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lizzo1973 says:
When do I need to use parentheses in creating a smart list or task? I’ve noticed sometimes they have them and sometimes they don’t?

Example:
tag:na AND tag:@home) AND ((due:never) OR (isRepeating:true AND due:today)
Posted at 8:16pm on February 12, 2019
andrewski (Remember The Milk) says:
Hi lizzo1973,
You can use parentheses to group search conditions, which I recommend any time you combine ANDs and ORs to make sure the search is grouping the conditions the way you want.

In your example, I would add parentheses like so:

tag:na AND tag:@home AND (due:never OR (isRepeating:true AND due:today))

That way you get the last set of conditions to find exactly what you want: "I am looking for any tasks without a due date or any that are both repeating and due today."

Hope this helps, but keep me posted on what you find.
Posted 9 days ago
lizzo1973 says:
Thanks that helps! I will try to fix a few and see if I can get the right combination.
Posted 8 days ago
andrewski (Remember The Milk) says:
Sure thing! Let us know if we can help tweak any searches or help come up with any combinations for your needs.
Posted 8 days ago
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