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protogrid:search [2020-04-18 17:00]
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protogrid:search [2022-05-14 16:08] (current)
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 ====== Search ====== ====== Search ======
  
-Protogrid provides a simple search functionality in tableviews and selection/dropdown lists. It is useful to find a Card for which characteristic text is known (e.g. a product name mentioned in an advertising text). If you want to restrict the display of Cards based on certain field values (e.g. categories or status), our [[filter|Filter Fields]] might be the better choice+Protogrid provides a powerful search functionality in tableviews and selection/dropdown lists. It is useful to find a Card for which characteristic text is known (e.g. a product name mentioned in an advertising text). If you want to comfortably restrict the display of Cards based on certain field values (e.g. categories or status), our [[filter|Filter Fields]] might be the better choice.
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-Please note that the search currently does not provide boolean operators like AND, OR, NOT. A Google-like search engine is planned for a future release.+
  
 ===== Textual Search ===== ===== Textual Search =====
  
-Single text values can be entered straightforward. If you would like to search for word combinations enclose your search with double quotes.+Single text values can be entered straightforward. If you would like to search for word combinations enclose your search with double quotes (as you would do in Google).
  
 ===== Searching for Numbers ===== ===== Searching for Numbers =====
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 ===== Searching for Date and Time Entries ===== ===== Searching for Date and Time Entries =====
  
-Searching freely for date and time is not supported because of ambiguities with time zones. Please use our dedicated [[filter|Date Filters]] instead.+Searching freely for date and time is not recommended because of ambiguities with time zones. Usage of our dedicated [[filter|Date Filters]] might be the better choice.
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