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how to "find within note" todo/checkbox?

dont want to do anything special with checkboxes, just want to find them within a single note like you can for text within a single note.

see image: post-47653-0-73262300-1355440145_thumb.p

notice how it counts how many instances of the found items? how can this be done/what is the syntax to find checkboxes/todo items?

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I put checkboxes at the top of my notes for fast visibility and use the search term:

todo:false

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thank you jbenson2, but iwas not talking about using the search box, but rather the find within note function when you hit ctrl-f

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No way that I know of -- in-note find is text only as far as I can tell.

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More generally, is there any way to search for todo checkboxes and just display a list of the text associated with the checkboxes? Rather than the current todo:false which just lists every note which contains an unchecked box.

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More generally, is there any way to search for todo checkboxes and just display a list of the text associated with the checkboxes? Rather than the current todo:false which just lists every note which contains an unchecked box.

Not in the Evernote client, no. You might check the Trunk for third-party programs that do so, but I don't know of any.

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Seems odd that contextual search like "find the next unchecked checkbox" is not supported.  This question going back to 2012 remains unanswered unless you consider "cant do it" an answer.

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I'll also offer a +1 for this feature. 

I put todo items in my notes and have a search that shows me a list of all notes with unchecked boxes.

I like being able to have my todos in the context of the meeting I'm taking notes on, for instance.

Or to have the todo in a note with all the related emails, web pages and comments that I'm gathered so far to carry out the todo action.

So I want to be able to search for notes with unchecked boxes ( I can do this) and then within the note search for the unchecked box to see the details of what I need to do next. Often a note where I record the outcomes of a recurring meeting will have many checked boxes for completed todos and a few unchecked boxes for the uncompleted ones. I'd like to be able to find the unchecked ones without scanning the note visually.

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I too would love to be able to search within a note for unchecked todo boxes.

Instead I use "[_]" and "[X]" for unchecked and checked todo boxes.  This way I CAN search within a note for things that remain undone! ;) 

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