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Notion Databases: Understanding the Filtering Feature

Notion's filtering feature is a powerful tool to manage and navigate through large amounts of data in databases.

Here's how to apply filters to your Notion pages to find what you need:

Step-by-Step Guide to Filtering

  • Access the Database: Navigate to the database you want to filter.

  • Open Filters: Click the Filter button at the top of your database.

  • Choose Property: Select the property you want to filter by, such as "Status," "Date," or "Tags"

  • Set Conditions: Choose the condition for filtering, like Is, Contains, Is before or Is after

  • Expand Filters: Click Add filter to refine your search further.

  • Apply Filters: Once you've set your conditions, the database will automatically update to show only the entries that meet your criteria.

Tips for Effective Filtering

  • Combine Filters: You can add multiple filters to narrow down your search even further.

  • Save Views: After applying filters, save this view for quick access in the future.

  • Use for To-Dos: Filter tasks by due date, priority, or assignee to stay on your to-do list.

Filtering in Notion can transform how you manage projects, track tasks, and organize information.

With a few clicks, you can tailor your database views to show what you need when needed.