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user2
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New category for document tagging

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I work with hundreds of documents in MS and i have to tag them in order to have a brief info about the document. This helps me find quickly what im searching for, without having to acces the document and read what is it about. As i understand, for libre office or other app devs, to make possible this feature, they need a new category in columns, named "tags". For those that have bulks of documents to work with, tagging and searching by tags is a very useful thing.
With consideration !

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Re: New category for document tagging

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It is an OS feature and not LO feature as such.

https://ask.libreoffice.org/en/question ... ment-tags/
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Re: New category for document tagging

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:shock: Found my post on LO. Initially i wrote there about my suggestion. If it's not a LO thing, than i've posted the same question here.
I hope maybe it will be available soon

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Re: New category for document tagging

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This would need to be supported in the filesystem used itself or the file manager you used would have to keep some kind of tag database. And then somehow LibreOffice should add support for using tags from the filesystem or file manager's tag database. While it may be a very useful feature for you I doubt there are many Linux Mint users that would use it as it's a paradigm shift. Hard to justify time being spent on this currently.

If you Google around a bit for "linux file manager tags" you can find some relevant stuff. Like this excellent article with overview of options you have for tagging: http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/tag-youre- ... tagspaces/. Doesn't integrate with LibreOffice though so if that if that integration is most important to you then perhaps stick with Windows as you won't have that on Linux right now.
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Re: New category for document tagging

Post by user2 »

thanks for the reply !
I just gave the idea. I hope, in the near future it might be integrated !
And thanks for the useful link !

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