[Enhancement] Tag Manager Edit Enhancements

Bug #1878302 reported by Nick Chomey on 2020-05-12
This bug affects 1 person
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Charles Haley

Bug Description

Version 4.15 [64bit Windows]

I'm often consolidating similar tags into one tag, so in the Tag Manager, when you edit a tag title/name it would be wonderful if it would have a dropdown with autocomplete functionality based on existing tags, like it does when you Edit/Bulk Edit Metadata.

Moreover, it would be great if you could bulk edit many tags - if multiple are selected and you click the edit button, all the selected tags will change to the entered text.

Changing the component for this bug.

 assignee cbhaley
 status triaged

Changed in calibre:
assignee: nobody → Charles Haley (cbhaley)
status: New → Triaged

Fixed in branch master. The fix will be in the next release. calibre is usually released every alternate Friday.

 status fixreleased

Charles Haley (cbhaley) wrote :

I added completion boxes when editing in the tag browser, edit authors, and the category editors (tags, publisher, etc).

The "bulk edit" request requires more work than I want to do.

Changed in calibre:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Kovid Goyal (kovid) on 2020-05-13
Changed in calibre:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Charles Haley (cbhaley) wrote :

I was wrong -- the bulk edit feature wasn't too hard. Fix committed.

Charles Haley (cbhaley) wrote :

And fix released.

Nick Chomey (nick-chomey) wrote :

Amazing. Thanks so much for the incredibly fast turnaround on this! Very impressive.

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