresses into spatial data that can be displayed as features on a ...
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Is the Acceptance Rate of Users still displayed anywhere?

I cannot remember seeing the Acceptance Rate of any Users displayed recently - has that function been disabled?
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Syntax highlighting for pyqgis

As can be read here, syntax highlighting can be inferred from the question tag. It can be assumed, that for pyqgis questions python highlighting is appropriate in most of the cases, but this hint ...
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The FAQ doesn't discuss answering

When looking for a link to give to someone new to the site about what kind of answers we look for I noticed the FAQ talks a lot about how to ask good questions but not about good answers. Kind of a ...
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Syntax highlighting needed for expression tag?

Syntax highlighting can be inferred from the question tag. It can be assumed, that for expression questions sql highlighting is appropriate in most of the cases, but this hint seems not to be present ...
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'Track the next one' button is hard to read for privileges on GIS SE?

Whenever you reach a certain reputation level corresponding to a new privilege, the system will tell you about it on your profile page: The 'Track the next one' button is hard to read because it's in ...
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Using [labeling] and [label-expression] tags?

We currently have: 1,366 questions tagged only as labeling 10 questions tagged only as label-expression 9 questions tagged as both labeling and label-expression Do we need both the labeling and ...
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How to get answer for my question immediately

I post my question two days back and i have not yet received the required answer for that. Now what can i do to get the answer for my question soon? And also i don't know whether my question has been ...
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Is [software-version] tag needed?

We currently have a software-version tag (with 21 questions) which has no tag wiki or even an excerpt to guide us in its usage. Do we need it and, if so, when should it be used?
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Investigating suspected vote manipulation?

I came across a question that has: 184 views over 6 months On a very specific and convoluted topic (I suspect not many people have come across this issue) Yet it has 9 upvotes and 3 favourites. ...
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Seeking GIS Stack Exchange API?

I am looking to pull information from this site (GIS Stack Exchange) via an API, similarly to the API that exists for Stack Exchange https://api.stackexchange.com/docs My goal is to be able to ...
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“User can't edit this question” message appeared while editing?

I was editing a question when this happened: User can't edit this question When does this error occur and why?
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Re-opening question about Installing PostGIS into schema other than public?

I believe that Add PostGIS spatial functions to a custom schema other than "public" in PostgreSQL shouldn't have been closed because it's not a duplicate of Using schema other than public in ...
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Sending archive through Stack Exchange?

How can I send an archive through Stack Exchange? My code is too long and is not accepted.
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Options when question is duplicate of one with no/inadequate/old answers?

I have a question that has already been asked (Understanding min and max values with Mosaic to New Raster?), but it does not yet have an answer. Is there a way to revive or draw attention to this ...
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Filtering the Question Display Page

Is there a way to filter the Question List displayed; for example, I know absolutely nothing about ArcGIS and there are usually a bunch of questions related to ArcGIS that there is no point in me even ...
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How to make an “invalid” question valid by splitting it into two related questions

Here's a new question geodesic-measurements-for-short-distances-throughout-us. The essence of it is whether using a geographic coordinate system for US map points and using "Near" to calculate ...
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How to merge incorrect spelling tag with correct

There is a tag mis-spelled... natural-diseasters Which should be merged with natural-disasters or maybe disaster?
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Is there a way to “subscribe” to someone's question?

I found another user's question and I would like to know what answers are given. Is there a way to "subscribe" to a question so as to get informed of answers to it? I know I could just bookmark it and ...
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Should this abandoned question be closed? [duplicate]

This question was asked over a year ago and immediately abandoned by its author. It was never answered, but it was never that clear to begin with what the code does, what its purpose was, and any ...
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Is [custom-coordinate-system] tag needed?

We have a custom-coordinate-system tag with 40 questions. It does not have a tag wiki or even an excerpt to guide us in its usage. We also have a coordinate-system tag with 4,557 questions and of ...
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Where to post follow-up on answered question?

Recently I asked a question and received an answer. It worked initially so I marked it as answered. However as I used the model I came across a significant problem that I'd like to ask for further ...
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How should we handle “free” cloud software recommendations?

Based on the voting results for this question, Should cloud software be permitted in the "free software" question?, recommendations for cloud software should not be allowed in that question. ...
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How do I delete my user account?

I know that this is an unusual question, but I can't seem to find any information on how to delete your user account. I found this question: How do you unsubscribe from a StackExchange site and ...
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How to access GIS.se site stats?

I was recently at Signal Processing and noticed a nifty site stats section. Is there a way to access these site stats for GIS.se?
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IP blocked after editing an answer

Im trying to edit this answer by adding its sources like this: Source: Copy/Paste from Wikipedia: Map projection Geodetic datum but the edit was canceled 10 seconds after I push the button. I tryed ...
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Policy for users reporting their employment status at commercial software companies?

What is the policy on GIS SE for employees of software companies to add this information to their profiles? I believe users should add to their profile that they are an employee of a commercial ...
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Reaching 80,000 answered questions before questions on our site reaches 100,000?

In the spirit of Improving on 19,000 unanswered questions? and with our number of questions now over 93,000 I am wondering whether we would like to set ourselves a challenge of having 80% of our ...
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What's the quickest way to navigate between the “main” and “meta” portions of GIS SE?

What's the quickest way to navigate between the "main" and "meta" portions of GIS SE? I know I can go to my profile area then scroll down to my list of SE sites then click on the right one, but it ...
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What happens to votes on GIS Stack Exchange when user removed? [duplicate]

I am specifically interested in the case when a 2000+ reputation user chooses to delete their own account, but equally happy to receive Answers dealing with broader examples. In a Question posed to ...
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Where to post question about KML?

I have been having a problem with a KML file and I'm not sure where to ask for input. I am creating the KML using the "Layer to KML" tool in ArcMap, but I get an error message when I try to open it ...
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Should questioners delete their duplicate questions?

I ask a question and lo and behold, I discover, thanks to others, it's already been asked and answered. Is it best for me to simply delete my duplicate question, or does it somehow serve a purpose (...
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When can a new user up-vote?

The OP of this question told me privately he couldn't up-vote my answer because he had insufficient points. The site wouldn't let him. When would he?