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Tildes in labels appear to break filters

This may be user error, but I have defined several labels which are designed (ala Mike Vardy's recent post at: http://www.productivityist.com/blog/todoist-labels-guide) to allow filtering against time available. The three labels are


When I defined a filter "timeless" to trap for non-timeboxed tasks:

!@<2m & !@~<5m & !@>20m

it doesn't seem to capture the middle element "!~<5m" - those items continue to show in the filter. Is there a regex issue at play?

This does appear to consistently fall out across web, iOS and Android platforms.

Obviously, as a workaround, I've removed the tilde, so am productive again.

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Clyde Romo  staff
Replied on Jun 15, 2014 - 04:11 UTC

Hi Eric,

I have passed this along to our developers. For the meantime, either use an alternative character like dashes or remove them. Sorry for the inconvenience.



Clyde Romo  staff
Replied on Jul 04, 2014 - 05:24 UTC

Hello Eric,

Our developer has taken a look at this issue and has advised not to use tildes for labels.