You can filter the cards on a project board to search for specific cards or view a subset of the cards.

Use the "Filter cards" search bar at the top of each project board to search for cards. You can filter cards using the following search qualifiers in any combination, or by simply typing some text you'd like to search for.

  • Filter cards by author using author:USERNAME
  • Filter cards by assignee using assignee:USERNAME
  • Filter cards by label using label:LABEL and label:"MULTI-WORD LABEL NAME"
  • Filter cards by state using state:open, state:closed, or state:merged
  • Filter cards by type using type:issue, type:pr, or type:note
  • Filter cards by state and type using is:open, is:closed, or is:merged; and is:issue, is:pr, or is:note
  • Filter cards by repository in an organization-wide project board using repo:ORGANIZATION/REPOSITORY

Filtering cards on a repository project board

  1. On GitHub, navigate to the main page of the repository.

  2. Under your repository name, click Projects. Project tab

  3. In the project board list, click the project that contains the cards you want to filter. Select project

  4. Above the project card columns, click into the "Filter cards" search bar and type a search query to filter the cards. Filter card search bar

    Tip: You can drag and drop filtered cards or use keyboard shortcuts to move them between columns. For more information about keyboard shortcuts, see "Project boards" in "Using keyboard shortcuts."

Filtering cards on an organization-wide project board

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your profile. Profile photo

  2. On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization. organization icons

  3. Under your organization name, click Projects. Projects tab for your organization

  4. In the project board list, click the project that contains the cards you want to filter. Select project

  5. Above the project card columns, click into the "Filter cards" search bar and type a search query to filter the cards. Filter card search bar

    Tip: You can drag and drop filtered cards or use keyboard shortcuts to move them between columns. For more information about keyboard shortcuts, see "Project boards" in "Using keyboard shortcuts."

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