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Tags for governance artifacts (Watson Knowledge Catalog)

Tags are ungoverned text labels that you can add to assets and governance artifacts to simplify searching.

Tags are not subject to any workflow. The set of tags are common across the platform. and any user on the platform can add tags.

A tag consists of one string. It can contain spaces, letters, numbers, underscores, dashes, and the symbols # and @.

Required permissions
You must have one of these category collaborator roles in the primary category for the governance artifact to add tags to it:

  • Admin
  • Owner
  • Editor

You can’t edit or delete existing tags.

To assign a tag to a governance artifact:

  1. Open the artifact’s About pane.
  2. Click the plus sign icon in the Tags section.
  3. Type the name of the tag and select an existing tag or click New tag.
  4. When you’re finished adding tags, click Done.

You can manually assign tags to assets in catalogs, projects, and deployments spaces. You can also add tags to columns in relational data assets.

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