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How to tell WHICH metadata field contains the text filtered for

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If I use a filter to find photos in which "Any Searchable Field" starts with, say, "2020," how can I see all of the metadata fields that match this condition?

A brute force method might be to choose "All possible items" from the dropdown menu in the metadata panel and search manually. Is there a better way, either natively in LrC or via a plugin?
 
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You can't really. OK, export all the data with ListView or LrTransporter and examine it in Excel or some other software. Not quick.
 
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...or use the free Show Catalog Metadata plugin to display all of the metadata for an individual photo. Copy its output (several hundred lines) into a text editor and search for 2020:
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