Echelon - Improved Hierarchical Tags for Anki 2.1 - Unsupported
<10kB. Updated 2019-11-18. Only supports Anki 2.1.x.
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This add-on (version from 2019-11-18) no longer works with Anki 2.1.17 (released on 2020-01-11) or newer because of changes in Anki 2.1.17. All add-ons that modify the browser sidebar need to be updated.
On 2020-01-11 the only sidebar add-on that works with 2.1 is "Hierarchical Tags 2 (Anki 2.1.17 support)", https://ankiweb.net/shared/info/594329229, which glutanimate just released. The popular add-on "Blitzkrieg: Advanced Browser Sidebar", https://ankiweb.net/shared/info/564851917, will be updated later.
This addon lets you bulk edit tags which was a life-saver for me and I feel is the best functionality of it. I don't believe that it is more useful on a day to day basis since the original addon is also faster. Because of its functionality I see this more as an accessory to the original addon and not so much a replacement.
The additional features in this version that were missing from the original are great, but the performance hit is not worth it for anyone with a lot of nested tags.
The original port runs leaner and is thus a better option unless you run a lean set of tags.
It's a fantastic effort overall, but given a high tag volume on my library, it significantly slows down my app and causes me to Force Quit Anki. I understand the creator is looking into this but just wanted to confirm that it is still an issue.
best add-on for organization
edit: I second the recommendation of the Blitzkrieg add-on. It has more functions.
Working like a charm. Thank you.
It makes renaming tags much easier and faster.
However, whenever I rename a tag, I start getting this message (below) every time I click inside any field of a note in explorer.
I have to restart Anki to get rid of this message. With restarting, the message doesn't appear until I use the addon again!
Anki 2.1.5 Python 3.6.1 Qt 5.9.2 PyQt 5.9
Platform: Mac 10.14
Flags: frz=True ao=True sv=1
File "aqt/webview.py", line 121, in eventFilter
<class 'AttributeError'>: 'QContextMenuEvent' object has no attribute 'button'
I'm having difficulty reproducing this. It may be a case of making sure you're using the latest version of the add-on. If you're still having problems, could you open an issue on github (https://github.com/glfharris/echelon)?
Hierarchical Tags for Anki 2.1are not working on my anki
Terrific work. Converting to hierarchical tags with the renaming tool speeds things up dramatically.
thanks,it is great! can "default_depth": 0, be something else that I can Collapse Deck,filter and note Tree in Browser. it is much helpful if the tags can be on the top of the list.thanks again.
It was rather painful to redo the tags for a huge deck, but it pays off. No more clutter in my side bar. If I would need to point out a flaw, it would be the fact that each hierarchy dependence is a tag of its own, so if you would like to have the same sub-tag in two categories of a higher rank, you need to ad two hierarchy tags to your card. There's no other way to assign a sub-tag to more categories.
What I'm trying to say is that when I wanted to have my deck of a few subjects grouped into multiple levels ordered according to their subject AND level, each card needed to have two tags: "level00::subjectA" and "subjectA::level00". This way I can look for cards of different subject on the same level, or all levels of cards in the same subject matter.
I think this is maybe where you don't want to be actually using a hierachy, or at least separate ones. Maybe like having Subject::A Subject::B etc, and Level::00 Level::01. Then you can either type or just ctrl click to do a joint search.
can I hide a main tag name in sub tags?
I mean, if i have A::B::C, than this hierarchy is shown at side bar like this.
but what i want for side bar tree is
Is there a way for me to do that?
also, I want this tag trees always be open, not hide sub tags. could it be possible?
by the way, Thank you for your awesome add-on!
It worked pretty well and I love the "replace" function. It would be even better if primary Tag could be hidden in the unfolded Subtag. For example "Tag1::SubTag1" showing only "SubTag1 under unfolded "Tag1", just like the navigation pane in the PC file explorer.
It's really good, except for one caveat, although that could just be a unique bug on my end. If there's more than 3 levels in a tag hierarchy, then clicking on the highest-level tags won't give any results, because instead of searching for "tag:myTag or tag:myTag::*" it'll just search for "tag:myTag" - the wildcard subtag search doesn't show up.
Thank you so much, I was about to write this kind of feature!
its works perfectly for me. good job !
Brilliant, thank you so much for this add on. Unfortunately I have the same problem when trying to rename tags, I'll file an issue on Github.
I loved this add on until I realized it wasn't compatible with night mode! :( Can you make it so that it's compatible?
Hierarchical tags work, you just have to restart Anki after installing the add-on. Haven't tested the other features. I chose to install this over the other version because this seems like it's being updated/maintained and has the source code on GitHub.
The customizable tag separator saves my day (emacs org -> anki)!
Very helpful in organizing cards.
FYI, I would like an option to expand/collapse all (keyboard shortcut?)
Seems the download is no longer downloadable. Kept getting a 404 error.
Any assistance would be appreciated!
This is either an error with ankiwebs servers, or you're trying to install it on Anki 2.0. This addon is only for Anki 2.1.
Works nicely. Highly recommend.
Does'nt work. Download failed : Error 404
An improvement on the earlier port called "Hierarchical Tags Addon (2.0 => 2.1)", thank you.