aerc-search - search and filter patterns and options for aerc(1)
search [-ruba] [-x <flag>] [-X <flag>] [-H Header: Value] [-f <from>] [-t <to>] [-c <cc>] [-d <start[,end]>] [<terms>...]
Searches the current folder for messages matching the given set of conditions.
Each space separated term of <terms>, if provided, is searched case-insensitively among subject lines unless -b or -a are provided.
-r: Search for read messages
-u: Search for unread messages
-x <flag>, -X <flag>: Restrict search to messages with or without <flag>
Use -x to search for messages with the flag set. Use -X to search for messages without the flag set.
Possible values are:
-H: Search in the headers of the messages, for a specific header
Syntax: Header: Value If the space between : and the value is ommited, aerc will not search for the Header.
-b: Search in the body of the messages
-a: Search in the entire text of the messages
-f <from>: Search for messages from <from>
-t <to>: Search for messages to <to>
-c <cc>: Search for messages cc’ed to <cc>
Search for messages within a particular date range defined as [start, end) where the dates are in the YYYY-MM-DD format.
Relative dates can be used to specify a date range. Spaces and underscores are allowed to improve readability:
Can also be abbreviate, so Monday..Tuesday can written as Mon..Tue and February..March as Feb..Mar.
<N> is a positive integer that represents the number of the time units in the past. Multiple relative terms can will be accumulated. The units can also be abbreviated by a single letter such that yesterday would correspond to 1d (equivalent to 1 day or 1_day) and 8 days ago would be either 1w1d or 8d.
You can use the full notmuch query language as described in notmuch-search-terms(7).
The query will only apply on top of the active folder query.
Example, jump to next unread:
Originally created by Drew DeVault <firstname.lastname@example.org> and maintained by Robin Jarry <email@example.com> who is assisted by other open source contributors. For more information about aerc development, see https://sr.ht/~rjarry/aerc/.