Batch Recategorize<br />How and when to perform this procedure correctly<br />
Why would I want to batch recategorize<br />One of the steps the casual contributor will often skip in the question asking...
Click Search at the top of the page<br />click here<br />
Type your search criteria into the box.<br />I used Toyota here so that all makes and models would be moved to the main To...
 The line below the search box reads ‘Show all questions in all categories’; click “all categories.”<br />
Expand the category tree by clicking the plus sign (+).<br />
Click “Deselect all,” then expand Miscellaneous and check “Uncategorized.”<br />2<br />3<br />1<br />
 Click “OK.” <br />Then click “Search questions.”<br />2<br />1<br />
Click “Recategorize.”<br />Review all the questions to make sure they all should be moved to the same destination.<br />
Click “Select all.”<br />If any questions need to be excluded, click on each one and the shading will be removed.<br />
Then expand the tree until you find your target category.<br />
Use left click and hold on the blue shaded questions.<br />“Drag and Drop” them into the proper category.<br />
Choose “Replace.”<br />You will always use this on uncategorized questions; use “Add” when the original category should be...
 Choose “Continue.”<br />This is your last chance to quit before the move is made.<br />
The move has been made. Repeat the steps until all pages have been moved.<br />Then, since there aresub-categories to deal...
 Search category will be Toyota; <br />type one of the sub-category topics into the search window and click “Search.”<br />
Drag and Drop into the sub-category.<br />
 Choose “Add.”<br />Both categories will be associated with these questions.<br />
 Click “Continue.”<br />Repeat until all questions are moved, then repeat for all other sub-categories you need to move qu...
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  1. Batch Recategorize<br />How and when to perform this procedure correctly<br />
  2. Why would I want to batch recategorize<br />One of the steps the casual contributor will often skip in the question asking process is the categorization step.<br />When this happens their question is added to the <br /> “ Uncategorized “ category.<br />This procedure will allow you to move many questions to a chosen category en-masse. <br />
  3. Click Search at the top of the page<br />click here<br />
  4. Type your search criteria into the box.<br />I used Toyota here so that all makes and models would be moved to the main Toyota category.<br />This is faster and easier than moving each Toyota model one at a time into its sub-category.<br />
  5. The line below the search box reads ‘Show all questions in all categories’; click “all categories.”<br />
  6. Expand the category tree by clicking the plus sign (+).<br />
  7. Click “Deselect all,” then expand Miscellaneous and check “Uncategorized.”<br />2<br />3<br />1<br />
  8. Click “OK.” <br />Then click “Search questions.”<br />2<br />1<br />
  9. Click “Recategorize.”<br />Review all the questions to make sure they all should be moved to the same destination.<br />
  10. Click “Select all.”<br />If any questions need to be excluded, click on each one and the shading will be removed.<br />
  11. Then expand the tree until you find your target category.<br />
  12. Use left click and hold on the blue shaded questions.<br />“Drag and Drop” them into the proper category.<br />
  13. Choose “Replace.”<br />You will always use this on uncategorized questions; use “Add” when the original category should be kept in addition to the new one you choose.<br />
  14. Choose “Continue.”<br />This is your last chance to quit before the move is made.<br />
  15. The move has been made. Repeat the steps until all pages have been moved.<br />Then, since there aresub-categories to deal with, click on “New search.”<br />
  16. Search category will be Toyota; <br />type one of the sub-category topics into the search window and click “Search.”<br />
  17. Drag and Drop into the sub-category.<br />
  18. Choose “Add.”<br />Both categories will be associated with these questions.<br />
  19. Click “Continue.”<br />Repeat until all questions are moved, then repeat for all other sub-categories you need to move questions into.<br />

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