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 @ note linking syntax (Read more at Simple double bracket note linking examples)

When extracting text to a new note (Learn about text extraction at Note linking guide (at @ and double-bracket [[ notation)#Extracting text selection to a note)

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

When using the Ctrl-Shift-[ Phrase-linking hotkey (@ or [)

linkPreventing auto-tagging

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

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