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How can I negate a set of search terms? #1448
Summary of Problem
I participate in a project which receives a lot of routine PRs which are usually quickly handled. I would like to exclude those by default.
I want to exclude a set of issues which can be isolated with the search
Incidentally, if I add
Ideally, I would like to add
So naively something like
The syntax I am imagine should exist apparently doesn't exist. Perhaps I am overlooking something in the documentation.
Steps to Reproduce the Issue
In the broadest terms, try to filter out only the most prevalent category of issues from your inbox.
Versions, Operating System and Hardware
It doesn't seem to identify itself clearly; whatever is currently running on octobox.io
As of right now, the latest commit on master is df97b99
Google Chrome Version 71.0.3578.98 (Official Build) (64-bit)
MacOS High Sierra
As mentioned in the search docs:
So I think you could do:
I don't want to exclude all pull requests, or all merged tickets. I want to exclude the merged PRs which are in the SmokeDetector repo, ideally which contain ": watch" in the title, and even more ideally which are successfully merged with the originating branch deleted.
I was hoping parentheses would allow me to do a grouping like this but they don't seem to be supported, so my question is, is there another mechanism which allows me to do this?
That query shows me no issues at all. Removing a few of the search terms I can get a single issue e.g. with
but there should be hundreds, and the one I see actually has "watch" in the title.
I'm afraid we are not communicating clearly, but I also fail to see how to explain this more clearly. Should I open a new issue with a different wording?
I want to see all my inbox tickets except those which match a particular, complex query. I'm coming to the conclusion that there is no way to do that currently.