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Re: How to search emails in Gnus?

From: Marius Hofert
Subject: Re: How to search emails in Gnus?
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2012 13:45:51 -0700 (PDT)
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On Tuesday, July 24, 2012 7:50:47 PM UTC+2, Tassilo Horn wrote:
> Marius Hofert <> writes:
> > I recently realized that I have (require 'nnir) in my ~/.gnus.el but 
> I
> > am missing some nnir-related functions.
> Basically, there's only one user-frontend function:
> gnus-group-make-nnir-group bound to `G G' in *Group*.
> > Do I have to download nnir.el and load it or should it come/be
> > installed with Gnus by default?
> It comes with Gnus.  You don't even need to configure anything for
> searching IMAP and Gmane groups.
> > 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.  For more IMAP
> search capabilities, have a look at the spec:
> Bye,
> Tassilo

Thanks a lot, Tassilo, this page is precisely what I was looking for.



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