Support search using tags

Is your feature request related to a problem? Please describe.
The problem is that you cannot search your files using tags in the search box

Describe the solution you’d like
The ability to search and find all files associated with a specific tag or a number of tags just by typing the tags name into the search box.

Describe alternatives you’ve considered
The alternative is to use a ‘set’ to filter by tags, but this is very cumbersome and slow.


Which also limits it to only one type. So not really an alternative.


Adding my YES PLEASE to this request.

Please allow tags to be part of the global search.
Related - it would be helpful to have tags as a view option in the visual / map view. (Similar to the request here: Show tag relationships between items in graph view)

Basically - outside of “sets” - tags as they currently function are oddly useless.

I posted this in How To (Tags: Viewing options (other than filtering a set)?) and having not gotten any response - I’m assuming I’m not missing something, and tags are not great as they currently exist.

However - is set view the only way to view all objects with a certain tag? Tag’s don’t seem to appear in the “map” view. And I don’t see any way to easily see everything with a specific tag. Am I missing something?

Example use case:
I have a tag, “Christmas”. I apply this tag to a variety of things - recipes, notes, craft ideas (as pages), gift ideas connected to contacts….
But it seems there is no way to view everything tagged with “Christmas” in one place?

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+1 to this request!


We really want to introduce search by tag values. We will start to work on this soon. Thanks for rising this up :revolving_hearts:


Any update @ignatovv ?


Still on track. We were more focused on public release, open source and so on. The current plan for this stream: we will ship updates for working with templates on all platforms, next sharing extension and web clipper may be, backlinks, inbox and better quick capture and after this will start working on overall wiki capabilities and this includes better search with tags. Realistically I would say it is Q1 of 2024.


I’m coming from google keep, and I would name my note with a bunch of possible search terms I might use in the future to find this note. I rely heavily on search to find my notes. I figured tags would be a good alternative to add terms that I want to easily be able to search for on an object. Is there a better approach for this? Or for now is the best option to add these “search keywords” in the note somewhere until we can search for objects with tags?

For what its worth, I don’t want to search for “apple” and then have to click a special UI to see all objects tagged with “apple”. I would just love to see those objects mixed in with objects that have “apple” in the body text in the search results. Maybe tagged items could include the tag icon with the text in the search results. Or maybe we need a dedicated field to add search keywords to objects.

Looking forward to this feature :slight_smile: