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I know this tutorial:

But when I use the TO: operator (, I get also emails where is used for CC or BCC.

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The will return all messages sent to, including those where is CCed (or BCCed in case you send the e-mail, since you can see the BCC).

Use instead. (the 'not' function is represented by a minus -)

Parenthesis are only required when you want to search for two or more email addresses for that operator, i.e., TO:( OR

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The parenthesis are only required when there are more than on email address for the operator. – Rubén Jun 2 at 14:57

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