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This is a complete list of the search tools supported by Sankaku Channel. For more basic search information, see help: quick guide

Newly added searches

recommended_for:(username)
Search for posts recommended for (username).
Example

recommended_for_post:(post-id)
This provides the output "Users who liked this also liked" for a specific post.
Example

These searches can be combined with other tags.

Search Tools

tag1 tag2
Search for posts that have tag1 and tag2.

~tag1 ~tag2
Search for posts that have tag1 or tag2.

-tag1
Search for posts that don't have tag1.

tag1*
Search for posts with tags that start with the string "tag1".

rating:questionable
Search for posts that are rated questionable (possible values are safe, questionable and explicit, or s, q or e).

-rating:questionable
Search for posts that are not rated questionable.

User-Specific Searches

user:bob
Search for posts uploaded by the user Bob.
You may use this multiple times to get posts of several users ("user:alice user:bob").

-user:bob
Search for all posts excluding those uploaded by the user Bob.
You may use this multiple times to exclude posts of several users ("-user:alice -user:bob")

fav:bob
Search for posts favorited by the user Bob.

-fav:bob
Search for posts excluding those favorited by the user Bob.

sub:bob
Search for user bob's tag subscriptions.

sub:bob:touhou
Search for user bob's tag subscription group named "touhou".

Technical

md5:dc73fa6f48d6496ced1f934c56e31f25
Search for posts with the MD5 hash "dc73fa6f48d6496ced1f934c56e31f25"

id:100
Search for posts with the post ID of 100.

id:100..
Search for posts with a post ID of 100 or greater. [temporarily disabled]

id:>=100
Same as above. [temporarily disabled]

id:>100
Search for posts with a post ID greater than 100. [temporarily disabled]

id:..100
Search for posts with a post ID of 100 or less.
id:<=100

Same as above. [temporarily disabled]

id:<100
Search for posts with a post ID less than 100.

id:100..200
Search for posts with a post ID between 100 and 200. [temporarily disabled]

Image Specifications

width:100
Search for posts with a width of 100 pixels (uses same syntax as id search).

height:100
Search for posts with a height of 100 pixels (using the same syntax as id searching).

score:100
Search for posts with a score of 100 (using the same syntax as id searching).

mpixels:2.5..
Search for posts with 2.5 million pixels or greater (using the same syntax as id searching).

filesize:200kb..1.5M
Search for posts with a filesize between 200 kilobytes and 1.5 megabytes (using the same syntax as id searching).

file_type:png
Search for posts with the desired file type: JPG, PNG, GIF and SWF types are possible.

-file_type:png
Search for posts excluding the specified file type: JPG, PNG, GIF and SWF types are possible.

Uploading

source:text
Search for posts with a source that starts with "text"; use "*" as a wildcard, for example source:*.pixiv.net/* to include all posts from Pixiv.

source:blank
Search for posts with blank source fields.

-source:text
Search for posts with a source that excludes "text"; use "*" as a wildcard, for example -source:*.pixiv.net/* to exclude all posts from Pixiv.

-source:blank
Search for posts without blank source fields.

date:2007-01-01
Search for posts uploaded on a certain date (using the same syntax as id searching).

Moderation

approver:bob
Search for posts approved by the user Bob.

-approver:bob
Search for all posts excluding those approved by the user Bob.

deleter:bob
Search for posts deleted by the user Bob.

flagger:bob
Search for posts flagged by the user Bob.

generaltagcount:2
Search for posts with two general tags (using the same syntax as id searching).

artisttagcount:2
Search for posts with two artist tags (using the same syntax as id searching).

charactertagcount:2
Search for posts with two character tags (using the same syntax as id searching).

copyrighttagcount:2
Search for posts with two copyright tags (using the same syntax as id searching).

status:deleted
Search for posts with status deleted. Statuses are: active, flagged, pending, deleted.

locked:rating|notes|status
Search for posts with locked ratings, notes or status.

unlocked:rating|notes|status
Search for posts with unlocked ratings, notes or status.

Voting System

threshold:3
Search results in descending order based on quality threshold.

voted:bob
Search for posts voted by the user Bob.

voted:bob:3
Search for posts with a rating of three voted by the user Bob.

-voted:bob
Exclude posts voted on by the user Bob.

-voted:bob:3
Exclude posts with a rating of three voted by the user Bob.

Sorting Results

order:artistcount / order:artistcount_desc
Order search results in descending order based on number of artists.

order:artistcount_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on number of artists.

order:change / order:change_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on number of changes.

order:change_desc
Order search results in descending order based on number of changes.

order:charactercount / order:charactercount_desc
Order search results in descending order based on number of characters.

order:charactercount_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on number of characters.

order:copyrightcount / order:copyrightcount_desc
Order search results in descending order based on number of copyrights.

order:copyright_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on number of copyrights.

order:favcount / order:favcount_desc
Order search results in descending order based on number of favorites.

order:favcount_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on number of favorites.

order:filesize / order:filesize_desc
Order search results in descending order based on file size.

order:filesize_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on file size.

order:id / order:id_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on post ID.

order:id_desc
Order search results in descending order based on post ID.

order:landscape
Order landscape images first.

order:portrait
Order portrait images first.

order:mpixels / order:mpixels_desc
Order search results in descending order based on resolution.

order:mpixels_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on resolution.

order:popular / order:popularity / order:popular_desc
Order search results in descending order based on quality and post age.

order:unpopular / order:unpopularity / order:popular_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on quality and post age.

order:quality / order:quality_desc
Order search results in descending order based on score, views, favourites and such combined.

order:unquality / order:quality_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on score, views, favourites and such combined.

order:random
Order search results in a random order.

order:recently_commented
Order search results in descending order based on recent comments.

order:recently_favorited
Order search results in descending order based on recent favorites.

order:recently_flagged
Order search results in descending order based on recent flags.

order:recently_voted
Order search results in descending order based on recent votes.

order:rawscore / order:rawscore_desc
Order search results in descending order based on aggregate of all votes.

order:rawscore_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on aggregate of all votes.

order:score / order:score_desc
Order search results in descending order based on post score.

order:score_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on post score.

order:tagcount / order:tagcount_desc
Order search results in descending order based on number of tags.

order:tagcount_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on number of tags.

order:viewcount / order:viewcount_desc
Order search results in descending order based on number of views.

order:viewcount_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on number of views.

order:votecount / order:votecount_desc
Order search results in descending order based on number of votes.

order:votecount_asc
Order search results in ascending order based on number of votes.

Parent Posts

parent:1234
Search for posts that have 1234 as a parent (and include post 1234).

parent:any
Search only for posts that have parents.

parent:none
Search for posts that have no parent.

Pools

pool:best_of_bob
Search for pool with the name best of bob.

pool:666
Search for pool with id 666.

has_children:true / false
Search only for posts that either have or don't have children.

Limitations

gun* dress
Pattern searches do not work well with other tags.

~gun dress
Or searches do not work well with other tags.

rating:questionable rating:safe
In general, combining the same metatags (the ones that have colons in them) will not work.

rating:questionable score:100.. id:..1000
You can combine different metatags, however.