Advanced search operators are query words or symbols that perform special actions in the tasks search. These operators allow you to find what you're looking for quickly and accurately. They can also be used to set up Smart Lists so you can organize your tasks automatically. Some of the most useful operators are listed below.
To use advanced operators, you can either type your query directly into the search box, or click on 'Show search options' underneath the search box.
|list:||Used to specify list name.||list:Work
|Tasks in Work list.
Tasks in Bob's Homework list.
|priority:||Used to specify priority.||priority:1
|Tasks with priority 1.
Tasks with no priority.
|status:||Used to specify task status.||status:completed
|Tasks that have been completed.
Tasks that are incomplete.
|tag:||Used to specify tag.||tag:bananas||Tasks tagged with bananas.|
|tagContains:||Used to specify a partial tag.||tagContains:project||Tasks where the tag contains project.|
|isTagged:||Used to specify whether a task is tagged.||isTagged:true||Tasks that have been tagged.|
|location:||Used to specify location.||location:work||Tasks located at work.|
|locatedWithin:||Used to specify tasks within a particular distance of the current location. This operator is only supported in the Android and iPhone apps.||locatedWithin:"3 km"
|Tasks located within specified distance.|
|isLocated:||Used to specify whether a task has a location.||isLocated:true||Tasks that have locations.|
|isRepeating:||Used to specify whether a task is repeating.||isRepeating:true||Tasks that repeat.|
|name:||Used to specify task name.||name:phone||Tasks containing phone.|
|noteContains:||Used to specify note contents.||noteContains:monkey||Tasks with notes containing monkey.|
|hasNotes:||Used to specify whether a task has notes.||hasNotes:true||Tasks that have notes.|
|due:||Used to specify due date.||due:tomorrow
|Tasks due tomorrow.
Tasks due yesterday.
Tasks with no due date.
|dueBefore:||Used to specify due before date.||dueBefore:today
|Tasks due before today (i.e. overdue).
Tasks due before the current time (i.e. overdue including tasks from earlier today).
|dueAfter:||Used to specify due after date.||dueAfter:sunday||Tasks due after Sunday.|
|dueWithin:||Used to specify due within date.||dueWithin:"1 week of today"||Tasks due within one week.|
|completed:||Used to specify completed date.||completed:today||Tasks completed today.|
|completedBefore:||Used to specify completed before date.||completedBefore:1/1/2011||Tasks completed before 2011.|
|completedAfter:||Used to specify completed after date.||completedAfter:31/12/2010||Tasks completed from the start of 2011.|
|completedWithin:||Used to specify completed within date.||completedWithin:"1 week of today"||Tasks completed in the past week.|
|added:||Used to specify added date.||added:today||Tasks added today.|
|addedBefore:||Used to specify added before date.||addedBefore:1/1/2011||Tasks added before 2011.|
|addedAfter:||Used to specify added after date.||addedAfter:31/12/2010||Tasks added from the start of 2011.|
|addedWithin:||Used to specify added within date.||addedWithin:"3 months of today"||Tasks added in the past 3 months.|
|timeEstimate:||Used to specify time estimate.||timeEstimate:"1 hour"
timeEstimate:"> 1 hour"
timeEstimate:"< 1 hour"
|Tasks with a time estimate: equal to, greater than, and less than 1 hour.|
|postponed:||Used to specify number of times the task has been postponed.||postponed:3
|Tasks that have been postponed: exactly, more than, and less than 3 times.|
|isShared:||Used to specify whether a task is shared.||isShared:true||Tasks that are shared with someone.|
|sharedWith:||Used to specify who a task is shared with.||sharedWith:bobtmonkey||Tasks that are shared with user bobtmonkey.|
|isReceived:||Used to specify whether a task has been received.||isReceived:true||Tasks that have been received from someone.|
|to:||Used to specify who a task has been sent to.||to:bobtmonkey||Tasks that have been sent to bobtmonkey.|
|from:||Used to specify who a task has been received from.||from:bobtmonkey||Tasks that have been received from bobtmonkey.|
|includeArchived:||Whether to include archived lists in the search. This operator is not supported in the Android, iPhone, or iPad apps.||includeArchived:true||Tasks in archived lists are included.|
|AND||Search for tasks matching term A and term B.||priority:1 AND tag:bananas||Tasks with priority 1 and tagged with bananas.|
|OR||Search for tasks matching term A or term B.||priority:1 OR priority:2||Tasks with priority 1 or with priority 2.|
|NOT||Used to exclude tasks from your search.||tag:bananas NOT tag:apples||Tasks tagged with bananas but not with apples.|
|" " (quotes)||Used to search for an exact phrase.||name:"TPS report"||Tasks containing the phrase TPS report.|
|( )||Used to group search terms.||priority:1 AND (tag:bananas OR tag:apples)||Tasks with priority 1 and tagged with either bananas or apples.|
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