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How to search for partial text?

I am trying to search on partial text but it is not returning any results. For example, the title of my card is WR12345. If I search on 12345, I get nothing. I have to include the "WR" to get the card returned in the search results. I have tried using *12345, *12345*, %12345, and %12345%. I've been googling it but cannot find this particular search scenario. Is Trello able to perform these types of searches?

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Sorry, You are right. It is not possible. 

An alternativ way : 

if you have to use a specific pattern for card naming, you can create a butler rule to

  • extract automatically a partial text which will be considered as a keyword. 
  • save it in custom field.

Then you can make a search based on this keyword.

Thanks, I will try that.


For a card seaching use the feature in the board menu. Not the search bar.

See this

Thank you, however I did read that article and tried that before posting. I am unable to get it to work. Am I doing something incorrectly? 

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Did you archived that card?

Because *Search Cards* feature is a local search, you cannot get archived cards.

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