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I seems to me that this tag is seriously overused.

Mistagging is one thing here, but shouldn't it be used only when doesn't apply?

EDIT: Yes, it's probably redundant, because after retagging there would be little to nothing left.

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Ahh, this I believe, is a similar case to broad vs. subset.

The lack of pointing to in its wiki could be a possible reason for some mistags. So I suggested an edit to the tag wiki. Is it a useful tag though? That could be another question.

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What the heck is a ‘structural diagram’ anyway? This sounds like some sort of weird graphic, i.e. diagrammatic representation of structures. But looking through the question what they really mean is a ‘structural formula’.

Most of these are probably either correctly tagged or maybe also (although the latter does not exist yet).

Can we nuke , please?

Expanding this answer:

A Google search on structural diagram brought me here — an article from the Great Soviet Encyclopedia which apparantly used structural diagram as a synonym for phase diagram. And, of course, a nonzero set of Yahoo questions asking for structural formulae.

Also, the tag’s tag wiki describes a structural formula.

Conclusion

I still have no damn clue what a ‘structural diagram’ is — although someone hinted in the chat that a stereochemical projection could be meant. I question it though, until I am proven wrong. and/or should replace almost all occurrances of I can see so far.

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    $\begingroup$ +1! Also never heard about "structural diagrams" up until this day. $\endgroup$ – Wildcat Oct 12 '15 at 16:17
  • $\begingroup$ Hmm, I'm going to edit out the tag wiki. This TRE we'll be concentrating on retagging structural diagram questions. $\endgroup$ – M.A.R. Oct 13 '15 at 9:45
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    $\begingroup$ Hmm, seems it indeed should be structural formula $\endgroup$ – Mithoron Oct 13 '15 at 11:30
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    $\begingroup$ I would suggest retagging those questions with lewis-structure where possible and rename the rest to structural-formula (which can be done by a mod). I do not know how often it was used, but I have seen questions specifically about Fischer- or Newman-projection. (At least I believe I did.) $\endgroup$ – Martin - マーチン Oct 14 '15 at 12:05
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Based on the previous answers and my comment earlier, I went ahead and renamed the tag to .

M.A.R. promised to propose a tag-wki.

It seemed to be agreed, that this tag shall only be used, when not talking about . Clean up is still necessary, but should have rather little impact.

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