Tags, People, Emoji's, Text Actions and Links

I don’t really see the Finder tags as being related to tags in Agenda. I could imagine the two don’t overlap very much. The set of tags for Agenda would likely be very different, and have a different purpose, than in Finder.

What do others think about this?


I would like to colour code my tags but cannot find a way to do that. Maybe I am overlooking something, but it does not seem obvious. Thanks


Tags simply are a way to mark items for recall as individual items or sorted as a list of items. They allow separation, selection, and organization within a group. The reason or purpose for separating depends on the need of the moment which is going to vary widely. Creating project categories or pegging items to a timeline are other sorting/organizing methods. Having a broad palette of sorting methods broadens the app’s utility and appeal.

As tags are integrated into macOS I’ve come to find them useful. Integrating that utility by extending their reach into Agenda expands Agenda’s scope beyond its current project focus if that’s a worthwhile direction to head in at this early stage development.

Are all of the features implemented that the how-to’s are showing? I am sure the community (including myself) would be happy to write these ourselves if it helped.

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We are getting there with them. Just a few to go.

Yes, they are all implemented.

The advanced tag features are a bit buggy, but I have just fixed that. Will be in the next release, probably next week.

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Could you please provice a clear description of how to use tags and then how to create a project with all notes that have that tag? Is that possible? Will the premium option help with this? I understand that you can save search to sidebar.

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The way you would do that is to simply put a tag somewhere in the note (eg #important). Then you would do a search for #important across all the projects. You then get the option to save that in the sidebar (requires premium features). When you do that, you get an overview (which is like a project), that shows any note with #important in the text. This updates continually.

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How do you add due dates to checklist or any list item so that it shows up in the calendar? I found the message that said to use a tag like #due(21/05/2017). That seems to be for searching.

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There is no way to do this at the moment. You can only link a whole note to a calendar event.

The due tag is useful for searches, but does not put a calendar event in.

#tags how do i use #tags to sort and categorize? i.e. see Bear-writer. is this possible?

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Bear’s system is totally tag focused. There is no other way to organize.

We organize around projects. Tags are there at this point for labeling things, and for search. We have future plans to add better tag management and organization, so they will get more powerful over time.


Please prioritize having a tag browser. Tags are kind of useless without it. Search can fetch me notes even if I don’t have them tagged.


+1 for some kind of tag browser/list.

clicking on a tag to perform a search for that tag elsewhere would be good too.


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It would be helpful if you could have a link to the people tag, say when you click it you would be taken to that contact on your phone.


Integration with the Contacts app is indeed on our wish list too, see Use Agenda as a Telephone / Address book


How do you indent lists on iOS?

Just starting to use Agenda - which is great BTW.
What’s the syntax for Tag Parameters?
I’d like to colour a #Priority 1 tag as red…