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Creating and modifying tags hangs Finder in OS X 10.9 Mavericks

When I create or modify a tag in Finder on Mavericks, the Finder application stalls with a spinning beach ball and cpu goes up to 100% usage for a while (from 30 secs to 2 minutes). I've found that ...
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Tagging/organizing based on keywords in content

I have a series of markdown files with YAML headers, let's call them A, B, C, D, and E. I need to organize them into "binders," where each binder is some subset of these, for example: Binder alpha ...
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imovie clip duration

I used iMovie 5 pretty long time ago. I have now iMovie 10.0. I am surprised by the fact that during download of footage from camera it is automatically cut on pieces of particular time length (for ...
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Applescript to import mail with attachments into devonthink that would expand archived files

My workflow is to tag and put all incoming docs from Mail.app into Devonthink. I do this with Applescript. Script is working fine for me with one exception - I do not know how to make it expand .zip ...
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Folder /label highlighting in Mavericks 10.9

I used the tags / label color highlighting feature in the past OS's extensively to order my folders. Now I've changed to 10.9 they seem to have all changed to a little dot, which is not as easy to ...
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Are tags portable, and if so how?

I am a relatively new Mac user, recently bought a MacBook Pro with OS X 10.9.1. I see that there are tagging capabilities within the file system. I'm concerned about portability. If I get a new ...
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Spotlight: Search flagged Mail Messages

I'm looking for a way to have all mail messages flagged/labeled with "Red" show up in a saved search in the Finder, but Mail.app flags doesn't seem to be indexed by Spotlight. Any ideas? Mavericks ...
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Using Maverick's tags on Mountain Lion

I have multiple macs accessing same data on a common disk (a time-capsule shared disk). The problem is that one of those macs couldn't be upgraded do Mavericks (it's running Lion). Is there any app ...
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Save the URL in Finder as a bookmark via Automator

Since the possibility to tag files in Mavericks, I save my bookmarks in Finder to be able to tag them and find them later more quickly. To do this I simply drag the URL in Safari to a my bookmarks ...
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Can't add tag to apache config or log files

In OS X X.9 Mavericks, I'd like to add a colored tag to my apache config file, which is under /private/etc/apache2, and to my apache log files, which are under /priavte/var/log I do not have the ...
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Possible to tag a folder via terminal?

Is it possible to tag a file or folder in mavericks via terminal command?
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Remove / ignore tags from cloned backup drive

I have a backup drive attached to my main computer, which I use to clone my main drive every night via SuperDuper. My problem is that if I use the new tags feature in OS X 10.9, I get duplicate ...
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OS X Finder hangs on tagging

I'm having a problem with the new tagging feature in Mavericks and I have a feeling it might go deeper than just the tagging. The problem is this: When tagging anything on Mavericks the Finder ...
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Keep iCloud from syncing tags across machines?

I recently upgraded to OS X 10.9 (Yay!), and I've been playing with Tags. After I installed it on a second machine, though, I noticed that all my tags were synced across (just the list of tags, not ...
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How to change Artist Name tag from uppercase to capitalized in iTunes?

I have set the iTunes media folder location to an external hard drive (with around 10,000 ALAC files, all perfectly tagged, with most common tags), with the consolidating files option by iTunes turned ...
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Is there a way to automatically add a tag to a song once its added to a smart playlist in itunes?

I have a playlist folder called Stars. Inside it I have 5 smart playlists. one playlist for each star rating. 1 star, 2 stars...etc. is there a way for itunes to automatically write a '1' in the ...
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Diary App which supports Tags with values

I am looking for a diary app, which supports tags with values. Which means I can define custom tags, and with each entry I can add tags and define values for it. Example: 01/01/2013 had a great ...
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Applescript to update year tag for audio files

I have a lot of tracks in iTunes where the files are named "music-NNNN.mp3" with NNNN being the year the track was recorded. How can I use Applescript to automatically set the year tag for these files ...
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Finder Search attribute “Tags”

It looks like the search attribute "Tags" is no longer available in the Mountain Lion Finder. I used this to quickly find Open Meta Taggged files on my Mac by means of a Smart Folder. Is there an ...
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Adding tags to files in OS X: How to use, where are tags stored, and will they work on a network?

I've heard it is possible to add tags to a file's meta data in OS X, and have Spotlight search through such tags. In a nutshell, how would one access this feature in Finder – not Spotlight ...
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Listing all Openmeta Tags and associated Files

Some month ago I started using openmeta tags to manage my files. Is there a tool which shows all openmeta tags on my mac and the files tagged with these tags?
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Multiple tags on music in iTunes?

Is there any plugin for iTunes making it possible to tag the music with multiple tags (not ID3-tags or genre)? Just like last.fm does, e.g. "soft electronic african female-vocalist"? Genres are so ...