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For example, I wanted to check the Trello for Trello list to see if a feature request was already registered. When I search, it doesn't limit the search to the current board, making the search results considerably less than useful. Is there a way to limit the search to the current board?

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You can now limit your search to a specific board by starting your search with "board:xxx". xxx can be the board id or part of the title. For example I have a board called "Current Development ". To find the string 'searchval' on it I use:

board:current searchval
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  • I use "board:current xxx", and I get no results.
    – BBaysinger
    Sep 20 '18 at 21:27
  • this works because you have "current" in the name of your board. It's not generic to always search for the board you're viewing.
    – northben
    May 3 '19 at 18:33
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Right now, you can't, but search will be improving soon. We'll update here when you can do this.

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    Any updates on this? The search still feels not very functional a.t.m. Is there a feature request I can vote on and follow?
    – ripper234
    Feb 7 '12 at 10:18
  • +1 on this! Also it'd be great to have a checkbox option to not search archived cards for a given search.
    – Danny King
    Apr 10 '14 at 12:23
  • We've just released a big search improvement. Closing this question. Apr 30 '14 at 17:30
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    Can you answer the question on how limit searches with the new Search Features? I still can't find what I need.
    – TheGeoff
    Jan 20 '15 at 23:08

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