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Search not working well and link to other Outline document/pages

Yves Beaulieu Oct 25, 2018 10:46AM PDT

I just downloaded your trial before buying.
I'm using the native Notes app on OSX. Works ok, but I thought Outline would be a Notes on steroid !!

After creating a couple of document with Outline, I tested the search bar ! It doesn't find many of the words I search ! Even when I'm in searching a word that's in the current page I'm in !!??? This is mandatory for me !!

And I was hoping to have the feature that Notes is really lacking : being able to link to another document (not just an hyperlink) ! I saw a post back in 2014 where you mention it would come... 4 years later, it seems like it's not there !!

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Outline Oct 25, 2018 07:57PM PDT OUTLINE Helping Hand
Hello Yves,
thank you for your ideas and your interest!
I will add your vote both for linking and search improvements to our list of desired features.
We'll see what we can do!
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Khon Trieu Nov 22, 2018 07:00PM PST
Hi,
I vote for this request. I wish:
- Search could be more accurate and fast as we have in OneNote. This is most important requirement for me.
- Linking should be applicable to word-level or sentence-level, not just in Page-level as we have (I mean we can visit a link that leads to a specific word in another page).

Any timeline to deliver these features?

Thank you very much!
TKT
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Outline Nov 22, 2018 07:21PM PST OUTLINE Helping Hand
Hello Khon,
thanks for your message. These two features are complicated and we want to implement them really smooth, so there is no timeline yet. Be sure, they are on the top of our request list. We do hope we can add them some time soon.
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Khon Trieu Nov 26, 2018 06:45PM PST
Hi Outline team,
First, I want to say I really like Outline and want to engage with this software in long run. Thank you for the works!

I think one quick win for the search feature you can implement now is to allow users to search the Pages via Page Title. In OneNote, I rely on this feature a lot in order to jump to the desired page where I forget its location.
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Outline Nov 26, 2018 08:05PM PST OUTLINE Helping Hand
Thank you, Khon,
We have added your request to our list!

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