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I can't find a particular message in my mails using Apple Mail on Mac OS X Lion. It connects to my mail server by IMAP.

  1. I select my inbox (the one I want to search)

  2. On the top right corner I have a search field.

  3. I start typing the string I want to find.

It displays no records found, but I'm absolutely sure that this email exists. I've found it on my webmail interface.

If I restrict my search to "Subject", I can find some of those messages containing that string in the subject. If I switch to "Entire Message", that same message can no longer be found.

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It would be nice to show a real-life example with screenshots. –  slhck Dec 19 '11 at 19:11
What's your search term(s)? –  Daniel Beck Dec 19 '11 at 19:20

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