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How do I filter to exclude a label? (Trello)

I would like to filter my cards in a board to show everything that doesn't have a certain label. How do? I've tried -label:"red" and -label:"Urgent" and that syntax doesn't work.

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It's not possible to add a negative operator to filters, but the search feature does support that:

Is this a possible feature for the future? 

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We would like this feature as well.

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Would be great to has given feature, maybe filter by search query to reuse given logic. 

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I would like this as well - search for all cards that do not include one label. Seems like it would be a big help to many.

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> but the search feature does support that

Yeah, that would be why the question specified filter ;-)

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I really appreciate to have such a Feature to exclude labels in the filter option

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This is a feature I would use a lot as well.

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I would like to see this working in the filter as well.

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I'd like to do this so I can find all cards not done

Yes that would be exactly  how I would use it as well. Show any card is is not marked Done for example.

This feature would be very helpful

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That would be quite useful indeed.

I also would need this!

upvote on that! :) filter out labels would be a great feature ;-)

Needs this too. Hope that helps ;)

We need this too. Has it been implemented yet?

Such an important feature... PLEASE add!

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Would love to have this as a feature too please

100% need this feature. I'm kinda shocked it's not a thing yet.

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indeed an important, and I'd expect widely used, feature

Me too please. This would be very helpful. 

The search workaround suggested here isn't as useful as being able to see my normal view of the whole board but with certain cards excluded based on which labels they have. I'd really appreciate that view. Thanks.

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I so would like to have this feature too. My most used board has 26 labels. Searching and filtering NEED exclusions. 

I am in need of this feature too...

It's almost been 4 years since this issue was raised. Is this on the roadmap? It is difficult to create our workflows without label exclusion.

Add this feature please!!!

@Mickie Shipley 
Any update on this, please?

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It‘s a must have feature for me. Sorting by filter keeps the cards in its lists. And it works within the app.

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