http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7816359 Q Home & Bus 2018 want to assign a tag to a category historically 2018-11-12T05:54:45Z 2018-11-11T03:05:29Z 7816359 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7816359 7816359 Q Home & Bus 2018 want to assign a tag to a category historically 2018-11-12T05:54:45Z 2018-11-11T03:05:29Z debbie http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/8558293 https://graph.facebook.com/v2.5/10213112583702568/picture?type=normal debbie_ao4prumnbxjzw For historical reporting purposes, I want to add tags to categories, -- for example four categories may receive the same tag.&nbsp; I cannot individually go back and edit 10,000 entries.&nbsp; It would be so easy if I could add a tag (currently there are none) to an entire category.&nbsp; Possible?&nbsp; I cannot find a way.&nbsp; I can do the find/change suggestion I have found on this forum but I can't seem that way to pull transactions out of splits - it gives me the option to add a tag to an entire split which won't work.&nbsp; groups might work as well but i cant tell if they are limited in number. question business_tools business_tools, windows active 7 4 1 comment http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7816359/replies/19851787 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7816359 19851787 QPW responded to "Q Home & Bus 2018 want to assign a tag to a category historically" 2018-11-11T03:55:54Z 2018-11-11T03:55:54Z QPW http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/8342820 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/10875282/original_medium.gif qpw You don't add tags to categories, you add them to transactions.<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />If you want to add a tag to all the transactions the currently have a given category what you would do is search for transactions with that category and then select to "Replace" Tag with the tag you want.<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" /><br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />Ctrl+H to bring up the Find and Replace dialog:<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />Select Category, Exact, and the category you want, and then Find.<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />Then select Select All<br alt="" name="" rel="" target="" title="" type="" value="" />Then in Replace, select Tag and then the tag you want, and then Replace All 0 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7816359/replies/19852163 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7816359 19852163 debbie responded to "Q Home & Bus 2018 want to assign a tag to a category historically" 2018-11-11T17:24:28Z 2018-11-11T17:24:28Z debbie http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/8558293 https://graph.facebook.com/v2.5/10213112583702568/picture?type=normal debbie_ao4prumnbxjzw yes, i meant all transactions in a category.&nbsp; the problem with search is it brings up all split transactions as a whole....will a "replace" tag affect all items in a split? 0 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7816359/replies/19852352 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7816359 19852352 debbie responded to "Q Home & Bus 2018 want to assign a tag to a category historically" 2018-11-11T21:46:43Z 2018-11-11T21:46:43Z debbie http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/8558293 https://graph.facebook.com/v2.5/10213112583702568/picture?type=normal debbie_ao4prumnbxjzw FIGURED THIS OUT 0 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7816359/replies/19852395 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7816359/replies/19852352 19852395 Dan Glynhampton responded to "Q Home & Bus 2018 want to assign a tag to a category historically" 2018-11-11T22:37:54Z 2018-11-11T22:37:54Z Dan Glynhampton http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/5289904 https://www.gravatar.com/avatar/a796bfe16f1360414b6793e3add70101?d=identicon&s=55&r=PG dan_glynhampton Would you be kind enough to share what you did to figure it out so that other users might benefit from this discussion? 0 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7816359/replies/19852477 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7816359/replies/19852352 19852477 QPW responded to "Q Home & Bus 2018 want to assign a tag to a category historically" 2018-11-12T00:10:09Z 2018-11-12T00:10:09Z QPW http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/8342820 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/10875282/original_medium.gif qpw Maybe she figured out that each line in a split has a category (and a tag and a memo), so it isn't going to change split lines that don't have the category you were search for. 0 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7816359/replies/19852607 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7816359/replies/19852352 19852607 debbie responded to "Q Home & Bus 2018 want to assign a tag to a category historically" 2018-11-12T03:04:29Z 2018-11-12T03:04:29Z debbie http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/8558293 https://graph.facebook.com/v2.5/10213112583702568/picture?type=normal debbie_ao4prumnbxjzw YES, I ACTUALLY ENTERED THE CHANGE AND RECEIVED A NOTICE WINDOW SAYING THAT OTHER LINES IN SPLITS WOULD NOT BE CHANGED. sooRRY FOR CAPS....;) 0 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7816359/replies/19852740 http://m.getsatisfaction.com/topics/7816359/replies/19852352 19852740 QPW responded to "Q Home & Bus 2018 want to assign a tag to a category historically" 2018-11-12T05:54:45Z 2018-11-12T05:54:45Z QPW http://m.getsatisfaction.com/people/8342820 https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/public/uploaded_images/10875282/original_medium.gif qpw You need to look at that message closely:<br /><img src="https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/s3_images/1761577/RackMultipart20181112-12526-x29y6w-Message_inline.PNG?1542001588" title="Image: https://d2r1vs3d9006ap.cloudfront.net/s3_images/1761577/RackMultipart20181112-12526-x29y6w-Message_inline.PNG?1542001588" /><br /><br />So you can't change the amount and the category of the top level split transactions.<br />It doesn't say anything about the split lines or fields other than the category and amount like tags.<br /><br />So say you have a split transaction with a total amount of $5.00, you can't select it, and change its amount to $10.00.&nbsp; And you can't change its category, because in fact it doesn't actually have one, you will see --Split-- in the category field.<br /><br />I don't know why they felt they had to warn people of something like this, but I guess someone complained at one point or another. 0