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 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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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 automatically move outlook emails to a file folder outside of outlook?

I have Outlook 2013. Is there a rule or automatic way to move emails from outlook inbox or directories to a file folder on my computer or onto a server? I tried archiving but it only creates a pst ...
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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 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 ...
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Automatic reply on email alias (only) for Office 365 user account

We have a new company that has their own email domain that has joined our company and has started using our email standards and domain (basically a merger). There is about 9 staff that would like an ...
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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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Limit postfix e-mail-address to only receive from one domain, discard everything else

we have a new copying machine in our office, and it is capable of fax per mail and print per mail. what i want to do is to configure postfix in a way that our copier is capable of sending anywhere (so ...
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Outlook 2010 Rule for Messages To/From *@company.com

Is it possible to set up a rule to copy all e-mails sent to or from a particular domain into a folder? The conversation view does not seem to pick up some sent items when I simply do this for items ...
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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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How to have Outlook automatically assign the categories of a replied to mail to the response?

As this question noted, Outlook 2007 unfortunately removes categories from replies, thus requiring me to (re)categorize replies (to replies). Now while one could setup filters to some extend, I wonder ...
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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 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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How to determine which rule is causing outlook to move an email?

Outlook is moving some emails to a folder of mine that it should not be. I'm guessing the reason for this is a logic error in one of the rules I made, but I don't want to go through all of my rules to ...
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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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Howto set udev rule to disable intel_pstate turbo on linux?

I m looking to make a udev rule that will basically do: echo 1 > /sys/devices/system/cpu/intel_pstate/no_turbo In order to disable the turbo, how can I do it ? I've never made udev rule and I am ...
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How to forward message contents as attachment (txt/csv) via a server side rule?

I have some data that frequently comes in as plain text in emails and I want to get it sent to a shared folder on my Box.com account. Changing how the emails come in is very much to be avoided. ...
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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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Auto-forwarding Meeting planners as invites not attachments

All, I have setup a rule where for any message I get that is a of type "meeting invitation or update" to forward it to another email address (SharePoint Calendar). However, rather than it being ...
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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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Blocking shift+delete for certain groups from Outlook 7

I am using outlook 7 now, and i want to disable delete options for certain groups as its very important and sumtime we delete. do we have any rule or option for blocking shift+delete or delete for ...
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Outlook 2010 rule based on attachment contents

I know I can search messages based on attachment contents using attachment:foo in the instant search box. How can I create a rule based on this same condition (e.g., if the message attachment contents ...
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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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How to filter out mails which are sent to specific maillist via CC in Outlook?

Here is a problem. My team is used to sent mails to a common maillist for all discussion types. Sometimes it is a question for all, in this case the maillist is in the TO field, sometimes it is sent ...
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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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Block Youtube HD content on home network

I have a DSL connection that terminates into a "beetel 450tc2" Modem/Router. I have 2 laptops (Mac Book Pro and Windows 8) and about 5-6 Phones/Tabs connecting to this network over WiFi. My problem ...
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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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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 ...