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timur

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Why does my workspace have two tag files?
« on: August 27, 2021, 07:42:36 pm »
I have a project, resman-kernel-r470, and when I pull up the tag files for it, I see this:



resman-kernel-r470.vtg has 15513 files an is 1115MB.
resman-kernel-r470-project.vtg has 21227 files an is 1201MB.

I'm not given the option to delete either of these vtg files. 

How do I fix this?  It happens to a lot of my projects, but not all of them.

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Re: Why does my workspace have two tag files?
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2021, 10:29:29 pm »
One of your projects in your workspace has a project-specific tag file.

Go to Project > Project Properties > Files

At the bottom of the dialog there is a combo box with options for how to tag the files in that project.  The default is "Tag files using workspace tag file".  You can also specify to tag the project with a project-specific tag file here, or to not tag the source files in the project at all (for example if you have a sub-project that is just filled with data files or test files you do not need tagged).

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Re: Why does my workspace have two tag files?
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2021, 03:21:08 am »
I changed it project-specific, but that didn't seem to have any effect.  And I'm still confused as to why I have two tag files.  They eat up a lot of disk space.

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Re: Why does my workspace have two tag files?
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2021, 02:16:18 pm »
I think you did the opposite of what you needed to do.  If you just want one tag file, change the project properties for the "resman-kernel-r470-project" to "Tag files using workspace tag file".

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Re: Why does my workspace have two tag files?
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2021, 03:43:31 pm »
The option was originally set to "using workspace tag file" which is why I changed it to "project-specific".  Anyway, I changed it back to "using workspace tag file", and the problem seems to be fixed now.  Thanks.