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Word search and wildcard field name

<10kB. Updated 2014-08-19. Only supports Anki 2.0.x.

Description

Wildcard field: *:expression, just like somefield:expression. *:test - Matches a field containing nothing but "test" *:t*cup - Matches "teacup", "the cupboard", etc. *:*test - Matches a field ending in "test", e.g. "protest" *:test* - Matches a field starting with "test", e.g. "testing", "test subject" Word search: ; marks a word boundary. If searching a field, ; at the start or end of the expression is short for *; or ;* respectively. ;test; - Matches "test subject" ;test - Matches "beta tester" test; - Matches "protest" *:;test - Matches a field ending in the word "test", e.g. "beta test" but not "protest" or "I failed the test."

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Reviews

on 1544007489
Seems to work fine
on 1524787200
Makes working with the editor much easier.
on 1493769600
Excellent job!

You should consider filing a pull-request to get this integrated into Anki. Especially the word-boundary search is absolutely essential.
on 1414886400
Excellent

A brillant idea when you have decks of thousands of cards !