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 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 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 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 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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Outlook 2013 rules- create a rule according to a text inside parentheses in the subject

I would like to create a rule which moves to another folder all the messages I recieve whom subjects starts with a certain string inside parentheses. For example: Subject : "[bird] this is important" ...
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Outlook 2010 Delay Sending Rule

I'm trying to figure out if I'm able to set up two rules for delaying the sending of messages from Outlook. We have one set up for some of our users that delays the sending by 2 minutes, if the mail ...
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Outlook: Rule for a specific email address in CC

I am using Outlook 2010 in my office. I have one business inbox and several shared inboxes. For my own inbox I use many rules. One of them applies gray text color on mails which are sent to me in CC. ...
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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 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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Is there a rule to join lines based on a rule notepad++

I have a notepad++ file containing tens of thousands of lines. Each entry in my import program must have each field separated by a delimiter. When bringing the information over into notepad++ I have ...
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Outlook 2007 Rule or Search Folder to move/see all messages from anyone who's a member of a specified distribution list?

Not messages from the distribution list itself, but from anyone who's a member of the list? Specifically a server side list, not one I maintain in my own contacts. I'm currently starting an email to ...
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How do I make email replies go to the same folder as the email from earlier in the same conversation?

Microsoft Outlook lets you set rules to sort incoming mail into the appropriate folder. Sometimes I get an email that the rules do not or can not sort, so I put it in the appropriate folder manually. ...
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Creating a Rule in outlook for time period

There seems to be a few posts on this but none of the answers seem to work for us. We're running outlook 2016. We're getting an incredible influx of spam hitting our inboxes. The thing is these ...
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Filter on specific subject but only unique / first instance

I have an Outlook rule that is triggered by any incoming emails with the word "crisis" in the subject. The problem is that it is triggered by any corresponding replies in our ticketing system (...
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Is there any rule/way to automatically create folder on the basis of date in outlook?

Let me elaborate the title. Suppose today is 11-23-2015(EST Standards MM-DD-YYYY). First mail comes and then automatically a folder will be created with name 11-23-2015 and all mail will be stored in ...
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Outlook alerts user when an email contains certain words before sending email

I would like to be alerted before I send an email if the email I am composing contains a certain phrase. Example: Hi (Client Name), I would like to be alerted if I forgot to change "(Client Name)". ...
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Flag email that you already replied to

I would like to highlights email in my inbox that I have read and already replied to. Is there a way to use rules for this? Thanks so much! Vince
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Move selected e-mail to rule-defined folder on demand in Outlook

I would like to configure Microsoft Outlook (2010 or newer) with a set of criteria and destination folders, such as "mail from person A has a destination of folder B". I would then like to press a ...
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How to change the time when applying rules of outlook 2013

I'm looking for a way to change the time when applying my rules of outlook 2013. For example, i want to move mails to a folder when i change categorize of mail.But when i edit the rule, outlook ...
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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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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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automatically move email from inbox to folder after certain time

I have over 50 rules which automatically move incoming email (in both gmail and hotmail) when they arrive into folders. But the problem I have found is now I have to go through each folder to see if ...
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What are These Outbound Network Rules

I Have a few odd looking network outbound rules for my computer they are Name Group Application Package f5.vpn.client f5.vpn.client ...
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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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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 redirect rule ignoring exceptions

I've created an out rule as follows: Apply rule after message arrives Sent to 'My address' redirect to 'Redirect Address' and move it to 'new folder' except if from 'specific ...
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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 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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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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In Outlook 2013, how can I automatically change the sender based on the recipients?

I work for company abc.com who gives me one email address. We have a client xyz.com who gives me a second email address. I must only send emails to abc from abc. I must only send emails to xyz from ...
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Outlook “sent mail” rules - only 1 firing - RESOLVED

I am using Outlook 2013. For various reasons I use 3 separate accounts for email, one from outlook.com and 2 from gmail.com. However, I want the emails I compose for the outlook.com account to be ...
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Can I check for multiple file extensions in one rsync filter rules file per line?

I have a working rsync script, which recursively traverses our directory structure and loads one .publish file per directory. Each file contains a list of files to be publish. Publish means to copy ...
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In Outlook 2013, is it possible to create a rule that forwards mail WITH an added message?

I am trying to create rules to auto-distribute invoices to approvers based on a routing number in the subject line. I've figured out how to accomplish this part with no problem, but here's the rub - ...
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Outlook to find internal emails

How can I set up a rule to find emails sent internally. A particular message is internal ONLY if there are NO recipients in either the TO or CC fields that are outside of the company. This rule for ...
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Adding a rule with “specific header” in outlook 2015 mac

I am upgrading from outlook 2011 to 2015 on a mac, with el Capitan. There doesn't appear to be any way to move all of my rules, so I'm re-generating them. I only have 5-10, so it's not a big deal. ...
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linux mint 17: udevd and borked desktop?

A recent installation/upgrade of development libraries seems to have badly affected the Cinnamon desktop. This message has strarted to appear in the logs: ~ $ dmesg | grep socket: [ 4.709220] ...
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IIS URL Rewrite subfolder WWW as root except others

I have inherited a folder structure where all the web files (static html) are inside WWW sub-folder, and the CSS, JS files are in the root folder. Server is IIS 7 with URL Rewrite module installed. ...
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Windows 10: want to force a specific website to be opened only by one of two active internet connections

I have a PC with Windows 10 with two active wifi internet lines with two network adapters. one is wifi adapter and one is LAN adapter. I want to force all pages and files from a specific website (not ...
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Rules does not show mail as read

I have a rule that moves certain emails to a folder. I go into folder and read them but it does not change the mail icons to an open envelope. Any one know why it doesn't?
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How do I run a rule when I reply to a message?

I want Outlook 2011 to automatically add a category to messages I reply to, when I reply to them. Is this possible? I tried making a rule that runs on message replies, but I only saw these: And I ...
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Alert on sending email with Outlook 365

I've been asked to set up an alert whenever our staff try to send emails to a certain domain, and we're using Outlook 2013/365. I'm just wondering if anyone knows if this is possible and how to do it? ...
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Filter Outlook messages with blank Cc fields

I am trying to create a rule in Outlook that will filter any email that does not have anything filled out in the CC field. If this occurs, I want Outlook to send a customized message back to the ...
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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 ...