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Why does the Color label of some files keep disappearing in Finder?

Why does the Color label of some files keep disappearing in Finder?

In the Finder I can right-click files and give them a color label. Which is fantastic! But right now I experiencing something weird that doesn't quite make sense.

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Guest [Entry]

"Read that it could be caused by corrupt .DS_Store files so opened up a Terminal, went to the folder where the files were and deleted the .DS_Store file and all the ._ files.

rm .DS_Store
rm ._*

This seems to remove all the Finder file meta-data and the .DS_Store file will be rebuilt. I then re-labeled the files and so far they have stuck...

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