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How to search in Twist

When you’re looking for a thread or message, Twist has a robust search to help you find what you need. Here’s how to use it.

  1. Open the search tab by clicking Search in the left-hand menu.
  2. Type out what you’re looking for in the search bar and press enter.
  3. You'll now see a list of results. You can filter your results by click Filter in the right-hand side of the search bar:
    • Search in lets you select whether to search in threads, messages or both.
    • From limits your search to threads or messages from a specific member.
    • To limits your search to messages or threads that notify a specific member.
    • With thread title limits your search to threads with titles that include the keywords entered here.
    • In channel limits your search to threads in the channel that you select.
    • In direct message limits your search to a specific message.
    • Before limits your search to threads or messages before this date.
    • After limits your search to threads or messages after this date.
  1. Tap the magnifying glass icon in the top-right corner.
  2. Type out what you’re looking for and press the magnifying glass icon on your keyboard.
  3. (Optional) Use the options under your search field to choose whether you want to view All search results, or just Threads or Messages.
  1. Tap the magnifying glass icon in the top of the screen.
  2. Enter your search query into the search field and tap search in your keyboard.
  3. (Optional) Use the options under your search field to choose whether you want to view All search results, or just Threads or Messages.

There are several queries you can use to narrow your search results when performing a search in Twist:

  • Search title:"Coffee" to find threads or messages with the word Coffee in the title.
  • Search in:threads or in:messages to specify whether you're looking for a thread or a message.
  • Search from:Natalie to find messages or comments posted by Natalie.
  • Search from:me to find messages or comments posted by you.
  • Search to:Frankie to find comments or messages sent to Frankie.
  • Search conversation:Coffee to find all group messages with the word Coffee in the title.
  • Search channel:Coffee to find comments posted in the channel called Coffee.
  • Search before:"2017/05/20" to find comments or messages posted before this date, or search after:"2017/05/10" to find comments or messages posted after this date.

You can also combine queries when performing a search. As an example, if you want to view all posts Natalie has made in threads, you can search from:Natalie in:threads.