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protogrid:search [2020-04-18 16:04]
dru [Searching for date and time entries]
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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. ​Please note that Google-like search engine is not yet available for Protogrid but is planned for a future releaseThe system currently does not provide boolean operators like AND, ORNOT.+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.
  
-===== Textual ​search ​=====+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. 
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 +===== 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.
  
-===== Searching for numbers ​=====+===== Searching for Numbers ​=====
  
 Searches for number values do not require any special handling. ​ Searches for number values do not require any special handling. ​
  
-===== Searching for date and time entries ​=====+===== Searching for Date and Time Entries ​=====
  
-Free date and time search ​is not supported because of ambiguities with time zone differences. Please use dedicated ​filter fields, see [[filter]]+Searching freely for date and time is not supported because of ambiguities with time zones. Please use our dedicated [[filter|Date Filters]] instead.
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