Thursday, May 29, 2008

Gmail search operators: OR, in:anywhere and others

Gmail's search operators are resemble those of Windows Desktop Search. I suppose we're heading towards some kind of convergence.

The interesting ones are:

  • to: (obvious)
  • has:attachment (more useful than one might think)
  • in:anywhere (when it might be in spam filter or trash)
  • after: and before: (dates are yyyy/mm/dd - my favorite date format!)
  • OR: yes, Google has introduced the Boolean OR. At long last ...

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