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Search - Make Date Searching Smarter

Started by Ian MacDonald in Feature Requests | Idea

This search yields all transactions on this date:

11 august 2017

These searches yield no results

11 aug 2017
august 11 2017
The actual display format of xero's dates in transactions, invoices, etc.

However, if there are no transactions on this date, then the results are the same;

So unless you KNOW you entered the date correctly, you can not really trust the results. It is very frustrating when you know something is on a date (like searching for a fixed asset - since there is no other information other than the date to match exported fixed assets to transactions - Ya??)

The date search should be smart enough to either understand common date formats (at least the ones that Xero is using) OR tell you that no transactions are found on that date (so you know you entered a date and not a transaction name, etc.).