People are horrible with tagging its hard to find any thing on this site people have bad titles 2
Posted by DELETED_azntrooper93 8 years ago
How do I edit the tags of my published Instructable? I misspelled one of the tags and would like to correct it.
Posted by dmjlambert 2 years ago
Sorry, this is probably another stupid question. Can I add tags to images that are already in my image library? I didn't realize how quickly the photos would add up. I have only posted 3 instructables, but I am working on several more and the lack of tags is annoying. I am now adding tags but I still have a bunch of photos without tags.Thanks.
Posted by artlife 4 years ago
While writing an instructable I was uploading picture using the new uploader (is it still new if it's older than 6 months?). Before clicking upload I used the tag files as and input my info. I have found 2 issues with this style of upload. I'd like some feedback. 1) I see the benefit of tagging uploaded photos and the aid in searching. But, is there any plans to offer a folder based system to he image library? Not all the files I upload to this site are relevant enough to include in the tagging section. As far as I've tested, not tagging a file results in the file only being viewable in the 'All' category. If you upload more than 50 pictures you'll be searching for a while to find it again later. I've been using an ad hoc method of using underscores to keep files organized. (ex. of tags: _discussion, _forums, etc. And for hyphenated or 2-word projects, tagging jello_brains or joining words like jellobrains). This is really so the drop-down menu isn't cluttered with all kinds of one-off keywords. Is if there is a folder-based system to use/search our library that isn't reliant on keywords. Which made me think of something else. 2) After re-uploading the photos again with the underscores in the right places (for my own sanity of keeping things where I can find them). I tried deleting the now-redundant files under the old tags. I successfully deleted the files under the tags, but couldn't remove the tag. I had not started writing the instructable yet or identified any keywords anywhere else outside of the upload editor. Is there a method to remove redundant or erroneously-named tags to files? Is there a way to add additional tags to a file after it has been uploaded?
Posted by mikeasaurus 7 years ago
Hi. Mimi again! Thanks for helping to get my video ible to post! One last issue I'm struggling with. I can't add or save tags / keywords! See this screenshot: http://tardis1.tinygrab.com/grabs/d2bb728579f077e9b30fac5ef3920f1e60d85908c1.png or the file attached. You will see that there is a field for keywords, but no update or save button. The other options all have a little "update button" next to the entry field. I can type in all the keywords I want, but there is no way to save them. And when I navigate away from the page, there is no evidence that they were ever entered. Am I missing something? appreciate the help! Mimi
Posted by HeyMimi 4 years ago
This idea stems from other social networking tools I have had some experience with. My main idea is that of Experts. This would be something similar to "interests" on someone profile, except that it lists someone's proficiencies. A subtle difference. With this in place, users could then tag a "subject area" on their Answers or Instructables during submittal and all of the people who have that in their "expert" list would be notified. This could probably be worked into the official tagging system already in place using some sort of RSS type deal. This would help avoid having to wade through ALL of the Answers and I'bles to find one pertinent to your expertise. It's a thought in process. Your thoughts?
Posted by BeanGolem 9 years ago
Hi everyone, I'm just writing to say that when I'm using Instructables and I'm logged and everything, I don't get those yellow boxes around particular places in a picture. I know they exist, because my brother (Kryptonite) gets them in most of his pictures (those which he sees and those which he posts). Does anyone know how to fix this? Could it be that there's an availabe Java update? Thanks, Moofish.
Asked by Moofish 6 years ago
Is there a way of adding tags to an already-uploaded picture? I have a few instructables, and I hadn't bothered to tag the pictures I uploaded to include in them, and now there are getting to be enough that it's hard to find the one I want. Can I add a tag to a picture that has already been uploaded? How?
Posted by jdege 9 years ago
I'm not sure where else to put this, so Thank You to whoever it was that made the tags visible to us regular members on the Answers page again. They really are helpful in deciphering what some of the questions are about. If I'm mistaken, and the tags are still only visible to I'bles staff and FT members, when do I get my first check? ;-)
Posted by RavingMadStudios 8 years ago
When I uploaded photos I didn't see an option to add tags (maybe I missed it?). Now I'd like to add tags to those pictures in my image library. Is there any way to do that? I found this forum topic from a year ago https://www.instructables.com/community/Is-it-possible-to-add-tags-to-pictures-already-in-/ but I don't seem to have the link to add keywords when I get to an image's info page.
Posted by ModMischief 3 years ago
Hey everyone. So, I'm in a digital fabrication class where we had to upload an intructable after our project. Now we have to tag them to "CSU" (my school) so we're grouped together as a class. Is there a tag button somewhere I'm missing? Or do I use the category option at the top of the page on the right? Help and thanks! Cas
Posted by schmack 5 years ago
Is there a way to group images in my library? Is there a way rename or re- tag them?
Asked by mole1 4 years ago
I am needing some help identifying what style of ring this is. I got it as part of a repayment for a loan and need to know what type of ring to list it as. I know it is 10kt gold, the diamonds are real & the main setting is called an invisible mounting. Any help would be greatly appreciated.Thank you.
Asked by JoeC271 1 year ago
Hi guy's, First time poster here, Just wanting to know how hard it would be to make this (https://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RFID-Door-Lock/) as small as possible. Im a noob to programming so any help would be appreciated and or where to gat the parts would be great..Cheers.?
Asked by joker8656 6 years ago
Hi,i am doing project on adxl335 and pic18f25k20,i am writting program in bascom language,as i am newly working on adxl335,so can pls tell me how to read analog output from the accelerometer(adxl335)...actually i want measure the angles ..and should give voice output from the apr9600 for each angle ...........pls help me.
Asked by preme576 6 years ago
Is there any way to blacklist a tag? It's difficult to find any good prop indistructables behind the almost literal mountain of terrible knex content. I want to see if there are any other techniques for making prop swords or rifles, or handguns, or war hammers, anything like that. It's a million knex results and like, two results i actually want to see.
Posted by Xankahr 1 year ago
After looking at some projects and posted questions, I have seen some people not using the proper tags or sometimes using unrelated tags. That affects how projects could be searched and found. This could eliminate the posting of the same questions that have been already answered. Does anyone have suggestions on how these people can be helped when it comes to adding tags to their projects and questions?
Posted by blkhawk 5 years ago
Recently instructables changed the way that you enter picture notes. It used to be that you could just drag a box and then type your note. But now when you click it creates a box and you have to a just the size. I was wondering if this was a setting that I could change because I like the old way better. Thanks.
Asked by nurdee1 6 years ago
So I've got a real problem with leaving my stuff behind when I head out the door, and I was wondering how possible it would be to have a small device to help that. What I was envisioning, essentially, was little chips, RFID chips maybe, that you'd attach to your phone, wallet, keys, anything else. A reader would sit by the door, low power enough to give it just enough range to scan the doorway. You'd leave, but there'd be a sign on the wall showing checkmarks next to the things you have. Adding something to the list shouldn't be too difficult, or setting up a different person. This could show on a screen or using some kind of mechanical method. Either way, shouldn't need to ever be more than eight items. Anyone done something like this?
Posted by quantum_mechanik 4 years ago
Can I update an instructables tags and the category its under once its been published, or will changing them republish a duplicate instructable under another category?
Asked by cardboarddude 6 years ago
I use a fm transmitter and a fm receiver to connect my tv to my computer speakers. The device is not very cost effective and I tried to make my own transmiter and receiver that had one frequency. I then learned about passive RFID tags and wondered how it could both transmit and receive a radio wave. And it only uses a memory source with an antenna in the form of an inductor. I began to wonder if I could make a tranmiter and receiver like an RFID tag. There is so much about radios in general that I still can't comprehend.
Asked by mcguyverzboss 8 years ago
Hello. Firefox user here. I just recently tried accessing the additional images on several instructables, and am unable to do so. Clicking the small thumbnails below the large image usually makes them the focus, or it prompts me to log in if I am logged out. For whatever reason, this is no longer working. I have tried replicating the problem in IE, and the images work fine. I tried resetting my firefox preferences, to no avail. I reinstalled Java, but I don't know if that would affect my problem or not. I am at my wits end with this problem. Can anyone offer help?
Posted by Dumfist 8 years ago
I need a lot of help getting an idea for the Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0 kit. Please Help.
Asked by jwoo2023 7 years ago
Is there a way to filter out certain categories of instructables while browsing? I know that I can choose to only view a particular category using the /category: flag, but I'm trying to figure out how to filter out certain categories while seeing all the rest when browsing the latest instructables. For example, the recent explosion of knitting projects or the k'nex craze a while back. Nothing against either of those types of instructables; I'm just not interested in them, and they're so prolific they kind of drown out everything else. I tried searching for an answer, but I keep coming up with activated carbon filters and guitar noise filters :P Anybody know of a way?
Posted by chantling 10 years ago
Hi all, not sure if this is the right place to ask for this, but wouldn't a tag cloud or weighted category list (or whatever it's called) be a nice feature on Instructables as well? One could convert the already entered keywords into user generated tags and then allow reader to add new tags to entries etc. I think tag clouds are flexible than simple categories (although they don't replace them). Andreas
Posted by onde 8 years ago
I just imported 30 photos and forgot to tag them. Can I tag them now?
Asked by radiorahim 8 years ago
Instead of a single tiny point of light, I'd like a laser pointer that shows a large (solid if possible) rectangle. Is there any way to change the shape of the light projected by one of those cheap (<$5) laser pointers to project this?