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Manage and Set Tags for a File


To manage and set tags for a file in the project's Documents tool.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Admin' on the project's Documents tool.
      Note: 'Read-only' or 'Standard' users will be able to view and filter by tags, but not create or set them.
  • Additional Information:
    • Important! To create a tag and apply it to a file, you must click "Set Tag" before navigating to another file or page.
    • This feature is only available for files in the Project level Documents tool.
    • Tags cannot be imported or copied over to another project.
    • Once a tag has been created for a file, it cannot be deleted from the list of tags.


  1. Navigate to the project's Documents tool.
  2. Locate the file you want to add a tag to.
    Note: You must click on an individual file (i.e. not a folder).
  3. Under the File Tags section, click Manage Tags.

  4. The following actions are available:
    • Add a new tag:
      1. Click the Select a Tag drop-down menu. 
      2. Enter a name for the tag.
      3. Press ENTER or RETURN on your keyboard to add the tag.
    • Apply an existing tag:
      1. Click the Select a Tag drop-down menu. 
      2. Choose an existing tag to apply by browsing through the list or entering a search term.
      3. Click the tag you want to apply.
    • Remove a tag from a file:
      1. Click the 'x' on the tag you want to remove.

  5. Click Set Tags to save your changes.


    Note: In order to save any changes, you must click Set Tags before navigating to another file or page. If you want to add or remove additional tags after, click Manage Tags.

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