Is there a way to search for text within my watchlist?

+8 votes
As example, I'd like to search for profiles with the phrase "no biography yet", but limit the search to only profiles in my watchlist, or those I manage. Thanks.
asked in WikiTree Help by Morgan Mulligan G2G6 (6.5k points)
recategorized by Ellen Smith

There may be an easier way to get there, but (I always get an error when I click this, but just click ok and it works) Go to Watchlists, click the buttons, then scroll down to the errors that say 803 Almost empty profile.

I think (not sure) this will catch them, unless of course there's a lot of other stuff in the profile.

1 Answer

+6 votes

Hi Morgan,

Welcome to wikitree! At this time I don't believe there are any search parameters that can be set to limit according to specific wording in the Biography. I could be wrong though. However I can think of 2 suggestions. Both are kind of intertwined with each other.

1. You can use the regular [[Category: Needs Biography]] this is found in the Maintenance Categories  Than when you bring up that category you can select on the right hand side at top of screen "Limit to watch-list"

2. You can utilize a personal category Personal Categories and set it up specifically for the accounts of which you manage.

Hope this helps


answered by Steve Schmidt G2G6 Pilot (332k points)

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