How to search in note titles i.e filenames

Recently switching from Evernote to Obsidian, I just make notes with title and content as usual. I just noticed the search does not return results if it is only in the title not content. Am I missing something very obvious here?


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I think the operator is file:. Use that to search note titles. (Not at my desktop to check, sorry!)


It worked, thanks. Now it is limited to filename. I was hoping the search finds the word or phrases in filename and/or content as I am used to it in evernote. I could add my title to first line of my notes but then it looks redundant.

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For sure. We may see search queries evolve over time to accommodate that kind of use-case.

For now, you can probably run file:(some text) OR (some text) or similar to search both simultaneously.