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The challenge is that Gmail uses "Labels" to attach to messages, and messages can have zero or more than one label, while IMAP puts messages in folders (Inbox, Trash, etc) and every message is in one, and only one folder. Thus, when Mail.app tells the Gmail server to delete a message from the Inbox the Gmail server can not relibely tell if it should just ...
Take a look at MailTags from http://indev.ca/MailTags.html - it'll show Gmail Labels in a separate column.
I don't know what is causing the error, but I can tell you where on the filesystem you can find your messages. Perhaps you can move them manually in Finder? The default location for mailboxes is: ~/Library/Mail/V2/ in Finder, choose Go To Folder from the GO menu or use the shortcut ⬆︎⌘G and paste that path into the dialog box. That folder should contain ...
Google uses Labels instead of folders, so in Apple's mail the messages with a given label will appear in a folder with that given labels name (assuming the Show in IMAP option is selected in Gmail's Labels setting for any given label). If this doesn't work for you you may want to try out http://mailplaneapp.com for your gmail/os x needs.
I can confirm that the IOS 8 Mail app (and on IOS 7) searches all IMAP mailboxes on all 5 of my mail accounts on different servers when I use the search box via the "All Mailboxes" list item in IOS Mail. It can take a little while sometimes but it always works for me. In Mavericks Mac Mail I leave the Inbox selected when I search otherwise it seems to ...
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