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Should we merge the [import] tag into the [data-import] tag?

What's the difference between the [import] and [data-import] tags? As far as I can tell, these tags are functionally identical. I've taken a mix of questions from each tag and jumbled them into a ...
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May tags ms-excel and excel be synonyms?

Is there any difference in meaning between the tags: ms-excel (55 uses) and excel (4 uses)? From what I researched at the four questions with excel I thought there was no difference. Thanks.
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Creation of the tag liblas

I would like to suggest a creation of the tag 'liblas'. It is an useful library to work with aerial lidar files. And we have already interesting question about this library. Reference: https://gis....
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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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bug? When Reviewing “Leave Close” button asks to Re-open

This has happened to me several times now: When processing the Review queue and I click the button labelled Leave Closed a dialogue pops up asking "Nominate this question for reopening? [OK] [Cancel]",...
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Are askers of duplicate questions always advised to ask a new one?

Using this https://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/64363 as an example, it appears that when a question is closed as a duplicate, the asker is advised: This question has been asked before and ...
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What's the purpose of the 'software' tag? [duplicate]

The software tag is currently applied to 36 questions. As far as I can tell, this tag has little meaning and no usefulness--practically any question could be tagged with it--so I am thinking one of ...
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Unsubscribing from Stack Exchange site and deleting profile?

I am getting a flag that this post doesn't meet the site's quality standards, so I suspect that some key word like ArcMap is missing. How do you unsubscribe from a Stack Exchange site and delete your ...
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Should Tour include reference to Remote Sensing, Image Processing and/or Surveying?

There was a question raised two years ago which was in the vicinity of this one but it was focussed on the term geomatics. I noticed two Remote Sensing questions today in quick succession: How do I ...
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Syntax highlighting for vb.net tag

Can we get VB.NET syntax highlighting working for the vb.net tag? I thought it was working previously, maybe something broke just recently?
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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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Synonymizing license, licence, legal and copyright tags?

Seems to me it would help with being able to locate general "legal"-type questions if these tags were to be synonyms. This was prompted by my perceived need to add these tags to this recent question: ...
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How to close my own question?

I asked a question yesterday and thought it is a different question from my previously asked another question. But now I am convinced that, actually it was a duplicate question. So, I wanted to close ...
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How to post Angular brackets in code?

I was trying to post this answer: https://gis.stackexchange.com/a/44735/442 The answer has some code which has angular brackets. When I tried using the code sample button, the < & > interfered ...
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Can we have hats?

Several Stackexchange meta sites are reporting that there will be an optional event where one could earn "hats" for your gravatar (profile icon) to wear. See these questions for details: https://...
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arcobject tag should be merged with arcobjects tag

Not sure why there is an arcobject tag with 6 questions by as many question askers, but it should probably merged with arcobjects.
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Flagging tag for moderator attention?

How do I flag a Tag for moderator attention? I saw the meta question on how to Merge incorrect spelling tags with correct. In the answer to that question, it was said to flag the tag for moderator ...
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grammar problem on FAQ

There is repetition here: The Geographic Information Systems Stack Exchange is for is for questions concerning geographic information systems and science.
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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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Vector GIS.se logo for use in posters/presentations?

SVG versions of some SE site logos are available. Could the compass logo for GIS.se be made available as SVG as well?
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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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Anyone getting errors on attempting to save Edits to posts?

Lately I've been experiencing errors on attempting to save question edits. I will edit the question, say over a minute or two (edit title, body, retag perhaps), hit the Save Edits button, and I will ...
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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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Could we install the syntaxhighter plugin for the GIS blog?

Using the current tools in the GIS blog results in loss off source code formatting, when switching from the HTML to the View tab. As a workaround, I think we should try the syntaxhighlighter plugin ...
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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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Format of Moderator elections page confusing

I find the format of the moderator elections page confusing. I had to read it several times before it was clear to me that Mapperz' post was actually a response and not the author of the elections ...
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Alias osm tag to openstreetmap

Can we get the osm and openstreetmap tags merged as aliases one direction or the other? They refer to the same thing but seem to have separate followings. The OSM community typically uses just "osm" ...
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Bug in user page layout on IE7?

When I go to a user page with IE7 the layout is not correct. Does anyone else see this? Update: notice how I can't scroll to the left to see the full page. IE7 version 7.0.5730.13.CO
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Line-height bug on comment? [closed]

Here comes a snapshot of a small css line-height bug due to background color on username in comment : I'm running FF4 under ubuntu 10.04
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Where are Vote to Close buttons for questions on GIS Stack Exchange?

When I view a question on GIS Stack Exchange, the "close" or "vote to close" link/button appears to be missing. Did this get removed on GIS Stack Exchange? I have a rep of 451 (at the time I post ...
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Seeking GIS SE Marketing Materials?

Are there any marketing materials for GIS SE? I am helping set up an OSGEO booth at GIS In Action in Portland OR and I would like to have a simple single sheet flyer which explains what GIS SE is ...
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Shouldn't bounty be returned if no answers suggested?

I offered a 50 point bounty to my question at Is ANZLIC Metadata supported using the new approach of ArcGIS 10.x? but still received no answers and the bounty seems to have been forfeited. In the ...
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CSS Bug: moderator flag color set the same as the background

Hi, I think I discovered my first (minor) bug — the moderator flag circle no longer shows the number of pending edits. The offending CSS looks to be: .mod-flag-indicator { color: #C6751F; }
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What happened to seeing newest users?

I like being able to see who has recently joined gis.se. I think it is a good way to monitor growth. When I looked this morning I don't see the "newest" tab. Is this a bug or by design?
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Undo-ing vote to close?

I voted to close Finding boundary co-ordinates from given set of point co-ordinates? But now have been convinced otherwise. However I don't see a way to undo a vote to close.
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Should we have a tag for lines?

It has been asked several times on the site how to make lines from to-from different point coordinates. Should we include a tag for line or something else specific? We have a tag for linestring, would ...
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Can a moderator delete “When will ArcGIS 10.0 SP1 be released?”

matt wilkiesaid I should delete my ArcGIS 10 SP questions, but I get this for SP1: "Sorry, this question cannot be deleted: too many existing answers, or upvoted/accepted answers (click on this box ...
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Should we treat [spatial-database] and [geodatabase] tags as synonyms?

Should we treat the two tags spatial-database and geodatabase as synonyms? Seems like the guys on Wikipedia haven't come to a conclusion on this topic either: see Geodatabase on en.wp.
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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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What does it take to fulfill my commitment and get the beta badge?

I thought by answering/asking so many questions I could fulfill my commitment and get the beta badge. I have 11 questions/answers with 10 of them having votes. Other's have received the beta badge ...
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duplicate user account (Nima)

The 'Nima' account appears to be duplicated, identical nickname & email addresses but different reputations and openid's. https://gis.stackexchange.com/users/636/nima https://gis.stackexchange....
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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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Image hosting for GIS exchange?

By nature of the questions generated on this stack exchange, I'm guessing images will become fairly common. I see the StackExchange meta-thread on image hosting, but this feels a bit hacky to me: it ...
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Why doesn't Search return anything?

I don't get any results regardless of what I type into the search box.
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Using tag [esri] for questions about specific Esri packages?

Should we allow the esri tag for questions not about the company, but rather about its products? Currently it is being used to tag questions related to Esri products. The tags on questions tagged ...
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Code Prettifying?

C# code posted to stack overflow gets prettified Find Dangles of road shapefile ... but not in GIS Stack Exchange. Changing feature class and field aliases in bulk using ArcPy? Is that something ...
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No questions are listed when clicking on a tag

When I click on a tag on the tag page, I would like to see the questions that contains that tag, as on StackOverflow. But on the GIS site, no questions are listed. Why? What is the problem?