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Let's stop these graphics questions

I just saw we still have a "graphics" tag. Seems untidy since it could be applied to literally every question we have. Whether or not a question is tagged with it appears to be completely random. ...
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Tagging: How to differentiate professional printing and everyday printing?

At the moment there's a single 'print' tag. But I think there's a need to differentiate between printing the designer would do themselves for draft/preview/one-offs printing the designer would hand ...
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Burninate [how-to]

I bring your attention to the tag how-to ...what the holy batman is that? It's a meta tag. It describes nothing about the question at all, doesn't help categorize the question, help anyone find the ...
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Rename tag [embedded]

I just stumbled upon embedded during review but for the sake of consistency can we rename it to embed or embedding? Most verb tags are either on the infinitive form ( export print resize ) when it's ...
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Create a Canva tag

There are a several questions about using Canva. But it won't let me create a tag because it's too close to canvas. Please create a tag for it so I can hide questions about it :)
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Synonimise [alpha] and [transparency]?

There are 31 questions tagged with the alpha tag, a lot of which are also tagged transparency. Most of these are basic questions about transparency, with only a few about advanced manipulation of ...
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Synonimize [freelance] and [freelancing]

Synonimize [freelance] and [freelancing]. They are the same thing, the freelancing tag is completely superfluous and rarely used.
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Synonymize [web-applications] with [website-design]

Can we please synonymize web-applications with website-design? There's only 23 questions with the tag and all that I've seen are applicable websites in generaly, not limited to web applications. As ...
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Burninate [arranging]

Can we kill arranging? Right now it was used in only 2 questions from last year and a new one just asked, has no wiki and it's quite a generic term... There's already alignment and composition, do we ...
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Tagging: Would Serif and Sans-Serif tags be worthwhile?

I've just asked a question about fonts, where I was specifically asking about sans-serif fonts. It occurred to me that there may be a tag for that, but I found that there wasn't. I think that as the ...
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Tagging based on answers?

Id just want a clarification. Is the tagging supposed to reflect the question, only? Or the thread? Suppose thequestion is asking for software but all answers are about illustrator. And these answers ...
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Tagging: should [drawing-tablet] and [wacom] be merged?

We have: Wacom: 26 questions Drawing-tablet: 90 questions 13 of the questions tagged wacom are also tagged drawing-tablet. To me, a Wacom is just a specific brand of drawing tablet. I know it's by ...
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'graphic-design' tag shouldn't exist

I see no point having graphic-design, because all the questions should be relevant to the site's title. I see it as probably the severest form of meta-tags. Even if the "graphic" should disappear ...
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burninate [font-matching]

Should we remove the font-matching tag? There are 3 questions using font-matching that also have font-recommendation. I see that the later is already used in more questions, and seems redundant to ...
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Should we burninate [extracting]?

In its current definition, extracting has partly the same definition as background-removal and part 'accessing defined data from larger datasets'. I'd like to either kill the entire tag or have it ...
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Burninate [buying]

I noticed we had a tag buying that is only used on 8 questions. It is most commonly used for questions related to buying fonts, but is also used on some software and hardware recommendation questions. ...
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Do we want 3D people to be part of our GDSE community? [duplicate]

My question to GDSE Meta has been greatly simplified per Ryan's input: Do we want 3D people to be part of our GDSE community?
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Synonimise [opacity] and [transparency]?

OK, I know, opacity and transparency are not the same thing, they are antonyms. But as stated in the description of the transparency tag, adjusting transparency is adjusting opacity and vice versa. I ...
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Tag Project for the site

I am one man on the dark side that cannot take this rebellion task alone. Regularly through my GD.SE life I prefer a question to have more than one tag. I would like to encourage site members to ...
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Do people read Tags before the question body?

In SE in general, we don't have intros or sigs. It's streamlined and lean, focusing on just the content. When I post a question that has a major brand-name product tag like adobe-illustrator do I ...
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Flash Questions and Tags to Animate

As of yesterday Adobe has renamed their Flash product to Animate Official Release: Welcome Adobe Animate CC, a new era for Flash Professional At the time of writing this I didn't do any extensive ...
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Burninate [adobe-stock]

There is exactly one question with the adobe-stock tag and I don't see the use it has to be different from stock-images. Please get Trogdor. Thank you!
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Shouldn't [software-recommendations] be [software-recommendation]?

Shouldn't hardware-recommendation and software-recommendations both have the plural "s" or not? I think it makes more sense for them to both be singular, since each question should be limited to one ...
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Tag overhaul.. What tags should we add, modify, and adjust

I know our tag system is evolving and growing but some of us have had talks about what tags should be deprecated, some that should be added, and some that simply just dont make sense. I was curious ...
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Should the [sketch] and [sketch-3] tags be merged?

We have a decent amount of questions about Sketch, but there seem to be two separate tags: sketch and sketch-3. The first has 27 questions, the other 18. I am no Mac user and have never seen the ...
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Burninate [scale]

Right now we have the scaling tag and the scale tag, which I think is unnecessary. To me scaling is a better tag, has 69 questions, 1 follower, and a wiki tag. Scale, on the other hand, has 17 ...
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Software name in a question's title: good or repetitive?

I couldn't find anyone asking this in here before, but there might be a similar question in other metas. And it might be a silly one, but here it goes: If a title is too short, or too specific, ...
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Merge suggestion: [layout] and [page-layout]

I was going to propose a tag definition for layout and I found that there are at the moment 73 questions tagged layout and 304 tagged page-layout. I see no reason why they should not be merged or at ...
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Was [tag:motion] supposed to refer to Apple Motion?

Seems to ne the tag motion is being often misunderstood, mainly because it does not have a description. Should the tag be renamed to apple-motion? This is more self evident and matches our other ...
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Do you think we should have a app-design tag?

I was just looking through the tags right now and found website-design, web-applications but was surprised to find out we had no app-design tag. I am thinking of designing an Android app in the near ...
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Should we add the tag "File Conversion"?

Suggestion: I didn't see the tag "file conversion" anywhere, only "color conversion." It seems like it could be useful and target a bit more some questions that are really related to file conversion ...
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Design is dead. Long live design!

As a follow-up to this discussion last month, the design tag has been killed (the official term is burninated): This is gone (and marked as an "intrinsic" tag, so it won't be allowed back). – ...
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Workflow and management questions: On-topic?

Just saw this question: https://graphicdesign.stackexchange.com/questions/9142/how-to-manage-game-graphics-project and was wondering: Are workflow / management questions (when they relate exclusively ...
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permissions - slacken rule for sites in beta?

Asking questions on the newer stackexchange sites, such as this one, has been rather frustrating for me because the tags I would like to use are simply not there yet. For now, I have just forgone ...
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Margins off on tag edits

While editing tags, it seems to be no longer aligned properly (in fact it's partially hidden: How it's supposed to look (how it looks on Meta) It now shows same glitch on Meta -_-
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Self Improvement Tag

Until just now as a result of this question, How to overlap a continuous line on itself?, I didn't even realize we had a self-improvement if there's no objections I'm going to destroy it. I have no ...
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Inconsistent Tagging Scheme

It appears that there is somewhat of an inconsistent tagging scheme for the Adobe suite programs: adobe-illustrator photoshop
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Is there any use to the [images] tag?

With the recent burnination of image, I start wondering what the use of images actually is. The tag excerpt mentions that it should contain questions relating to the design of images. Arguably, that ...
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Are [information-graphics], [data-visualization], and [information-design] all necessary?

Looking at Best way to design map markers based on their 'heat' parameter, I realized we have the tags information-graphics, data-visualisation, and information-design. Are all of these tags ...
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Do we need tags for traditional media? Or just one tag?

There was a question about marker use. But the site strongly assumes digital media, intentional or not. So tagging it illustration is misleading a bit, as far as search is concerned. While markers ...
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Tagging: What should the Serif and Sans-Serif tags be used for?

Inevitably, the next question in series. Previously: Tagging: Would Serif and Sans-Serif tags be worthwhile? The community response has been generally agreeable about creating these tags; now I'm ...
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Tags vs Tagging on Meta

Here on Meta GD, there are both tags and tagging. On both MSE and MSO (and probably others as well, but I didn't check), tagging is a synonym of tags, so that should probably be applied here as well, ...
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Burninate [image]

We have both images and image which seems absolutely silly to me. The images tag has 240 questions, a wiki tag, and 11 followers. The image tag on the other hand has 8 questions, no wiki, and 0 ...
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Tagging: Should we add file format tags?

Since we've been discussing some typography tags: How do we feel about image format tags such as eps, jpg or png? And what about file formats like ai or psd? As an example, I just tagged this ...
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Tag info pages alignment off

If you go to a tag info (synonym or top users) page, the alignment on the lefthand side is slightly off: adobe-illustrator, transparency etc. Confirmed on: Google Chrome 68.0.3440.106 Microsoft ...
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Tag Confusion - infographic information-graphic

What is the difference, which is correct? They both serve the same function; should we blitz one?
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Is the feedback tag within our scope? Should it be?

I just noticed the feedback tag on a question. It appears to be a recent addition added to 3 questions since it was created. Shouldn't we discuss this? I think there's a notable difference between ...
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