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Searching in Description field

I've tried using description: x but nothing comes up.

I saw this forum post:

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Trello-questions/Search-Cards-for-Description/qaq-p/1288451

But that didn't really help.  I've tried searching for anything and no results come up.

I'm trying to use the Search function to search my cards description field.

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Can you try searching by something like

board:"name of board" description keywords


If you still don't get any results, can you try on https://trello.com/search ?

Let me know if this helps.  

Neither worked. Do I need to keep the quotation marks when I use the board search?

If the board title is multiple words, then yes you'll need quotes. That search will return cards from that one board that match your keywords 

I see. I tried it with the name of the board in quotations and it didn't work. I'm sure I'm doing something wrong here but I can't figure it out.

I figured it out. I was putting a space after description. After I tried removing the space from between 'description:' and what I was looking for it worked.

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