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search keywords when filtering for cards and "AND"-ing keywords

Hi! When you are on a board, and you filter cards (Shortcut: F).  If you type two keywords, for example "permit renewal", it will "or" the keywords together.  That means that it will return:

  • All cards which contain "permit"
  • All cards which contain "renewal"

I find this quite strange behaviour. Is it possible to do a search where you can "and" keywords? Or can you use search operators to specifically choose if you want AND or OR, for example "permit AND renewal" or "permit OR renewal"

This makes multi-word searching extremely inconvenient

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Alexis Robert Community Leader Nov 12, 2019

Hi @karlcassar , 


you can achieve this by typing this in the search box :

"permit" + "renewal"

In this case, the "+" operator will perform a search for the cards with BOTH words.


Let me know if this helps, 



I'm referring to the "filter" function, not the general search across all boards.  If you type "permit" + "renewal", it still filters for permit OR renewal.

Alexis Robert Community Leader Nov 12, 2019

Yes you're right, at the moment this is a limitation on filters.

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