How to use the search filter?

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vommie
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How to use the search filter?

Post by vommie » Sat Mar 12, 2011 3:16 am

Hi

I love that little filter field in the toolbar of XnViewMP. But I would like to learn how to use it's full power. Is there a documentation about it?

Especially I am interested in RegEx, wildcards, syntax stuff. And I want to know if it's possible to include special characters like (squared) brackets to filter files named with those chars. Or to make use of case sensitivity.

I site:-googled this forum and website but didn't found any informations about the realtime-filter of XnViewMP. :?:

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Re: How to use the search filter?

Post by Roumano » Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:46 am

I also interested about it, specialy to search with multiple tags

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Re: How to use the search filter?

Post by xnview » Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:20 am

yes, you can use here RegEx expression, can search in filename, iptc & embedded comment
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Re: How to use the search filter?

Post by vommie » Mon Mar 14, 2011 11:39 am

Which RegEx syntax is used?

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Re: How to use the search filter?

Post by xnview » Mon Mar 14, 2011 12:11 pm

Pierre.

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Re: How to use the search filter?

Post by vommie » Mon Mar 14, 2011 12:16 pm

Ah, of course, Qt. :D
It works, thanks!

What a great little helper, such a filter.

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Re: How to use the search filter?

Post by Roumano » Fri Mar 25, 2011 11:40 pm

Hi,

Thanks for the link & informations

questions about it :

1) To search with 2 different world via a OR : " Julien|Ami "
But don't find how the same but with a AND ?
2) The caractere é is never find on a IPTC field ( & also xnview database)
For exemple, i have the Tag " Léo "
(But can find it on a filename)
3) Don't work on XMP tag ?

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