Searching for email addresses

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Searching for email addresses

You can search for text that follows the syntax for a valid email addresses using the mail(…) syntax. This makes it possible to search for a specific email addresses regardless of the alphabet settings for the @ character (normally a reserved character) and the period (.) character.

Search request

Meaning

mail(sales@onecorp.com)

Email must include the address “sales@onecorp.com.”

mail(t*@onecorp.com)

Email must include any email account beginning with “t” at onecorp.com.

mail(*@onecorp.com)

Any email account at onecorp.com.

There are certain fields like "sender" and "recipient" and "CC" that can be searched using keywords. This search finds all emails to or from "onecorp.com" email addresses:

(sender contains (mail(*@onecorp.com))) OR (recipient contains (mail(*@onecorp.com))) OR (CC contains (mail(*@onecorp.com)))