Mimecast for Mac: Searching

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This article provides an overview of the features available when searching your archive using Mimecast for Mac.

 

Applies To

 

  • End users of Mimecast for Mac.
  • Where archiving is enabled as an account package.

 

Walkthrough

 

The Search functionality allows you to:

  • Perform searches.
  • Reply, reply all or forward emails from the search results.
  • Access your recent and saved searches.
  • View archived files and documents.
  • Save search criteria.
  • Sort search results according to the date, from, to, and subject.
  • Search in smart tags.

 

 

To use quick search:

  1. Select the Quick Search bar from the top right-hand corner of the application.
    Mac - Quick Search with Dropdown.png
  2. Complete the search criteria.
    Mac - Quick Search with Criteria.png
  3. Press Enter to perform search or refine your search using the options from drop down list.
    Mac - Quick Search - Refine.png

By default, searches have a date range of one year, and the subject, body and headers of the message are searched.

The search results are displayed in the message list. To preview a message select it from the list.

 

 

To use advanced search:

  1. Select the Advanced Search icon from the top right-hand corner of the application.
    Mac - Advanced Search Icon.png
  2. Complete the search criteria.
    Mac - Advanced Search.png
  3. Select Search.

The search results are displayed in the message list. To preview a message select it from the list.

 

Saving Searches

 

To save a search:

  1. Once a search has been competed it can be Saved by selecting the option from the top of the message list.
    Mac - Save Search.png
  2. Enter desired Search Name.
    Mac - Save Search as.png
  3. Select Save.

 

Saved searches will be listed in Saved Searches from the Search section of the left-hand menu. Once a search is saved it is removed from Recent Searches.

 

Refining Searches

 

To refine a search:

  1. Once a search has been competed it can be Refined by selecting the option from the top of the message list.
    Mac - Refine Search.png
  2. Refining a search will open the Advanced Search search criteria dialogue box.
    Mac - Refine search Criteria.png
  3. The search criteria can now be refined and the search re-run.

 

Recent Searches

 

To view your recent searches:

  1. Expand Recent Searches from the Search section of the left-hand menu.
    Mac - Recent Searches Menu.png
  2. Select a Recent Search to run it.
  3. Right click on a Recent Search to Refine, Save or Delete the search.

 

Saved Searches

 

To access your saved searches:

  1. Expand Saved Searches from the Search section of the left-hand menu.
    Mac - Saved Searches Menu.png
  2. Select a Saved Search to run it.
  3. Right click on a saved search to Edit, Rename or Delete the search.
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