Come for the products,
stay for the community

The Atlassian Community can help you and your team get more value out of Atlassian products and practices.

Atlassian Community about banner
4,299,402
Community Members
 
Community Events
165
Community Groups

How to use wildcard in Trello's search for a card?

For example, I want to search for all cards having the the text "stock" or "stocks" but without any references to the texts "invest", "investing", "investment", "investments", "investopedia" or anything that contains "invest".

Naturally I thought of using the search: stock* -invest* is:open

However, the search didn't seem to work as cards containing "investopedia" still appears in my search.

1 answer

I tested a theory in my job search board, and searching for "invest -jpmor is:open" gets me all the open cards with words that start with invest, but excludes the ones that have words starting with "jpmor" as I'm not interested in working for JPMorgan (as an example).

I didn't have to use a wildcard character to get the results I expected.

I couldn't get search results for "*morgan" so it looks like the search will look at the start of words to determine the results, AKA NOT a full text search.

Correct - Right now we don't support partial string search, or wildcard search. Both would be awesome to have though.

Our search operators to help refine the search can found here: http://help.trello.com/article/808-searching-for-cards-all-boards

Any plans to allow wildcard searching? We could really use it, we have over 10,000 cards.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Posted in Trello

Taco Tuesday: New years' resolutions with Trello

Congratulations to @Laura Holton , our latest winner of Taco Tuesday! And thanks to @Kristján Geir Mathiesen for sharing the picture of Taco having fun with his new friend  B...

2,392 views 28 41
Join discussion

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you