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Hello,

 

some days ago starting EN I found more than 30 notes (of more than 3.000 totally) without any tags. Therefore I had to tag again...

 

Background:

Windows 8.1 - Evernote 5.9.2.8975

I use a search  "-tag:*" to find untagged notes

less than 10 notebooks, some hundreds of different tags

all notes have to be tagged (my approach)

 

Any idea about the reason?

 

Thanks.

 

 

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Hi.  I've never noticed tags going missing in this way - were the tags themselves deleted?  Or just notes without tags which you were able to re-apply immediately?  Are they recent notes,  old ones,  or a selection of both?

 

Is it possible that you

  • forgot to apply tags in these cases?
  • imported these notes from an ENEX file?
  • adopted them from a shared note or notebook?
  • rescued them from the Trash or Conflicting Changes notebooks?

I'd suggest you set up a saved search for notes with no tags and keep a watch to see if this happens again...

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@ gazumped

thanks for your profound answer.

 

  • As I tried to explain: I assign one or more tags to any note the same day they are created in EN -  I use this search "-tag*" as a favorite - that means: these notes has been tagged in the past
     
  • tags and notes were not new (different dates) , one notebook, approx. 8-10 different tags (still exist)  - I could't discover any archetype
     
  • no import from ENEX, no shared notebook nor note, no rescue from trash etc
     

I will observe this + report if it will happen again.

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