Typing in a search term in the sidebar, for the most part, works the way you expect.
However, if you want more control and flexibility over your search, you can use advanced search. This capability is offered by the search library we use (Fuse.js).
The following is adapted from their documentation. This syntax is subject to change as we make it better and more intuitive to use over time.
White space acts as an AND operator, while a single pipe (
|) character acts as an OR operator. To escape white space, use double quote ex.
="search query"for exact match.
Items that fuzzy match
Items that are
Items that include
Items that do not include
Items that start with
Items that do not start with
Items that end with
Items that do not end with
Advanced search is particularly useful when working with tags. For example, if you want to search for all blocks that have the tag
#todobut not the tag
#done, you can search for