To find text in the displayed message, select Edit ▸ Find in Message… from the main menu.
In the mail view, you can quickly search for messages by defining conditions.
Click on the search icon to expand the drop-down list.
Select the search condition from the list.
Advanced users can.
Select the scope from the drop-down list right to the text box.
For the Current Account scope, the term "account" refers to top-level nodes in the , like "On this computer" and remote mail accounts.
Enter the text you want to search for and press Enter.
Evolution displays the search results.
If you start directly from the fourth step, text will be searched in mail's subjects and addresses and scope will be "Current folder".
If you search for messages that are not in the same folder rather often you might want to create a search folder instead; seefor more detail.
If you want to set several search conditions, you should use an Advanced search, which is described below.
Select the Search ▸ Advanced Search menu to open the dialog box.
Click Add Condition to add any number of rules.
Select the condition from the dropdown list, and then type a search entry in the field.
Click OK to get the search results displayed.
To clear your search view and get back to the default view, click the Clear icon in the search string field, or choose Search ▸ Clear from the menubar. You can also press Shift+Ctrl+Q to clear the search.
If you search for something rather often, you will prefer not to type it many times. In this case you can use saved searches.
To save your search results, either click Save instead of OK in the Search dialog, or in case the search results are already displayed, select Search ▸ Save Search. From now on this search will be directly available from the Search menu.
Select Search ▸ Edit Saved Searches from the menu bar to open the window.
Click the Edit button to open the Edit Rule window.
Edit the title or search conditions from the dialog box.
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