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I wish to create a contact list of all people have I send an attachment to that contains the word “CV”, how do I do this?

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GMail does not search within the contents of your attachments.

You can use the has:attachment keyword in GMail search to find all messages that have attachments. If "CV" was in the email itself (subject, body) then you could do has:attachment cv.

You cannot create a contact list by selecting emails (manually or from search results). You have to go into your contacts, create a new group, and then add the contacts there.

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thanks, how do I then create a list of all the people I send the emails to? –  DoNotInstall Jul 17 '10 at 14:55
    
You can't sadly. See my edit. –  Rebecca Chernoff Jul 17 '10 at 15:47
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