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jared.sund

Left hand search filters to include "OR" joins

Status: Accepted
by Employee on ‎06-14-2012 05:30 PM

When I customize my Projects or Tasks list view pane, I'm able to select filter criteria.  However, I cannot use an "or" join- only "and".  Could that feature be added in the future?  As in the below screenshot, I want to show Projects / Tasks for which I am either the Owner OR Team member- I do not fall into both categories for all Projects / Tasks.

 

Filters_OR_AND.png

 

 

Another good feature would be to create more advanced grouping- such as combining two sets of "or" statements and joining them with an "and" statement.  For Example, to be able to filter on:

WHERE

  Owner Contains (my name) AND

  DueDate is in the next 30 days

OR

  Team Contains (my name)

 

That would provide me visibility into projects I'm a member of and those which I am responisible for in the next 30 days.


Status: Accepted
Comments
by Employee on ‎10-29-2012 10:07 PM
Status changed to: New Idea
 
by Employee on ‎10-29-2012 10:07 PM
Status changed to: Comments Requested
 
by cruzj on ‎06-03-2013 04:28 PM

Our team has a similar request for general searching. When selecting from a list, the user can enter an exact string of the desired text and the system will narrow down on this text if it appears anywhere in the item or its descriptors. Conventional search operators do not work for more advanced searches.

Some sample conventions that might help in narrowing down lists to select from.

 

Operator or Convention Purpose
___________________________
+ include both terms; narrows the search
AND 
 
 
- exclude by term; narrows the search
NOT 
, include either term; broadens the search
OR 
 NEAR find keywords within 10 words of each other
> greater than
< less than
>= greater than or equal to
<= less than or equal to
= equal to
$ * truncate, cut off
“ ” search for exact phrase"

by Employee on ‎06-03-2014 02:15 PM
Status changed to: Accepted
 
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