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Searching for a case sensitive string (or a string with colon)?

henrikba Pro says:

Hi,
Is there a way I can search "case sensitively" on a string?

Reason; I prefix some tasks with codes for easier sorting (mostly when they are few enough to not create a tag), and to keep lists sorted. How can I search to match
* "PRI: Task 1" and "PRI: Task 2",
...but not
"Remember to set priority for milk-task"
?

If I search "PRI", I get all of the above examples.
Seems I cannot search for a string containing a colon either; e.g. searcing "PRI:" returns no results.


I've searched here, but posts about "case sensitive" only covers the case sensitivity of operators (createdBefore vs createdbefore).

Posted at 12:02am on June 23, 2013

andrewski (Remember The Milk) says:

Hi henrikba,
Case sensitivity won't help here (it's not possible to search for "PRI" versus "pri") but searching for

name:"PRI:"

should work. Hope this helps!

Posted 1 year ago

henrikba Pro says:

Sweet, it works great!

Posted 1 year ago

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