Tag "categories"

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Tag "categories" Fri May 06, 2016 4:11 am • by Dave61
I mainly use tags to drive my filing system and trigger actions. For ease of use I have adopted a prefix for different categories of tags. For example, months start with a tilde (~01,~02, etc.), a slash for actions (/file, /print), and clients are :thus. Then, when tagging a file, you quickly get a sub-list of the relevant tags.

I follow a reasonably strict sequence for tags, either :client -topic or, for general files, subject year ~month. This helps with auto-filing using Hazel, especially with the improved sort into subfolders command in v4.

Note, I strip the leading character away using the replace text command. So, for example, my invoices are in folders named 01, 02, etc. even though they are tagged ~01, ~02, and so on.
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Re: Tag "categories" Thu May 12, 2016 5:41 pm • by iampariah
Interesting workflow.
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Re: Tag "categories" Fri Oct 28, 2016 1:40 am • by Moeri
Thanks for sharing.
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