Agaric Wants: to be able to add taxonomy terms en masse by checking off nodes in a list
2009 Update: http://drupal.org/project/taxonomy_multi_edit (this module was around, just didn't find it until now!)
And http://drupal.org/project/views_bulk_operations has been made far more powerful.
The below is very, very out of date.
This would be huge. Huge I tell you. A major addition to the helpful administrative functionality Matthias Hutterer's Taxonomy Manager already gives us.
But it is tricky.
"Does anyone know of a module that lets one add taxonomy terms to nodes in bulk, e.g. from the content node admin page, search results, and/or a view?"
I had to ask that question on #drupal-support, but got no response.
So took this to #drupal:
ben-agaric: Feature request: to be able add taxonomy terms to nodes in bulk, e.g. from the content node admin page, search results, and/or a view.
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[10:20am] ben-agaric: Ideally, drupal's admin/content/node page, search results, and views would be able to have a common output standard
[10:21am] ben-agaric: to which you could choose to attach admin/content/node's mass edit ability.
[10:21am] ben-agaric: Which can already be extended I think.
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[10:22am] ben-agaric: That's fantasy for now, but is anyone thinking along those lines, or have any suggestions as to approach for my immediate use case: basic filtering of nodes, and the ability to check them off, and add a taxonomy term to all of them at once ?
The man himself answered:
merlinofchaos: ben-agaric: Yes, we're thinking along those lines for Drupal 7, but that's a year away.
And then I went back to talking to myself:
[10:24am] ben-agaric: Awesome.
[10:26am] ben-agaric: merlinofchaos: So you could add "Update options" to a view of nodes?
ben-agaric: If that case I'll look into extending update options to be able to add taxonomy terms through admin/content/node -- I think this might be difficult in itself, and it may need extending, so I will try to keep up on this integration-- help out on Drupal in head for the first time.