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Why do some keyword tags on photos have an asterisk after them?

for example:

Jane*

These also show in lists of multiple tags:

Bob, Jane*, mom, grill

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When you select multiple photos, the asterisk * indicates that particular keyword has only been applied to a subset of the selection.

So, all the photos you've selected have the keywords Bob, mom and grill; only some (or at least one) has the keyword Jane.

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does going up into the text area and manualy deleting the * have any effects? i think i did this a few times –  kacalapy Jun 11 at 16:37
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@kacalapy Yes it applies that keyword to all photos currently selected, regardles of them having that keyword or not. –  Hugo Jun 11 at 17:51

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