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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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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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 RULES - How to use “OR” boolean

It seems that Microsoft Outlook 2010 can only use the "AND" boolean when setting RULES. I find that very disturbing since even the lower end Windows Live Mail can use "OR". Am I missing something? I'm ...
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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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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 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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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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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 “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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Outlook: apply rules to current message?

KMail has a really useful feature: you can define a series of rules which are only run when you press a keyboard shortcut, and then only on the highlighted messages. This allows me to read a message ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Outlook 2010 Rules on an IMAP Account

I have an IMAP account set up in Outlook 2010. This account receives notices from scheduled tasks. It receives a LOT of messages. I want to filter the messages that contain error reports into a new ...
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IP Tables won't save the rule

I'm using ArchLinux and I have an IP tables rule that I know works (from my other server), and it's in /etc/iptables/iptables.rules, it's the only rule set in that directory. I run, /etc/rc.d/...
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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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automatic reply rule within Outlook

My plan is to add a automatic reply to all incoming emails for a exchange mailbox. I created a rule that would check all incoming and created the template reply. Created it so it would match a ...
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Outlook 2007: Categorize incoming mails by sender

Is there a simple way to assign email senders into categories so that all mails are grouped in the same way? For example I want all mails from my friends go into the "Friends" group, all Mails from ...
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Force Outlook 2003 to run a server side rule on the client

I have the following rule in Outlook which moves all emails involving meetings into a different folder within the Inbox. Apply this rule after the message arrives uses the 'Tentative Meeting Response'...
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BlackBerry wiping the side-effects of Outlook 2007 rules?

I've just upgraded from Outlook 2003 to Outlook 2007 and I have a number of (client-side) rules that categorize and flag emails based on who they've come from (particular senders, or whether I'm in ...
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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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Diagnosing problem on outlook 2010

I actually want to set my company's outlook (only way I can log into my company email) to forward every single message, sent or received, to my personal account automatically. I can do it manually, ...
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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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Is there an Outlook rule I can apply to a folder to forward all mail dropped into it?

We've got a folder in a mailbox on Outlook '07 and I want to set something up so that when an email gets manually dropped into that folder, outlook automatically forwards it to a specific email ...
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Can you create Outlook 2010 rules based on content or formatting?

This is not a critical issue, but it's something I'd like to accomplish. I'm also not sure that rules are the way to go, but I'm looking for something fully automated. I have a correspondent who ...
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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 auto responder rule not working (Error)

In Outlook 2010 on Windows 7 I've created a template to use as an auto responder and I set a rule to respond using the template if my name is in the "to line". Upon receiving any message the rule ...