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How to Rename Tags on Mac

Sep 9, 2019 - 3 Comments
How to edit and rename tags on Mac

If you use the Tags feature to tag files and folders on the Mac you may find it helpful to know that you can edit and rename tags to be more descriptive or to better suit your purposes for those tags. For example, perhaps you want to rename some tags to be used as indicator … Read More

How to Tag Files or Folders in MacOS

Nov 27, 2018 - 9 Comments
How to tag files in Mac OS

Tags allow you to organize, prioritize, arrange, and label any files or folders on the Mac. After a file is tagged in the Mac Finder, that file will be marked by the color-coded tag and its associated label, and you can then reference and access those tagged files by whatever assigned tag. You can even … Read More

How to Tag Files on iPhone and iPad

Feb 28, 2018 - 6 Comments
Open the Files app

Using file tags can help to arrange, organize, and prioritize documents, files, and data. Now that iOS has a dedicated Files app for the iPhone and iPad, you might find it helpful to know that you can tag any items, files, documents, images, or anything else stored within the Files app of iOS, much like … Read More

How to Hide Tags from Mac Finder Sidebar in Mac OS X

Apr 8, 2014 - 1 Comment
Tags in the Sidebar of Mac OS X

The Tags feature added to Mac OS X provides for a simple way to group files, folders, and documents together with drag and drop quickness or keystroke simplicity, but not every Mac user takes the time to use tags, or at the very least, use all the tags that are offered by default in the … Read More

Tag Files in Mac OS X with a Keyboard Shortcut

Mar 10, 2014 - 45 Comments
Tag files in OS X with a keyboard shortcut

Have you ever wished you could tag files on the Mac with a simple keystroke? You’re almost certainly not alone. Tagging files and folders in Mac OS X can be a handy way to help manage and organize the contents of the Finder, even if only used on a limited basis for specific projects. To … Read More

Removing Tags from Files & Folders in Mac OS X

Nov 19, 2013 - 12 Comments
Tag indicator

We showed you how easy it is to quickly add tags to Mac files and folders with the simple drag & drop trick, but what if you want to remove a tag from something? That’s equally easy, and we’ll cover two ways to remove a tag or multiple tags from items that currently have them: … Read More

Quickly Tag Files & Folders with a Drag & Drop in Mac OS X Finder

Nov 16, 2013 - 5 Comments
Tag files by dragging and dropping them in OS X Finder

File tagging on the Mac is part of Mac OS X, but those who have been using the Labels feature to help manage their files in prior versions of Mac OS X will notice it’s actually quite similar. Basically you ‘tag’ a file, and then it becomes associated with that tag, allowing for easy file … Read More

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