Auto-completing tags

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11 Jan, 2017 02:22 AM

I've been enjoying working with Bear. It's a beautiful app. One thing that seems to be missing is the ability to auto-complete tags as I'm typing. I had hoped that typing the pound sign and the beginning of a tag, then hitting tab would give me the option to complete it with matches from my existing tags. Is there no way to have Bear offer completions? It seems unnecessary and error-prone to type tags in full each time, especially when you have long nested tags.

Thanks very much,

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 11 Jan, 2017 10:42 AM

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    Hi Jeff,

    yes, tag autocompletion is one of our priorities for the next updates.


  2. 2 Posted by jeff.covey on 11 Jan, 2017 08:48 PM

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    Great, will look forward to it!


  3. 3 Posted by James on 04 Apr, 2017 10:31 AM

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    Can we get an idea on when to expect an update

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 04 Apr, 2017 10:53 AM

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    Is hard to tell but my hopes are for may.

  5. 5 Posted by Scott on 01 Jun, 2017 09:03 PM

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    Can't wait. Will be a huge help.

  6. 6 Posted by Jan Z. on 08 Jun, 2017 07:01 PM

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    excited about this features as well.
    Thanks for a great product, guys.

  7. 7 Posted by Don Levan on 14 Jul, 2017 01:27 PM

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    Any news on this feature? It is the one thing keeping me from switching over from evernote.

  8. 8 Posted by Matt on 16 Jul, 2017 05:50 AM

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    I moved from Evernote and this app is great!!!

    Just plus1 for tag autocompletion!! With this it would be perfect!!

  9. 9 Posted by Thinh on 02 Aug, 2017 05:05 PM

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    Yes! +1 for autocompletion.

    I rely heavily on tags and have many tags that are quite long (10 letters or more), and the autocomplete feature would make me chant "The Legend of The Ultimate Note App Called Bear" in the streets at night dressed as a bard for decades until a cult gets created in your honor.

  10. 10 Posted by Karim on 06 Aug, 2017 11:26 AM

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    +1 for autocompletion, really need it.
    Please implement it.

  11. 11 Posted by cfriend on 06 Aug, 2017 07:19 PM

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    Another +1 here. Thank you

  12. 12 Posted by Detva on 07 Aug, 2017 02:32 PM

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    +1 for autocomplete. I'm loving bear and the more my tag collection grows the more essential this feature becomes

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