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Re: How to search emails in Gnus?

From: prad
Subject: Re: How to search emails in Gnus?
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2012 12:51:45 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

Tassilo Horn <> writes:

>> How do you search for Mails at a specific date, e.g., 2012-03-04?  I
>> tried it with C-u G G, then DATE and "2012-03-04", but it didn't work.
> I assume you're searching an IMAP group.  In that case, you can use the
> IMAP SEARCH language directly.
>   C-u G G ON "17-Aug-2011" RET imap RET
>           ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> The underlined thingy is the actual search query.  ON <date> gives you
> all messages registered at the imap server at that date.
i can't seem to get this to work always see this message:
Couldn't request group: Search produced empty results.

it doesn't matter what i put into the query.

i'll keep trying some of the commands show in the IMAP4 Keyword Index.
i'm probably doing something illegible with the language.

in friendship,

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