Rules specify automatic actions to be performed when a new item is created. For example when a new email arrives in an inbox in an email program such as Microsoft Outlook. Rules can also be used for similar purposes in other types of program.

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Outlook rule is not honoring an exception

I have an Outlook rule configured for a user so that when they a send a message it will CC two of their staff members. There is an exception to prevent copying the message if it is sent to a specific ...
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Is there any way I can more easily run Outlook rules?

I get a ton of automated mail at work and have about 40 filters ("rules") in Outlook ("Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010, version 14"). Among these, about half of them are on by default, and ...
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How can I create an Outlook 2010 Rule to use the AND boolean on Subject keywords

I'm using Outlook 2010 and I can only add a Rules query that uses the OR boolean operator on a Subject line match. I want to use an AND boolean operator but cannot work out how to achieve this. My ...
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Reject meeting invitation when already busy

I want to set up a rule that will decline all meeting invitations if I already have a meeting at that particular time slot. I'd prefer to add a custom message to the declination but that's a nice to ...
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Outlook 2010 - Forward as attachment, with signature

I've set up a rule for mails with specific subject to be forwarded as attachment. This works fine. However I want to have a standard signature/text in the mail with the attached file. The normal ...
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How to replace text in the body of an incoming message with a hyperlink in Outlook 2010?

Does anyone know of a way or a program that will read a received email and recognize a static format of text (in my case it will be "#" followed by 6 integers), and make that a hyperlink to a webpage? ...
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UFW rules for specific host / dynamic dns

How can I setup UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall) to add rules for specific hosts? Eg. I want to allow SSH only from yourpc.no-ip.org?
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can you create a rule in outlook to move all emails that were sent to ANY distribution list that you are in

i want a folder with all emails that come to me because i am in distribution list. I see how i can do this individually (1 rule for each specific list) but i wanted to see if i can do this in one ...
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Outlook 2010 rule to forward from alias emails moved from Exchange account to local account

I have two email addresses, my exchange email (me@company.com) and an Alias account (me-team@company.com). I have about 40 emails sent to my Exchange that I have a rule/script set up for to forward ...
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Outlook 2007 Server Side rules only apply to new emails, not old emails. How do I change this?

When I create a client side rule in Outlook, I can click "Run Rules Now", and it will apply my rules (which move mail from the inbox into subfolders) to all past mail items. However, this button ...
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Email rules on the email client vs on the server [closed]

I recently switched to Windows Live Mail and I found out that it doesn't support adding rules for IMAP accounts. Without talking about how absurd this is (especially because WLM does support rules ...
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Outlook: A Script rule how to move a email to a specific folder and copy the headline into the new folder.

I have a query about how to move my suppliers quotes into a specific folder and automatically create a folder with the specific enquiry number. So the first step is to create the rule and the folder ...
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How to force the Outlook rule to be server-side?

Using Outlook 2010 with a corporate Exchange Server. The rule I want to create is this: After rule arrives from Blah@blah.com and with Passed in the subject Move it to the SuccessBuilds ...
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Apple Mail dosen't execute rule

I want Apple Mail to mark all spam mails as read when they come in fomr IMAP. My provider marks them already with *****SPAM**** in the subject. Therefore I created this rule (Sorry for the german ...
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Outlook (on Exchange) rules - how can I use the OR operator?

In my organization I'm a member of many distribution lists, I have a rule for each DL/ML such that each message is delivered to a subfolder for that DL, however it's important that any messages sent ...
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What is the best way to restrict network access for one machine on a home LAN?

As an example, I have 3 computers on a home network: Machine A Machine B Machine C What I would like to do is isolate "Machine C", so that it cannot communicate with "A" or "B" and vice versa. It ...
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Move Items per rule after they are one day old

I'm not even sure if this is possible with Outlook's current rule set but I thought I'd ask. I'd like emails that meet certain characteristics to automatically be moved from my inbox after they are a ...
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Schedule/cron MS Outlook to run rules

I have a ton of rules configured for my MS Outlook account. However, I'd like to create a "Cleanup Rule" that deletes messages in various folders. I'd like this rule to run every day at a certain ...
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Awesome Window Manager - Open Chromium Developer Tools on Different Screen Than Chromium

I have three screens. One is for URxvt and VIM, another is for Chromium, Firefox, and Opera, and the third is for Chromium's Developer Tools. Below are the rules I've created in my rc.lua in an ...
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Outlook: Is it possible to warn me before I'm sending an email to the number of recipients?

Is there a way to prevent me from sending out emails to greater than a certain number of people? I don't want to accidentally reply all or send to a wrong distribution list. I was wondering if it ...
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Is a website banner asking for permission to store cookies required? [closed]

I see many websites put banners on top of their website telling you they want to store cookies on your machine. I don't understand why they would do this, is it a law? I read on wikipedea that the ...
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Setting rules for outlook

I have a question regarding multiple rules in outlook. I have a folder inside my inbox named RHS Group. What my intention is, is to have it so that if the word rhsgroup is in the "To" or the "Cc" ...
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Outlook rule action “move to folder” stops processing other rules?

I'm trying to apply some actions first, then other actions with the following rules. So, somewhat like pipeline of rules in order not to repeat the same steps for each rule. Trivial example: rule 1: ...
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Make Outlook run rules on non-inbox folders automatically

I currently have my Outlook setup with Gmail. I have a couple of rules that I have defined which run on different folders (lables) in my account. I have filters already setup in GMail which will make ...
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Outlook “Mark as Read” Rule Not Working After Migrating to New User Account

I had several rules set up in Outlook, all worked fine, but I just recently switched to a new user account on the same machine and ever since then, my rules have not been working 100%. Most of my ...
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When moving email messages to other folders using an Outlook 2007 rule, I lose the messages in Gmail [closed]

I use Gmail IMAP with Outlook 2007. I created new folders under "inbox" in Outlook 2007 and set a rule for some of the incoming messages: when an email message arrives from a particular email ...
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Is there a way to set up a rule in Outlook 2010 based on more than one header?

I'm trying to setup a rule in Outlook 2010 that examines the headers of a message. The problem is that it seems I can only create a condition for the rule based on whether a message's header ...
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outlook 2010 rules selectivly not processing.

I had a set of rules that worked great for our old crm, recreated the rules for our new crm and they dont work for squat. If we use a single rule to clump all messages from the crm system to a pst ...
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Outlook 2007: How can I auto delete older versions of a message

I receive autonomous messages via email that provide me a dashboard view of the status of various systems in my company. I want to have outlook automatically move the newest status message to a ...
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How do I remove or revise a rule that I created?

How do I revise or remove a rule in Outlook that I created?
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How to automatically move mail into appropriate folders - Outlook for Mac 2011

Is there anyway to have emails automatically placed into folders where the original email resides? Situation: I sort my emails into various folders based on clients. However, when a new email comes ...
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How to auto/schedule archive email in outlook that meets certain criteria?

I want to archive/delete (on a schedule, so not just a one off thing) all email that meets a certain criteria, in specific: Older than 1 year Where my name is not in the To or Cc box Not sent to ...
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Outlook 2010 - can't see rule list in “Rules and Alert” window & rules don't work at all

Excuse me if my images annoy you, my English is bad, so I prefer using image to show my problem. I've create 2 rules with name "PQA" (as evidence in my images below), but I can't see it in "Rules and ...
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Outlook 2010 message “The rule has a condition that the server cannot process” - how to fix?

I've just upgraded to Windows 7 & Office 2010 (from XP & Office 2007), and needed to edit a few of my Rules in Outlook. However, when I click OK to close the Rules and Alerts window I get the ...
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Outlook 2010 Rule is performing only the move action, and skipping all others

The rule is triggered by my being a CC and specific text in the Subject. It appears the rule executes all actions ONLY one the most recent message with the same From:, To:, CC: and Subject. Is ...
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Can I configure auto-sorting rules in Outlook 2007/2010?

I want to set up an Outlook rule that automatically sorts mail into an appropriate folder based on the contents of the subject line: So I get emails with case numbers (CSSxxxxxx) in the subject line. ...
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How can I link some device (given by its device ID) with an specific firmware in linux?

Imagine I have a new device which it's not working on Linux. I get its device ID with lsusb: Bus 001 Device 003: ID1164:7efdYUAN High-Tech Development Co., Ltd Imagine I know that this device will ...
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Rule to move all mails from the users of a Distribution List to a Folder

We are using Outlook 2007, and I wanted to create a rule that would move all the emails coming from any of the users that are a part of a specific Distribution List to a specific folder. I have tried ...
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Displaying rulers on screen (for PDF element alignment checks)

I am looking for a Windows software that displays vertical lines / rules on the screen, so I can browse through a PDF file and see if all elements are on the same vertical position. I don't know if ...
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Outlook 2010 Message Rules for Sending

quite an interesting one regarding message rules... I have some users who want to use message rules to filter an email before it's sent and then depending on which email addresses have been included ...
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Outlook automatic reply that retains body text of the incoming message

I'm able to create a rule that replies to incoming emails with a template. That works as designed, however I would like for the reply to quote the original incoming email just like it would appear if ...
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Automatically Assign Category for Invitations Where I am Optional

I would like to configure Outlook 2010 such that when I receive an invitation for a meeting/event where I am listed as optional that a specific category is automatically assigned. Is this possible? ...
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How to setup rule to move deleted items to folder outside Outlook 2010?

I have a question identical to the one below, however I cannot use the answer given. I don't know if I should continue in the existing thread, or create a new question. I hope I chose correctly. ...
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Set Page Color to No Color when Forwarding or Replying in Outlook 2010

Is it possible to automatically clear out the page color of a message in Outlook 2010 when replying or forwarding an email?
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Need a rule that searches for * in Excel

I need a simple rule that checks if a cell contains the char *. If i put * in the rule, it matches the entire string so i figured * is a wildcard. Is it possible to make it search for the char ? I ...
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Can I make an Outlook 2010 rule that's triggered after an email is moved or copied to some other non-inbox folder?

I'd like to make a rule such that if an email is moved or copied into Folder1 (where Folder1 is not the Inbox) the action is triggered. For example, if I move an email into Folder1 I might want it to ...
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How To Filter On Bcc Info

I've created a rule that checks for messages sent to a distribution list, but I'm finding that the rules is missing messages in a thread where the sender moves the DL address to BCC. Basically, I want ...
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How to create a rule to automatically tentatively accept and send an email response to meetings scheduled outside of working hours?

In Outlook, there is the option for 'Working hours'. I set mine as M-F 9AM-5PM. When people in my organization are scheduling a meeting, they get a notification that it is outside of my working hours, ...
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Outlook 2010, command line options for exporting some settings

For Outlook 2010, are there command line options I can use to export safe senders and rules using a simple bat file? (There are 2 sets of rules. 1 set for an Exchange account and 1 set used for ...
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How put both sent messages and received messages in an archive folder in Mail.app?

I have an archive folder that contains all messages I ever received on my mail account. The mail account is not a Gmail account. One thing I love about Gmail is that the threaded view not only shows ...