Use the  option in the left hand panel (see User Guide - GUI - Menus and Icons) to add specific tags to specific items (objects) - these tags can then be used as a search term to find items of interest more quickly. Tags can be added in the following features at Objects node level view:

Tags can also be associated to Applications in the User Guide - Application to Application dependencies scope from 2.8.0-funcrel, however, these tags are kept separate to tags added at Objects level.

Add tags using the UI

 ≥ 2.19

In ≥ 2.20, Tags are available for all Views, Aggregations and Perspectives.

≤ 2.18

Select the item or items you want to tag and click the tag icon  in the left hand panel - a dialog will display enabling you to add the specific tag you require (if you do not see the tag icon you are likely not working in the correct view):

You are restricted from saving documents with tags having following prefix: Status-, CloudReady -, Containerization -, and StructuralFlaw -. 

Bulk importing tags via .CSV file

It is possible (in CAST Imaging ≥ 2.13) to bulk import tags using a pre-prepared .CSV file. See Admin Center - Bulk importing documents or tags via .CSV file.

Removing tags

To remove a tag:

  • select the item you want to remove the tags from
  • click the tag icon in the side menu bar and click Add
  • remove the tag/tags you do not want:

Tags in item properties

Viewing an item's properties will show the tags associated to the item:

Search via tags

You can use the global application search option to search for all items with a tag or tags: