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Tag sidebar: display only related tags on double-click

Alex Jenter 9 years ago updated 8 years ago 9
If I double click on a tag in the tag sidebar, make all non-related tags disappear from the list. A click on "All" would restore the normal view.
tag-sidebar complexity:medium other-ui

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Implemented as context menu item in 1.7
Double-click activation is managed by the "app.mainframe.tagsidebar.doubleclick.viewrelated" option and by default is disabled.
Chris, i agree. Though it looks elegant, it is not efficient when working with many tags. Maybe this shouldn't be an option, but a general change.
I submitted a similar idea that got merged with this special one. My idea was an "option" working always like described without the need of a double click.
Anyway, I like THIS idea (and already voted) but wonder how this will work with CTRL+click, SHIFT+click and so on? Would it be possible to implement it in a way so that we later will be able to CTRL+double click, SHIFT+double click and so on?

Well the ideas here are more about problems than about solutions. The problem  is basically the same: "There's currently no way to see only tags related to current selection, and only them", so hopefully you can see the reason for merge. Merged, these two ideas will get more votes than being separate.

Ctrl- and Shift- clicks will work the same way. Doubleclicking will just hide/unhide unrelated tags.
No problem with the merge from my side ;-)

So I limit the list of notes with CTRL+click and after I am satisfied with my 'tag filter' I do a double click on any note to hide the non related tags?

If this is how it is intended, will CN remember this state for my next tag selection or will I always have to double click after I filtered using the tags (which would be inconvenient)?

Will there also be a hotkey to activate this behaviour? (CN is VERY usable with the keyboard and an extra switch to the mouse is not appreciated).

thanks
chris
Sorry for the delay.
No I envision it a bit differently: you double-click on a tag, not on notes. After that only related tags remain in the list. To go back to the full list, you will have to deselect the initial tag you have double-clicked on, or explicitly switch to "All".

About the hotkey: probably not since Tag sidebar is by design mouse-oriented. Maybe the same behavior should be provided for tag autocomplete, which is keyboard tag interface.
Thanks for your clarification.

Just one additional thought from my side:
I don't see the sidebar as 'by design mouse-oriented' only. I agree that this is the primary purpose. But (at least for me) there is a secondary use: the sidebar is a visual element that - combined with this request - can get me a quick clue which tags are left to narrow down my search.
Well I used the term "mouse-oriented" more in the "not-keyboard-oriented" sense. Of course the visual indicator function is also very important, however since there is no keyboard shortcut for Ctrl+Clicking on a tag, where probably won't be a shortcut of double-clicking on a tag.
"however since there is no keyboard shortcut for Ctrl+Clicking on a tag, ..."

Well, as for me, there shoud be one ;-).
I really miss this feature and therefore requested it here:
http://roadmap.cintanotes.com/topic/105239-workaround-for-search-as-you-type-not-really-useful-for-tags/
The votes are not good, although I agree that this is a good idea. I suggest you reformulate it with a clearer heading and much shorter text, e.g.:
"Keyboard shortcuts to manipulate current tag selection from the search box"
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Completed
Implemented as context menu item in 1.7
Double-click activation is managed by the "app.mainframe.tagsidebar.doubleclick.viewrelated" option and by default is disabled.