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Tag Rename: lcdscreen -> lcd-screen

to make reading tags easier, I propose to swap lcdscreen to lcd-screen, in line with x-axis and others.
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So it looks like [tag:e3d-hermes] should be changed to [tag:e3d-hemera]

Without going into the specifics (because I don't know them) E3D got into a bit of hot water with the name of their new Hermes extruder and determined that just renaming the extruder to Hemera would ...
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Should we merge tag “bed” and “build-plate”?

As the question states, should bed and build-plate be merged? Basically, both tags refer to the same part of the printer; bed should be a synonym for build-plate.
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Use of change filament tag

I have just written a usage guidance for change-filament. I assume that the tag is for, and only for, methods to change filament during a print. Not for questions which ask whether someone should ...
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Should we add a [homing] tag?

There are quite a few questions that are centered around homing or problems with homing. Currently we have no tag in place to identify such questions. You see that people choose the y-axis or axis ...
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Wouldn't the filament tag alone suffice for this question?

This question, Hold torque during pause to change filament, has two unique tags: change-colour change-filament No other questions are tagged this way, so the tags won't really help it in a search. ...
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Deletion of the tag [flashforge-adventure-3]

The tag flashforge-adventure-3 was created due to a mis-spelled tag in a question which has since been corrected. Can this tag be deleted? (bad) Alternatively, can ...
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Renaming the tag [folgertechft-5] to separate company from model

The tag [folgertechft-5] is about questions related to the FT 5 by Folger Technologies. I'd like to request a rename so that the ...
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Can we create a filament tag for flexibles? (TPE/TPU)

Tag nylon exists already, but I think it would be incredibly useful to have a TPE/TPU tag and a tag for all flexibles as a category. EDIT: It has come to my attention that the tag flexible already ...
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Support materials and structures

There was a previous question suggesting that the support and support-materials tags should be merged, and at the time the only response was to keep them distinct. 2 years later, I think it is time to ...
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What are machanics?

Whilst looking at the list of synonyms I see that machanics is a synonym of mechanics. Is machanics a thing, or a typo? If the latter then surely that tag should be deleted, as we shouldn't attempt ...
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DIY-3d-printers & specific model of printer kits disjunction!

as it is currently, there are several diy-3d-printer questions that gave info about a specific printer. While I tried to add the appropriate names for these kit-printers, I feel that it technically is ...
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Difference between material and print-material tags

There must be a subtle difference, that I can't quite see, between material and print-material. The print-material tag clearly states that it is different from material: Print-material, in ...
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Merge diy and diy-3d-printer tags?

diy and diy-3d-printer - These seem very similar to me, but I may be wrong. diy has 7 questions diy-3d-printer has 77 questions All questions under diy could easily be tagged diy-3d-printer and ...
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What is the difference between post-production and post-processing?

What is the difference between post-production and post-processing, or are they synonyms? Should they be merged?1 post-production has no description whatsoever. After looking at What are tag ...
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Tag required for “object removal from print bed”

With respect to this question, How can you both reliably print and remove your item without breaking it when detatching it?, the OP rightly states the following: ps. I didn't find (and I can't make ...
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Tag Request for 3D Printing: [Fusion360] tag

I think that there should be a Fusion360 tag. It would be useful for Fusion360-related questions. I was making a question about Fusion360, but then I realized that there was not a Fusion360 tag. There ...
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Request to add a [bed leveling] tag

There are currently about 50 questions containing the words “leveling” or “levelling”. I think it would be helpful to unify them with a tag, but I can't find an appropriate one. Further, several of ...
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Merge [printing-powder] and [metal-powder] tags?

There is a printing-powder and a metal-powder tag. The respective use of each tag, to date, is as follows: printing-powder 2 metal-powder 1 One of the printing-powder tagged questions is closed, ...
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Missing a [ptfe-tube] or [bowden-tube] tag

I just created this question, but there was a surprising lack of relevant tags. I don't have the privileges to add new ones myself, so could someone create some appropriate tag(s) for this? (PS: I ...
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Why is there a 3D-printing badge?

I'm a bit confused as to why there is a badge targeting a specific tag 3d-printing. I don't know what came first the tag or the badge, but it poses a potential flaw on either side. We agreed to merge ...
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Why are there both [heatbed] and [heated-bed] tags?

I raised a question about heatbed/heated-bed support, Steel versus MDF/Aluminium Y axis plate?, and I noticed that there is not yet a heatbed-support tag, so I used heatbed, and also added heated-bed, ...
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Why do the [3d-printer] and [3d-printing] tags exist?

I noticed that the most popular tag (82 questions tagged) is 3d-printer, and that we also have a 3d-printing tag (23 questions). These seem extremely redundant to me, given that they should apply to ...
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Naming convention for tags with CamelCase or Pre-Fix

Are there any official naming conventions for tag names on Stack Exchange? And if not, how should tags be named? From what I understand, one typically adds a dash (-) where you normally would leave a ...
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Typo in arduino-mega-2560 tag

We have an arduino-mega-2560 tag but we also have an incorrectly spelled arduino-meda-2560 tag (which unfortunately is used far more often than the correct tag). Creating a synonym doesn't seem the ...
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Questions about software and websites?

So far, it seems like questions about slicing engine software are within scope. However, what about questions about web applications such as Thingiverse, Tinkercad, GrabCAD, etc.? This makes me think ...
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Fixing the filament tags

We currently have quite a few tags about filament: filament plastic-filament thermoplastic-filament etc. I feel like we need to clean these up and make clear what we'll use each tag for. Thoughts?
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Should the “quality” tag be disambiguated?

When asking my first question, I noticed we have a "quality" tag. I used it to ask about the quality of the 3D printer in my question, but most other uses are about the quality of the prints. Should ...
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Tag for taking orders and selling prints

What would be a good tag to use for doing business/making profit with a 3D printer?