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Not a direct solution to this problem, per se, but a workaround: the (very expensive) software FoxTrot Professional Search finds files within bundles like the one used by Papers 3. It's very flexible and powerful for searching document contents in its own right, too.
You could add "Jack Tan" to the VIP list (at least temporary): it is not a proper solution, but it could help you to locate the messages.
Unfortunately Apple has removed this in iOS7. Please also check out this thread about the issue you described. If you really need this function right away you have to check for 3rd party apps. Edit:Some people claim typing; from: will result in the search you like, but it does not work for me.
Your screen shot shows EDGE networking which is one of the slowest in terms of bandwidth and often also in latency. Presumably, the Google app can send just the characters you type to the search engine immediately and get just the results you need to see back. The web page has to redraw the entire page when results start to arrive, so if you are noticing a ...
Try DevonThink - it can index specific folders and supports advanced search operators too. AFAIK it builds its own search index, not relying on Spotlight. Search is pretty fast, and results are shown in DevonThink itself which supports most common file types including Word documents. DevonThink also comes in "Pro" editions which allow multiple databases. ...
As an alternative to Spotlight, you can index your PDFs in apps like DevonThink, iDocument or FingerPDF to search faster in your collection of PDFs.
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