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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How to allow Dropbox to auto-update by adding an exception to ESET firewall?

I am using ESET Smart Security v5.2.9.1 and Dropbox at Windows 7 x64. The problem that I am facing is that every time Dropbox wants to auto-update, it downloads an updater file that has different ...
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Outlook 2007: Is There an Event That Fires If a Rule Is Being Enabled or Disabled

I have written a bunch of macros that allow me to enable or disable a specific Outlook rule (i.e., delayed sending of messages) via a toolbar button. They also change the button's appearance to show ...
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How do I create a rule in Outlook for handling emails which are not sent using the senders domain

I subscribe to a few newsletters which are obviously using a third party service like MailChimp or Campaign Monitor to send their mails and I cannot find a way to create a rule that moves the ...
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Excel 2010 Custom Formula / Conditional Formatting to highlight data that is greater than Twice the Value of Original Cell

I am trying to figure out how to indicate cells that are greater than twice the value when compared to a specific cell. For example, a value of .1 compared to .18 would be OK but .1 compared to .2 ...
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Outlook Rule “delete it” Created on Multiple Computers

I'm a system administrator at a small university with about 150 full time staff. In the past week, I've had two clients report that they're not getting any emails. On examination, we find that they ...
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When writing an iptables save file by hand, how does one calculate the packet-counter and byte-counter values?

I am attempting to write a 22MB iptables rule-set file, the very kind that is generated with the iptables-save command, except endlessly long. Understandably, this takes a prohibitive amount of time. ...
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Automatically delete older duplicate emails in Outlook

Say I receive a bunch of status updates about remote servers in my mailbox, several dozen emails every day. How do I set up a rule that deletes the oldest IDENTICAL (header and body) email from my ...
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How to have Outlook automatically assign existing categories when they appear in incoming mails?

I created some mail categories identical to keywords that appear in related emails and would like to have the categories applied automatically to them. Surely I could manually create filters for each ...
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Outlook - rule to operate on exact email address

I'm trying to create a filter that moves all email from an email address like "supportGroup@mycompany.com" to a "support mail" folder. The problem is that in Outlook "supportGroup" is actually an ...
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Add an exception to a Thunderbird filter?

In Outlook, I can have a rule that says something like: If Subject = "ABC" Move message to folder "XYZ" Except if my name is in the To: or CC: box I get a ton of automated emails that are sent to a ...
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Outlook rules not working together

I have multiple Outlook (2010) rules and these 2 are having issues together: Rule 1: Apply this rule after the message arrives with blahname in the sender's address and move it to the BlahBox ...
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How to limit bandwidth after a threshold is reached [Mikrotik]?

My router is Mikrotik RB951G-2HnD and I would like it to limit the connection speed to a particular website once some amount of traffic between the user and the website has passed. The website ip ...
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Outlook 2007 client rule to MOVE (not copy) a mail after sending to a specific folder

I'm using Microsoft Outlook 2007 and I want to create a rule that moves each sent e-mail to the folder "inbox" so that I have a view of all incoming and sent mails together and can file them where ...
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udev rule to make certain ports always correspond to certain devices

Basically my problem is that I am on a server which constantly switches around hdd's. What I want to achieve is have having devices tied to the physical ports on the hardware. like /dev/sda is port 0 ...
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I want to attach multiple email addresses to a single inbox and then filter the emails that are received into folders

As the title says, I want to create one inbox in Exchange 2010 and then attach a bunch (7-9) email addresses to it. Then I want to automatically filter the messages by recipient address and move them ...
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Make an outlook rule for appointment invitations

Is it possible to make an outlook rule that moves any calendar appointments I receive to a certain folder?
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udev rules exclude device

is it possible to use udev rules to excluce a single device from the rule? for instance if I have 5 harddisk plugged in and I want to create custom names for all harddisk except for a single one? is ...
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Easy way to auto bcc all outgoing mail to my gmail account from lotus notes

Currently I have rules that send incoming email to my gmail account but now I want to have my own sent mail copied to my gmail account. My problem is that my lotus note account is space limited and ...
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If the sender is not in any of my address books, move the email to the Junk folder

My Outlook 2010 account has a number of address books, but unfortunately, no single address book has all my contacts. So, I'm trying to create a rule (or combination of rules) that simply says, "if ...
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how to set Outlook rule to check if you are the only one on the TO: line

How to set an Outlook rule to find emails where you are the ONLY one on the TO: line. There are rule options for determining if email was sent ONLY to you, but I need to identify where my email ...
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How can I create a rule to move meeting requests to another calendar as they are received?

I am using Outlook 2010 with Exchange 2003. When meeting requests are received, Exchange automatically adds them individual calendars as "tentative". This is what we would expect. Is there a way I ...
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Awesome Window Manager - Rule assigning programs to tags

I have a set of tags 'main', 'www', and 3: -- {{{ Tags tags = { names = {"main", "www", 3}, for s = 1, screen.count() do tags[s] = awful.tag(tags.names, s, tags.layout) end } -- ...
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Rule for changing a word to a set color in Microsoft Word

Is it possible to set a rule up so a certain word, such as elephant always gets highlighted in a certain color in Microsoft Word? To put it into context elephant is a business name (hypothetical), I ...
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delete email unless it contains specific words in the email/subject rule setup Outlook 2013

I am a part of a distribution list that can get thousands of emails a day, I need to create a rule that deletes these emails unless they contain specific words in the subject/email body. Is this ...
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Is it possible to set up rule in Outlook 2010 based on message class?

I recieve all the undeliverable reports for mailings sent from my company. Moving and cataloguing them can take a while, and it would be handy if I could create a rule that did that for me. The most ...
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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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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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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 ...