I've looked in all the examples given in queries of mu4e email but couldn't find an option that returns all emails larger than a certain size (for example 10MB). I think this is relevant if one is trying to free some space from his mailbox. Thanks in advance

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You can specify a size range:




Note that the manual you linked to is for mu4e, and only presents a subset of all the possible mu queries you can use. The complete list is provided in the manpage for mu-query (or mu-find), which you can read from Emacs via M-x man <ENTER> mu-query.

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    I hope you don't mind I added a short note on where to find more information!
    – Tyler
    Commented Jul 22, 2019 at 16:02
  • FYI I'm the user24002. Your answer works well, although size:10M.. returns a error in process filter: mu4e-error-handler: Error 13: parse error in query, and in my system it is mu-find and not mu-query that gives me the manual full list.
    – Ajned
    Commented Jul 23, 2019 at 15:25
  • size:10M.. works as expected for me with Emacs 27.0.50 and mu 1.2.0
    – Tyler
    Commented Jul 23, 2019 at 16:32

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