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Advanced search

In Diarly, the search option shows results from all your journals. By using special keywords and quotes "" you can make your search more accurate.

Special Keywords

To search for an exact match, you can use double quotes, like this: "wonderful Monday morning".

To search for tags, type # and all the tags used in all journals will be suggested.

Diarly also supports the following keywords:

  • @files — shows entries with at least one file (excluding images)
  • @images — shows entries with at least one image
  • @todo — shows entries with uncompleted tasks
  • @starred — shows entries with an emoji selected (see mood tracker)
  • @links — shows entries with links
  • @note — shows all notes in all journals. Timeline entries are hidden
  • @tagged - shows entries with at least one tag
  • @untagged - shows entries without tags
  • @onThisDay - shows timeline entries written on the same day of different years, or notes created on the same day of different years.

Filtering by journal

You can filter the search option to just one journal. Start typing with /, Diarly will display suggestions with all available journals to filter.

Using quotes for exact match

When a search includes multiple words, like wonderful Monday morning, the results will include entries that have both words (but not necessarily in the determined order). For example, the phrase On Monday, a wonderful tabby cat visited me in the morning.

To search for an exact phrase, you can add double quotes ("") around your search, like so: "wonderful Monday morning". In this case, the phrase This wonderful Monday morning would be matched.

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