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how to tag a folder in a hidden directory in OS X

In OS X is there a way to tag a folder inside of a hidden directory or tag the hidden directory itself? As a workaround I create aliases of those folders and place them somewhere visible and tag ...
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Onenote multitag search + condensed summary pages

I am looking for the ability to search for multiple tags in a notebook, then have a summary page created which includes only those notes (paragraphs) which are tagged with both tags. Currently I see ...
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How a tag a URL in facebook? [closed]

I want a know the facebook equivalent of the stackexchange method for tagging URLs which is tag within square braces followed by the URL within circle braces. It seems like the stackexchange format ...
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How can I automatically improve the resolution of album art embedded into an mp3 collection? [closed]

This is a new twist on an old question. My MP3 collection already has album art embeded into the mp3. It took hundreds of hours even after using a series of programs to automatically download ...
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Should the redirect script go above or below your index page's metatags? [closed]

Should the redirect script go above or below your index page's metatags? I could only think of 2 simple things: a) if you put the redirect above the metatags, you may not derive the benefit of ...
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Trying to create a tag system for historical expenses on Excel [duplicate]

I've imported a .CSV of historical transactions downloaded from my bank's website into excel. I'd like to create a new column in which I can list some tags associated to each transaction. For example, ...
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How to automatically fix MP3 Genre and Year tags?

All the Artist/Album tags on my MP3 collection are fine, but the Genres and Year tags are all horrendous. For Genre, songs just seem to be all over the place. It classifies Iron Maiden is ...
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Windows: how to enable tags on old image files?

I have a lot of old photos which I want to tag. For cross-platform compatibility, I want to use IPTC Keywords for tagging. As far as I read, the native Windows photo tagging capabilities use IPTC ...
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cant write ID3 tags in windows 7

Most my MP3 files convert fine, however, I have some files that I converted from FLAC to MP3 that no longer allow me access to the ID3 Tags. Not in Windows/Properties/Details or SeratoDJ software, ...
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How to add metadata and cover to an audio file in Windows 8? [closed]

I am using Windows 8 have some MP3 files with the album cover embedded. I convert them to AAC (Advanced Audio Codec) format in order to gain some space. The problems is that after I converted them, ...
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Is there a command line or scripting interface for KDE Baloo's file tagging?

KDE's Baloo allows to tag files by adding an extended file system attribute on the file system level (where supported), while keeping a separate index of all the tagged files. Searching within ...
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How do I set Windows Explorer in Windows 7 to display metadata / tags of Ogg Vorbis (.OGG) files when in 'Details' view?

How do I set Windows Explorer in Windows 7 to display metadata / tags (Artist, Song Title, etc.) of Ogg Vorbis (.OGG) files when in 'Details' view?
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How to lock/protect tags of mp3 files from being edited?

Is there a way to lock/protect the mp3 tags from being edited again after me? I know that the "read-only" feature in the windows properties can do it. but anyone can right click and unchecked it so I ...
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Conditional statements in foobar2000 sort syntax

My music files are tagged with some custom tags, which for some reason aren't entirely standardized. This is probably due to some peculiarity with my MusicBrainz Picard set-up, but that is beside the ...
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tag structured Filesystems

I hope this is the correct site, I lose my way between the 4 sister sites :) Let me ask the question this way. all file systems I have seen before are hierarchical, that means a root directory, with ...
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windows 7 File TAGGING issues

I'm looking at using TAGs for MS files using windows 7 to organize, store, search and filter search results. In short I want to use TAGs as natual keys to apply some data management to a shared data ...
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How to bulk rename audio files so that the file name matches the title metadata (preferably using Foobar2000)?

I have some audio files for which I used Foobar2000 to get the proper tags (Title, Artist, Album, etc), so now they have their proper titles when loaded in Foobar and other players, but they still do ...
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How to force sorting of my tag list?

My list of nested Evernote tags, after some careless tag creation and renaming, is no longer in alphabetical order. I know that if I remove each tag from its parent tag, and the re-add, it will be ...
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OmniCppComplete vim plugin and SSD on Ubuntu

I want to develop some GTK+ stuff in C and I was in need of using some plugin for completions. I have personal reasons why I don't want to use YouCompleteMe plugin. I configured OmniCppComplete ...
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Tags of other peoples names that have nothing to do with the file

I am asking this here because you are set up the way I wish all were set up. Straightforward. So, I will do the same. None of the possible questions on this site that popped up as related to mine ...
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Firefox: getting access to the list of tabs/windows to restore on startup

Sometimes Firefox fails to restore the previously open tabs/windows. This might be happening when some of the URLs to be opened are no longer reachable (e.g. behind a VPN) or after the underlying OS ...
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Best approach to doing automatic analysis of sets of tags in Excel/Access/or similar?

I have a large set of open-ended responses to a survey (~10,000), and each has been assigned a set of tags representing what the person has said in the response. This data is sitting in an Excel ...
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Using Calibre to insert metadata for iTunes PDF books

I'm looking for a quick way to add/edit metadata for PDF books. I'm hoping that there's already a program out there (I really don't want to write it myself) to search and insert metadata into PDF ...
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How can cut the time it takes to tag videos using Windows Explorer?

When I try to tag a video using windows explorer it takes roughly 10-20 seconds for it to complete. If I try to tag multiple videos using the same tag it takes even longer? How can I cut this time ...
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Adding searchable tags and comments to any file in Windows 8

As we all know, the JPG format allows us to store such properties as Tags and Comments in every picture of this format. The Windows Explorer allows us to easily edit these properties, and they can be ...
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Is there any way to search for tags in Mozilla Thunderbird?

I'm currently running the Mozilla Thunderbird 2.0.0.23 desktop email client. In Thunderbird, if I type "linksys router" in the search box, it will find every message in the current folder containing ...
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Windows 8.1 tagging isn't searchable for photos?

I have Adobe CS6 installed on 2 machines. One is Win7 and the other Win8.1. When I use the adobe CS6 photo downloader on my Win8.1 system the photo tags are not searchable. Here are the test cases: ...
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“Universal Metadata” tagging for various file types

I'm trying to find some application that allows me to easily add/modify metadata for various files such as PDF, MKV, DOCX, MP3, PNG, JPG etc. All these types of files (and a lot more) support ...
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How to get rid of the little anchor that shows in my document

when I saved my document using a odt extension, I was not able to get rid of the little anchor symbol that shows up in the document. When I went to rewrite a paragraph, the little anchor would appear ...
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Any tagging for video files?

We can use ID3 tagging to add metadata to music files. Are there any similar tagging formats (metadata containers) for video files (e.g. flv, mpg, avi, wmv, etc)?
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Are original (album art) filenames encoded within an MP3 file?

I would like to ask if embedded album art inside .mp3 or .flac files has a filename. For example if the image was art.jpg will it have the same name inside the song?
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Tool/code/extension for tagging files

There are a lot of articles on how you can tag files in Windows 7, such as: http://lifehacker.com/#!232891/tag-files-and-save-searches-in-windows-vista Furthermore there are some tools like ...
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Is there a way to automatically save the image in a browser as the webpage's title?

For example: The webpage title is Student Cookbook (The Australian Women's Weekly Minis): Amazon.de. Any image that you save would be named accordingly. Possible?
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Is it possible to filter what program defaultly opens a file depending on if that file has a particular tag?

Just more of a convenience thing. For instance if I saved a webpage which I was editing and assigned it the tag Sites. Is there anyway that I can filter what program default opens this kind of file, ...
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What's a good solution for file-tagging in linux?

I've been looking for a way to tag my files and search/filter them based on those tags. Here are my (updated) requirements : any file readable by the user can be tagged freely a user can search ...
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Can't edit MP3 tags like artist or title

I try to edit the tags of MP3 files and I found that some of the file cannot be edited. Here's the procedure when I edit the information of the MP3 file: Right click the MP3 file in Windows ...
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Thunderbird can't sync IMAP tags using an Exchange 2013 IMAP server?

Exchange doesn't support IMAP tags properly so I can't switch between Thunderbird installations on various computers and have my tags persist. Is anyone aware of a work around, plugin or similar to ...
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C/C++ functions tag for Geany [closed]

I want to generate the C/C++ functions tag for Geany like those that included in the archive, how I can do that. I want to get auto completion when entering a functions name. Thanks in advance for any ...
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Winamp: Generating 'dynamic playlists' from file playlists -OR- mass-tagging by file playlist

I sort my songs into a variety of playlists corresponding to different 'moods' I might have as I listen to them, and some songs fit for more than one kind of mood (e.g. a jazz song might be 'stylish' ...
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How do I catalog/access eBook files in their original location?

I am looking for a way to assign tags to existing .pdf's (or other ebook files formats) without having to modify/move/copy any of them, on Windows. This is due to me already having them in an ...
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Firefox Extension To Save To Folder Named After Text On Webpage

I am wanting to find or create a Firefox Extension that can create and save to a folder, based upon the text in a page's tag. I would want it to do the following: Check the page's html for a ...
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What's a cross-platform solution for tagging files on a USB drive?

I'd like to add custom search tags for Spotlight, Windows Search, and Linux Beagle, all on the same NTFS-formatted USB drive. What's the closest software solution to this?
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Software for quickly tagging photo catalogue and export to spreadsheet? [closed]

We have 3000 photos that we want to quickly flip through and tag into different categories, and export that information into a spreadsheet. The software can be very simple (I am not doing any editing, ...
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Whats a tag based file organizer? [closed]

I'm finishing professional school and over the years have acquired a pile of notes and articles that I'd like to hang onto. I'd like to add to them and create sort of an archive of article and files ...
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Windows Media Player 12 stops importing metadata from large music collections

I'm experiencing a strange issue with Windows Media Player 12 on Windows 7. I'm quite sure it has a link with the following two posts: Duckworth's post Loza's post Description of the problem ...
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Unix: How to check the existence of a tag at the beginning of each file before insertion?

The question is related to the question "Unix: Add a Tag to the beginning of each file?". How can I put the tag only to the files that do not contain the tag, such as <?php, already?
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Need help to replace one tag with another

Anyone can help me on EmEditor Macro? id="131" restype="x-p" phase-name="pretrans"><source>Good morning</source><seg-source><mrk mtype="seg" ...
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What is your method of “folksonomy” tagging for files on your local machine?

Way back in the days when "delicious" was just "del.icio.us", I had assumed that everyone had finally caught on that Ontology is overrated. I can tag on-line web links, blog posts, questions on ...
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Is there a way of searching Firefox bookmarks by multiple tags without going into the bookmarks menu?

For bookmarks I know we have two options: Option 1: Bookmarks Menu → drop-down bookmarks menu listing Option 2: Bookmarks Toolbar → one click access to bookmarks Is there some add-on/extension for ...
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How to search comma separated tags in Excel and get results in a column. [duplicate]

I'm trying to tag items in a spreadsheet, and search through them, in a similar way to Nusantara How to Label / Tag Items in a Spreadsheet I've followed Excellll's brilliant advice and managed to get ...