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For example, a smart mailbox which filters (from OR to a certain email address) AND in the inbox?

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migrated from Jun 10 '11 at 12:45

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You need to create two Smart Mailboxes. One that matches any of a selection of email addresses, and the other matching all of the conditions:

  • In mailbox Inbox
  • In mailbox "the other Smart Mailbox"

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I've since discovered that there is a better way. By using the "Spotlight" features you can create a single smart mailbox that filters both Mailbox and sender. Simply use the "from:" syntax with "OR", but note that you need to choose "Entire Message" not "Sender" for this syntax to work:

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