[MlMt] Search for anything in the headers

Niels Kobschätzki niels at kobschaetzki.net
Sun May 16 04:06:48 EDT 2021

On 14 May 2021, at 16:32, Benny Kjær Nielsen wrote:

> On 12 May 2021, at 7:16, Niels Kobschätzki wrote:
>> I had yesterday the need to search for a certain entry in a 
>> spam-report (which is in the headers), so that I have some mails that 
>> triggered the rule to figure something out about it. Is there any way 
>> to do this? I found only things like “common headers”. Any ideas 
>> how I can achieve that?
> No, there's actually no way to search all headers. The best you can do 
> is probably to use a Terminal window to “grep" all the message 
> files, but this naturally has its limitations (encodings, encryption, 
> ...):
> 	~/Library/Application Support/MailMate/Messages/
> If you do locate a file this way then you can use `open` to show it 
> within MailMate.

Thanks - why didn’t I have this idea myself? *facepalm*


Niels *who uses grep all the time*
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