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 - 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 - 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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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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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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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 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: 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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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 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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...