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The tags hierarchy are only used as a way to visually cluster them, but they are separate, and if you search on a parent tag, you won't get the contacts that are tagged with a child tag. Perhaps … unexpected for you, but some organisations are using it with the parent tag being a kind of "unspecified/other", for instance having a parent tag "media" and children tags "TV", "blog", "newspaper": if …
answered Apr 23 '18 by Xavier
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You should use the custom search "Include / Exclude Search" that does exactly what you want civicrm/contact/search/custom?csid=4&reset=1 on my install, likely the same custom search id on your instal …
answered Oct 12 '15 by Xavier
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you don't need) Otherwise, yes, it should work with the name of the tag instead of the id, but given that tags are one of the few entities that don't have an internal name that only the dev can change, I'd rather rely on the id rather than on the visible name that your users can alter …
answered Feb 19 '16 by Xavier