Java Desktop System Email and Calendar User Guide

To Perform an Advanced Search

Perform the following steps:

  1. Display the folder that contains the messages that you want to search.

  2. Choose Search -> Advanced. Alternatively, select Advanced from the drop-down list in the searchbar.

  3. Use the If group box in the Advanced Search dialog to create criteria for the search. To create criteria, perform the following steps:

    1. From the first drop-down list, select the message component in which to search. For example, select Message Body to search the text in the body of the message.

    2. From the second drop-down list, select the relationship between the message component and the search text. For example, to search for messages whose body includes the search text, select contains from the second drop-down list.

    3. In the text box, type the search text. This text is not case sensitive.

    4. To add more criteria, click on the Add button. To remove a criterion, click on the Remove button beside the criterion.

  4. Select the appropriate option from the Execute actions drop-down list. Select one of the following options:

    • if any criteria are met: Select this option if you want the search to return matches where any of the specified criteria are met.

    • if all criteria are met: Select this option if you want the search to return only matches where all of the specified criteria are met.

  5. Click OK to perform the advanced search. The messages that match are displayed in the message list.

    Alternatively, to save the search, type a name for the search in the Rule name text box, then click Save. Choose Search -> search-name to perform the search.

    To clear the advanced search criteria and display all the messages in the folder, choose Search -> Clear.