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I want to filter messages from a specific IMAP folder to be moved to Local Folders.

Message Filters seems only able to filter by headers/size/attachments/status, not folder.

Is there a way to automatically move all messages delivered to a specific folder (regardless of headers/attachments/content) into Local Folders?

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The Filter Subfolders will give you what you want. How are the emails getting into the IMAP folder in the first place - via a gmail rule?

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The IMAP server has its own delivery rules. –  Unsigned Nov 21 '11 at 23:20
    
Is it under your control, if so, you could add a X- message header to the email as it gets sorted, and then use the in-built filters. –  Paul Nov 21 '11 at 23:26
    
Unfortunately no, the server is administered by a 3rd party. –  Unsigned Nov 21 '11 at 23:45
    
The Add-On is not supported by current versions of Thunderbird anymore. –  Twilite Dec 7 '13 at 9:52

There must be some header in the message that identifies the account and/or server.

If you do not see that header in the filter creation, you could maybe use mailnews.customHeaders in Thunderbird settings as described here :

String : List of custom headers. Except for the last entry each ends with ':' and the list is seperated using spaces. For example: X-Spam-hits: Body: Reply-To

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The FiltaQuilla Add-On offers that functionality.

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