Search "OR" "NOT"

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Search "OR" "NOT"

Postby jhwhood » Thu May 01, 2014 4:22 pm

Maybe I just don't know how to do it but, In the "Search" field, I'd like to be able to type in something like "Ford NOT Cars" to find my friend Tom Ford's address.

I know SQL-Lite can let you string together a lot of these statements, but I'd just be happy with allowing one expression per search. - available as a dropdown maybe?

This would make search REALLY powerful.
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Re: Search "OR" "NOT"

Postby CintaNotes Developer » Thu May 01, 2014 4:32 pm

Just type "ford -cars".
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Re: Search "OR" "NOT"

Postby jhwhood » Thu May 01, 2014 5:47 pm

Works great, doesn't work on tags though, which was what I was originally trying to do. I use a LOT of tags :D
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Re: Search "OR" "NOT"

Postby CintaNotes Developer » Thu May 01, 2014 5:51 pm

Oh, so "Ford" and "Cars" are tags?
Then you have the following options:

1) Click on "Ford" and then Alt-Click on "Cars"
OR
2) Type "ford" into the search box, press Enter, then type "cars", press Alt+Enter
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Re: Search "OR" "NOT"

Postby Thomas Lohrum » Tue May 13, 2014 2:05 pm

Funny, i just had the same problem when i wanted to select the following tags "todo -done". Alex, since we already have a feature to apply words as tags, if applicable, i think it makes sense to enhance the feature for "NOT tag" by using the "-" before the tag-word.

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Re: Search "OR" "NOT"

Postby Thomas Lohrum » Tue May 13, 2014 3:42 pm

Thomas Lohrum wrote:Funny, i just had the same problem when i wanted to select the following tags "todo -done". Alex, since we already have a feature to apply words as tags, if applicable, i think it makes sense to enhance the feature for "NOT tag" by using the "-" before the tag-word. Thomas

I just realize, that in this case the tag-drop-down-combo should also be supported, in case the search word begins with "-".

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Re: Search "OR" "NOT"

Postby CintaNotes Developer » Fri May 23, 2014 10:06 am

Thomas Lohrum wrote:Funny, i just had the same problem when i wanted to select the following tags "todo -done". Alex, since we already have a feature to apply words as tags, if applicable, i think it makes sense to enhance the feature for "NOT tag" by using the "-" before the tag-word.

Thomas

Indeed this would be a very logical thing to do, and trivial to implement.
Added to the plan for 2.6.1
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Re: Search "OR" "NOT"

Postby Thomas Lohrum » Fri May 23, 2014 10:49 am

CintaNotes Developer wrote:
Thomas Lohrum wrote:Funny, i just had the same problem when i wanted to select the following tags "todo -done". Alex, since we already have a feature to apply words as tags, if applicable, i think it makes sense to enhance the feature for "NOT tag" by using the "-" before the tag-word. Thomas
Indeed this would be a very logical thing to do, and trivial to implement. Added to the plan for 2.6.1

AWESOME :D
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Re: Search "OR" "NOT"

Postby Thomas Lohrum » Fri May 23, 2014 1:13 pm

CintaNotes Developer wrote:Indeed this would be a very logical thing to do, and trivial to implement.

Please be aware, that tag auto-completion (drop-down-box) should be supported too. In other words: even when the word is preceded by "-".

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Re: Search "OR" "NOT"

Postby CintaNotes Developer » Fri May 23, 2014 2:33 pm

Yes, of course
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Re: Search "OR" "NOT"

Postby Thomas Lohrum » Tue Jun 03, 2014 8:20 pm

Alex, i confirm this is implemented with 2.6.1 beta 2. However there is a performance issue. I will post this to the beta-release-note.
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Re: Search "OR" "NOT"

Postby CintaNotes Developer » Wed Jun 04, 2014 8:19 am

Ok, thanks
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