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Bug when searching Contacts with parentheses ( )


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Bug summary: When using the default contacts search method (Contacts API) strings contained in parentheses `(` & `)` are not found. Switching to the Spotlight Metadata method in Advanced settings is a partial workaround but that has other unwanted side-effects**


* What you were doing when the issue happened


Searching for a contact named "The Real Deal (TRD)" using the query "TRD"

* Whether you were able to replicate it a second time by performing the same action


Yes, always.

* Include any screenshots that might help us


Searching "TRD" in Alfred:



Searching "(TRD" in Alfred:


* Include the Alfred version & build number you are using

Alfred 3.7.1 (946)


* Include your OS X version


macOS 10.14.3 (18D42)



** Seems to be more of a macOS bug: I have a Google account (with "contacts" DISABLED) on my Mac but macOS still seems to download/sync this to an "AddressBook-v22.abcddb" file in the background, and the data is getting indexed and returned in Alfred—which causes duplicate results to be displayed.



Edited by luckman212
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