"wim" <wimvm@newsgroup> wrote in message news:1p%%m.74161$ex7.21544@newsgroup
> I am having this problem : since a few days, I'm receiving the same spam
> mail by hundreds per day. In the subject header, it reads : "hi" (without
> the brackets). Since my spamfilter does not stop the mail and I am not able
> to construct and use a message rule (this is message seems to protect itself
> against that), the only thing I can do, is receive the mails and then filter
> them out, using the search function.
> But when I type in the search box for header : "hi", it returns not only the
> spam messages, but also all the messages that contain "hi" as part of a
> word, e.g. "highway".
> How can u use the search-function that this does not happen ?
At least you are getting words which start with those letters.
If you used the "Find Message" feature (Ctrl-Shift-F)
you would be getting words which contain hi not just start
with those letters. However, when you use that Find tool
you can filter by field and re-sort your results the same way
that Ron described.