lisec 282 Posted August 14, 2014 Share Posted August 14, 2014 SOLVED:Answer: search for sourceurl. This provides all the results I needed: sourceurl:file://C:\Users\Me\Documents*I didn't know there was a sourceurl field._________________________________________________________________________ How can I find the notes that have files on my drive as a source?There doesn't seem to be a way to search specifically for "files on drive" sort of thing, so to get around that I figured I would try searching for a string in the source field, but that doesn't seem to work either. I want to find all notes that have my hard drive in the source field (e.g., file://C:\Users\Me\Documents\Aioli.txt or just C:\Users\Me\Documents\Aioli.txt). The first thing I did was to see if I could select "source" as a column in list view, to give me an idea of what to search for. (View > List View, then right-click on column headers and select "Source" and "Source App". I see things like "Clearly", "web.clip", "apps.ms.outlook" but any of the notes that come from my desktop computer have a blank source. So I figured all that is left is to search for strings that are found within the source. I have tried all of the following: file://C:\ but this returns too many files including those that do not have this in the source.//C:\Users same thing - too many hitsc:\users* also works in the same wayBut the minute I add source: in front of any of these searches, I get no results.source:File://Csource://*source:c:\* I looked to my favourite resource for search grammar (https://dev.evernote.com/doc/articles/search_grammar.php) but it pretty much says to search for anything that can be displayed in the "source" or "Source App" columns in List View. Link to comment
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