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And-ing but no Or-ing?
chewy

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4462048 posted 1:54 pm on Jun 6, 2012 (gmt 0)

How is it that I can "and" when I do advanced filtering in GA, but I can't do an "or"?

Is there a neat trick to get "or"?


I want to include pages that either include the word "thank-you" or "ty".

I used to be able to do this in Old fashioned GA - but not G5.

Aaarg

-C

 

cgrantski

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4462048 posted 5:29 pm on Jun 9, 2012 (gmt 0)

I don't have an answer, just want to chime in - double-aaarg. If that's really true (and I definitely trust Chewy's problem solving ability) then it is a huge take-back of a feature on GA's part.

chewy

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4462048 posted 6:40 pm on Jun 9, 2012 (gmt 0)

I hope to see some third party type solution unless there is still development going on. Wasn't there a running list somewhere of requested features that are or were process.

Like PDF Reports that finally (hooray!) got built in?

felguerez



 
Msg#: 4462048 posted 8:49 pm on Jun 19, 2012 (gmt 0)

What about changing the Advanced Filter to 'Matches Regular Expression' and using a pipe?

I noticed the same thing initially, but then realized that the field no longer accepts RegEx (unless you specify that it's a RegEx).

Try filtering for RegEx (thank-you|ty)

Hope this helps.

chewy

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4462048 posted 10:48 am on Jun 30, 2012 (gmt 0)

YES - that helps - the pipe is my new friend!

(it really helps to be a coder, which I AM NOT!)

Awesome!

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