What I’m trying to do
Let’s say I have three notes:
This is note 1, only tagging the #parent
This is note 2, tagging both #parent in this section..
and a #parent/child in this one
This is note 3, only tagging the #parent/child
I’m trying to build a search query that would match notes 1 and 2, but not note 3.
I tried it with
tag:#parent -tag:#parent/child, but that, of course, only returns note 1.
Found a solution with regex:
/(\#parent)(?!\/)/ , but would still be happy to hear a more user-friendly one.
This doesn’t help you now, but if
tag:child would match
#parent/child then you could do
tag:parent -tag:child. Might be worth a feature request.
Or a request for a feature to search for a parent tag without its children, so you don’t have to remember and exclude every child. I thought there was an existing request for that but I don’t see it.
Longer than the regex but more readable:
To exclude all children:
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