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Searching special characters


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Not in general in an Evernote search query, no. See the Evernote search Grammar page: https://dev.evernote.com/doc/articles/search_grammar.php, particularly the secion on "Matching Literal Terms". The money quote:

Quote

Punctuation is used to split the input query and document into words, but it is ignored for text matching. The behavior of a quoted search should behave as if the following operations were performed on both the search query and the target note:

 

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1 hour ago, Mata Hari said:

Too bad. Why is this not possible in EN?

It's a not uncommon design feature to improve search indexing efficiency   
- dropping special characters   
- dropping stop words (and, the, ...)   
- only beginnings of words

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2 hours ago, Mata Hari said:

Too bad. Why is this not possible in EN?

Um, because that's how they designed it? That was an Evernote technical document that I posted, after all....

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