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Quick search finds more than it should - MacOS 10.14.4
« on: April 29, 2019, 01:12:21 PM »
Hi,

I am using for my filenames a system which consists of 2 numbers. A leading number, which defines the job. So, one particular job has a particular number e.g. 1025. Followed by a hyphen and a particular image number. A complete image number could look like this 1025-0206 or 975-1025. If I put 1025- in the quick search field to find only the images related to job 1025 it will also show other images e.g. 975-1025. Quick search seems to ignore the hyphen. Is this ment to be?

Thank you Ralf

I am using Photo Mechanic Plus Version 6.0, build 3029 (9dd0f3c) with MacOS 10.14.4

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Re: Quick search finds more than it should - MacOS 10.14.4
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2019, 03:03:07 PM »
Hi,

Quick search seems to ignore the hyphen. Is this ment to be?

Indeed, hyphen is currently among punctuation that is not indexed. (However, I see no reason we couldn't allow it in a future build.)

In the meantime, it's possible to left-anchor a search with the "^" character.

So, searching for ^1025 should only match fields that begin with 1025.


Hope this helps,

Bill

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Re: Quick search finds more than it should - MacOS 10.14.4
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2019, 03:44:48 PM »
The work around works well, but indexing the hyphen would be perfect.

Many thanks
Ralf