Find documents that do not have keywords?

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Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:56 pm Post

Is this possible?

Thank you

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Thu Feb 20, 2020 6:46 pm Post

Yup! There are some “recipes” for advanced search techniques in the user manual, under §11.1.3, Special Search Terms. The “Finding Everything” and “Finding everything by type” tips are what you’re looking for. You set the search mode to Keywords, type in an asterisk, then invert the results.

This can be combined with other settings—for example you may want to only find documents in the Draft folder that don’t have keywords.
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Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:22 pm Post

Thank you! It worked!

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Mon Oct 26, 2020 4:56 pm Post

This works like a dream!

I am wondering, can keywords be batch-applied to the search list? So, if I want "haiku" applied to a non-contiguous list of items in the search list, can I choose Add Keyword (under the gear menu in the Inspector in the Keyword section) and tag them all?

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J

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Mon Oct 26, 2020 5:23 pm Post

You’ll find tips for keyword management in the user manual, under §10.4.2, Using Keywords. Specifically, search for the Assigning Keywords with the Panel subheading, and the section following that on removal, for all of the methods (including bulk actions).
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