Tags & Tag Groups

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15 Sep, 2012 05:58 PM

I recently upgraded from v5 to v6 of PF and have enjoyed the screencasts on YouTube, one was about using Tags and Tag Groups. I have managed to make Tags and Tag Groups and assigned them to files where needed, but I'm having trouble when actually searching for them.

Using the Find command and using the 'Spotlight' search in PF6, i can only get it to search files for one Tag only. For example i might have files tagged as 'Private' or 'eBook' but when i enter those two terms into the search selecting "Tags" from the drop-down menu it does not find any files. But if i enter just one tag name it finds those files with that Tag.

My questions is, Is their a way of adding more than one search tag term at once, as i have tried separating Tags by a space or a comma, i have even tried setting a separate Tag entry on the next line, but yields no results at all ~ IYSWIM?.

Any help or suggestions welcome.

Thanks :-)

  1. 1 Posted by Damazio on 16 Sep, 2012 12:35 AM

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    I notified the dev and submitted a ticket for this issue.

  2. 2 Posted by nw3227 on 16 Sep, 2012 10:48 PM

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    A related question: Is there a way of tagging multiple files at once?

  3. 3 Posted by Damazio on 17 Sep, 2012 12:34 AM

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    Yes, just select your files, press Option + Command + I and add the tag.

  4. 4 Posted by aparkhouse on 17 Sep, 2012 04:29 AM

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    Thank you, especially for the quick reply!

    On Sep 16, 2012, at 5:34 PM, Damazio <[email blocked]> wrote:

    > From: Damazio (Cocoatech Support Staff)
    > Subject: Tags & Tag Groups
    > Yes, just select your files, press `Option + Command + I` and add the tag.
    > View this discussion at our support site online: http://support.cocoatech.com/discussions/problems/8247-tags-tag-groups
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  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Dragan on 17 Sep, 2012 08:13 PM

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    Yes, searching by tags is a bit specific and you've got a valid point that it needs a redesign. I just need to figure out what would be the best way to do that.

    In the meanwhile, you can search for files with multiple tags by adding a single search column for each tag you want to search for. In your example, to search for tags "Private" and "eBooks", you'd have to do something like in the attached image. I hope that'd be sufficient until we do mentioned redesign.

  6. Dragan closed this discussion on 17 Sep, 2012 08:13 PM.

  7. Dragan re-opened this discussion on 20 Dec, 2012 05:20 PM

  8. Support Staff 6 Posted by Dragan on 20 Dec, 2012 05:20 PM

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    This improvement for tag search will be implemented in version 6.1.3.

  9. Dragan closed this discussion on 20 Dec, 2012 05:20 PM.

  10. Dragan closed this discussion on 20 Dec, 2012 05:31 PM.

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