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Search for Double Quote - How to Escape Special Characters


I need to search for the exact word "Admin" (including double quotes). When I enter "Admin" in BitBucket search box, it only returns me Admin (not including doube quotes). 


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I am interested in searching for something specific in the code that happens to have quotes (") in them.  Searching without quotes returns too much data and is not usable. This is a big inconvenience. Could you suggest a way around this or add it as part of your feature in the future.

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Hi Hasti

As per Search for code in Bitbucket Server page says:

There are some restrictions on how searches are performed:

All punctuation characters are removed. !"#$%&'()*+,-/:;<=>?@[\]^`{|}~

As you can see " character is included in the list... so you cannot use it to search a term in Bitbucket.



Thanks Jack for your response. Is there anyway escape them somehow? (I found this link: but I don't know how to apply it to my situation.

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The link that Jack posted now points to an unrelated page which does not have this information.

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I am trying to search job: in all our repositories but currently, there is no way, per documentation to do it...


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