Flex Query Language Cheat Sheet

Syntax Example Use
TERM Tennis Search across all records containing the term (either within metadata or in other parts of the asset record)
!TERM !Tennis Search across all records not containing the term (either within metadata or in other parts of the asset record)
metadata-field-name=TERM title=Tennis Search for all records where the particular metadata field starts with the term
!metadata-field-name=TERM !title=Tennis Search for all records where the particular metadata field does not start with the term
metadata-field-name=%TERM% title=%Tennis% Search for all records where the particular metadata field contains the term
!metadata-field-name=%TERM% !title=%Tennis% Search for all records where the particular metadata field does not contain the term
metadata-field-name=”TERM” title=”Tennis” Search for all records where the metadata field exactly matches the term
metadata-field-name=NULL title=NULL Search for all records where the metadata field is empty
!metadata-field-name=NULL !title=NULL Search for all records where the metadata field is not empty
metadata-field-name < NUMERICAL_VALUE height < 1080 Search for all records where the numerical metadata field is less than the value (also works with greater than and other common logical operators)
metadata-field-name=TERM AND metadata-field-name-2=TERM title=Tennis AND owner=John Search across all records where both the specified metadata fields start with the term(s)
metadata-field-name=TERM OR metadata-field-name-2=TERM title=Tennis OR owner=John Search across all records where either of the specified metadata fields start with the term(s)
metadata-field-name=(TERM OR TERM2) title=(Tennis OR Rugby) Search across all records where the particular metadata field contains either of the terms
metadata-field-name=(TERM AND TERM2) title=(Tennis AND Rugby) Search across all records where the particular metadata field contains both of the terms