Saturday, January 24, 2015

Searching in Evernote Part 2

In the first Searching in Evernote post you learned about Evernote's search syntax.  Using the same methods as in the last post you can also search dates.  You can search for notes created or updated on a specific day, 30 days ago, this month, last year, etc.

The image below shows notes created last week using created:week-1



By using created:day or updated:day where day is replaced by any of the following day terms below will give you the notes you are looking for.

Day Term

Use with created:day or updated:day

Date20141215 or 20140407
Todayday
Yesterdayday-1
30 days agoday-30
This weekweek
Last weekweek-1
This monthmonth
Last monthmonth-1
This yearyear
Last yearyear-1

You can also search for notes by source by using the following:

To Find

Search Syntax

Emailsource:mail.smtp
Web pagesource:web.clip
Mobilesource:mobile.*
Applicationsource:app.*
Delicioussource:delicious

Reminders are also searchable using the following:


To Find

Search Syntax

Reminder done in the last 7 daysreminderdonetime:day-7
All notes with a reminderreminderorder:*
All notes with a reminder for todayremindertime:day
All notes with a reminder in the next 7 daysremindertime:day+7

In the image below you can see all reminders that are due today.


I save searches that I use often in the shortcuts bar.

Saved searches for quick access.

No matter what you put into Evernote you should be able to find it using tags and Evernote's search Syntax.  Evernote is a powerful tool to help keep you organized and on top of things.

Do you use Evernote's powerful searching??  
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