92 Chapter 5
Applying Tags to Files
After a while your Acrobat.com workspace
will become crowded with files from a
dozen different projects that compete
for your eyeballs when you stare at the
Acrobat.com allows you to apply a text tag
to files and then, through a process called
filtering, display only files with a particular
tag. Then you’ll see only the files that inter-
est you at that time.
The Organizer lists the tags known within
your Acrobat.com workspace at the left
side of the window, just below the list of
. If you click one of these
tags, the Organizer will display only files
with that tag. Only one of these tags can
be active at a time.
To apply a tag to a file:
1. In the file’s drop-down menu, choose Tag.
Acrobat.com presents you with a list of
all the currently existing tags
2. Either click one or more of the known
tags or click the New Tag button and
type in a new tag
3. Click OK.
Acrobat applies the tag to the file. If you
typed in a new tag, it will be added to
the Organizer’s list.
In the Organizer, you can select more
than one file in the usual fashion: Shift-click
selects a contiguous range of files; Ctrl-click
(Command-click) selects a discontiguous set.
You can create a new tag without apply-
ing it to a file by clicking the New Tag button
at the bottom of the Organizer’s list of tags
The Organizer displays a list of all the
tags known within the current workspace.
There’s also a New Tag button, which
creates a new tag without applying it to
When you apply a tag to a file, you can pick
from a list of existing tags or click the New Tag
button and create a new tag.
The New Tag button adds a new, generically
named tag to the list; simply type in the text
you want for that tag.