18 votes

Can we have a feed of watched tags

Custom Question Lists is now available on all SE sites. One of the features is a filter to list only watched tags:
Andrew T.'s user avatar
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Can we have a feed of watched tags

The search query intags:mine returns only posts in your favorite tags. If you sort by activity and perhaps add is:q it should look similar to the list of questions in various tabs on the main site. ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
6 votes
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A cyan background for any question

EDIT: Since this was posted, the feature was renamed from favorite tags to watched tags. You can find links to some additional information in the tag-info for tag-watching and also in various posts ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
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What is the significance of the yellow highlighting on some items in the list of MSE questions?

Here is a screenshot: On Math.SE, the yellow highlighting denotes that you are "watching" a tag. In the above picture, I am watching measure-theory. This is also indicated by the eye symbol....
Calvin Khor's user avatar
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How to subscribe to a tag?

I am afraid this actually changed and the answer is that (at least currently) this is not possible. See 'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching' The option to subscribe is not supported ...
quid's user avatar
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How do I follow tags?

(1) You can subscribe to a tag (to get emailed a list of questions that come up each day in the selected tag), and (2) you can also designate your watched tags, which are then highlighted in light-...
amWhy's user avatar
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When I use "intags:mine" in search, I get no results

I have carried this as an experiment - perhaps it could serve as an additional datapoint which might help the OP or somebody else with further investigation. I have tried including the tags from the ...
3 votes

How do I follow tags?

Go to Filtered Questions and create filters. For example, I created a filter called Matrices: I am notified whenever new questions on matrices are posted on a ...
Rodrigo de Azevedo's user avatar
3 votes

Is it possible to list favourite/ignored tags alphabetically?

Watched tags and ignored tags are now sorted alphabetically in the "Tag watching and ignoring" subtab in your user preferences (aka the "Settings" tab on your profile page). They ...
The Amplitwist's user avatar
2 votes
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Why are some questions highlighted in a light blue, on the main site?

Any question you see with blue highlighting is a question using one or more of the tags you've favorited, which now means a tag which you are watching. The highlighting is to help point out questions ...
amWhy's user avatar
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Newest unanswered questions with my tags

You can use "custom filters" for this. To open the interface for creating a new custom filter, you can do the following: Navigate to the Home page or Questions page. On the right sidebar, ...
The Amplitwist's user avatar
1 vote

How do I follow tags?

As explained in the other answer, you can change this in /users/preferences. Another way to change the watched tags is editing the tags directly in the sidebar on the right. Alternatively, you can use ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar

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