I’m extremely impressed at how active these groups are and how quickly people get back with answers. I wonder if I might ask another question?
I’ve now, thanks to help from this forum, got my 2,500 pdfs into DT Pro Office, most indexed, but those originally brought without text scanned using OCR and imported. I’m now organising the database.
Creating one group and putting files in is straightforward enough. What I normally do is create a smartgroup, then drag files from it into a new group as smart groups tend to bring too much stuff over and need pruning down to be relevant. Equally, DT Pro allows me to use AI to find additional relevant files that don’t come up the smart search, and that’s excellent.
The problem comes when I have files that belong to two groups. Now I gather the DT way around this is to use replicants. However, I find this pretty counter-intuitive to be honest and it requires me to be rather careful when allocating files to groups from smart groups as, when I drag files over to groups, any files that fit within two group classifications move from the first group I’ve created to the newest without warning me. So the PDFs, unless I notice that they’re already allocated to one group and I create a replicant, automatically go only the last group they’ve been allocated to.
I gather that DT will have flags in the next version, so will probably (I guess) behave in a similar way to Eaglefiler, who’s only advantage over DT is the ability to work seamlessly in dragging files into what might be called multiple flag groups without reallocating them away. Does anyone have a neat workaround for spawning replicants when adding them to multiple groups, or at least bringing up a dialogue box of warning automatically, until such a time as DT has flags?
Thanks again and best,