Control auto-tagging of newly linked notes

Below is an overview of how Amplenote handles auto-tagging:

Selected tags are applied to a new note:

When using the [[ double-bracket linking syntax (Read more at Simple double bracket note linking examples)

When extracting text to a new note (Learn about text extraction at Using Double Brackets [[ for Note Creation/Linking#Extracting text selection to a note)

Tags applied to the current note are propagated to the new note:

When using the Ctrl-Shift-[ note linking shortcut

linkPreventing auto-tagging

To prevent automatically applying selected tags to new notes, add a tilde ~ sign after the [[ double bracket syntax:

Or, if you're in Jots mode, you can deselect the currently selected tag by clicking on the Jots button again: