[wp-trac] Re: [WordPress Trac] #8690: batch/bulk editing posts and changing categories

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Sun Dec 21 15:11:20 GMT 2008

#8690: batch/bulk editing posts and changing categories
 Reporter:  fristopher                |        Owner:  anonymous
     Type:  defect (bug)              |       Status:  new      
 Priority:  normal                    |    Milestone:  2.7.1    
Component:  Administration            |      Version:  2.7      
 Severity:  normal                    |   Resolution:           
 Keywords:  bulk,batch,edit,category  |  
Comment (by MichaelH):

 Replying to [comment:1 DD32]:
 > I would somewhat claim this as a feature.
 > If you were to bulk edit and select a category, I would expect that
 category to be added to the posts, i would not expect it to remove any
 other categories attached.

 Interpretations (see link below) vary on this subject as to it being a
 feature or an oversight.

 +1 to the idea that Bulk Action should delete the old categories (or tags)
 and assign the new ones.

 1.  http://wordpress.org/support/topic/22435

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/8690#comment:2>
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