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: 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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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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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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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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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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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 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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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New Rules in Mail Not working - OSX Mavericks

I've added a new couple of RULES in Mail and they seem to not be working. Old rules are, but the two new ones aren't. I checked every rule I have to ensure that there is no accidental duplication of ...
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outlook rule to query all emails in all threads one person has participated in

Is there a way to set up a rule in outlook to do this? If John send/replied a thread, all emails in this thread should be moved to one specified folder.
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SQL Server and Windows 2008 Firewall rules

I have SQL Server Express 2008 installed on a Windows 2008 R2 box. There is a 3rd party application which needs to access SQL Server over the network. For some reason, the app is unable to do this, ...
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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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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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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 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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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 ...