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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 allow a certain domain or URL to bypass Brave Shield on a specific website, when it's embedded there?

I want to make a custom filter rule for Brave Shield and according to this help page, "Brave is broadly compatible with uBlock Origin's filter rule syntax." along with a link to the ...
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Synology DSM 7.2 cannot add iptables LOG rule

When trying to add a LOG rule to iptables on Synology DSM 7.2 the following error is thrown: iptables: No chain/target/match by that name. Verified that LOG module is loaded, rule is valid, chain is ...
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How to setup outlook rules for blog emails eg wordpress.com

Using Outlook 365 and wanting to setup separate rules for wordpress.com blogs. ie Blog A [email protected], Blog B [email protected] Can setup the rules as follows but not working. ...
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Can you specify a named-range based on a rule in Excel?

For instance, I have a dataset that has many named ranges in it, but I find that the range gets out of sync when I add rows below it. If a column a row (for instance, id) starts with a specific number ...
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Editing rules in Outlook 365

I have a list of 30 rules to sort incoming mail on my POP3 and IMAP accounts, and move them into relevant folders (or permanently delete the known spammers). Such a large set of rules didn't happen ...
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Spamassassin Header Rules Will Not Hit (Amivis-New)

I'm using Postfix, amavis-new, and spamassassin, on an Ubunutu 22.04 install with a configuration that mostly works just fine. I want to boost the spam score for certain X-Mailer headers. But, some ...
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Is there a faster way to move Outlook 365 rules than the up/down arrows?

We use Outlook 365 for our company email. I have over 100 rules defined to filter messages from service providers to various folders. And in many cases the order of the rules is important. I have a ...
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Highlight Incoming Mails That Were Forwarded to Me in Outlook

I am facing with a stupid issue on my part: whenever I receive a message, I always stop at the (lengthy) signature of the sender, and never check whether there is anything after it. This is especially ...
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Ruled emails in Outlook still trigger alert when replied to from an email chain

At my company, I receive emails from multiple office locations. I have successfully filtered out emails from another states office via Rules in Outlook. I accomplished this by using the states ...
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Is it possible to create an Outlook rule to send all messages to junk if a certain header is missing?

We have a spam filter that adds a header that indicates that the message has gone through the filter. In the Outlook client, is it possible to create a rule that sends all email to the junk folder if ...
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Outlook rules with both pop and exchange accounts on multiple computers don't work

Have an issue with Outlook rules when I have both an exchange account and pop account on the same computer. The exchange rules work fine all the time, this is about pop rules. Exchange automatically ...
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How do I set a rule that moves emails sent to a distribution group I'm part of over to a folder?

How do I go about setting this up? I've tried setting a To condition and then typing the distribution list address but it didn't work. I'm guessing it's because To is for emails I've sent?
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Outlook email rule, Search table in body then move to folder

I want to create an outlook rule were it checks the body of the email which has a table in it. It needs to check the top two cells of a 2 column table. As long as those match a specific text then move ...
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(udev rules) Unable to detect bluethooth connection for Magic Mouse

I have this event when the device gets connected but the rule never matches: $udevadm monitor -u -p ... UDEV [2452.171028] add /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1e.0/dw-apb-uart.0/serial0/serial0-0/...
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Rule for combination of email adresses

Currently trying to set-up some rules to manage email more efficiently. In this case I'd like to move emails automatically whenever they are sent to a specific set of collegues I'm in a seperate ...
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Show exchange disclaimer in new mail preview

I'm trying to unify all company's signatures using exchange disclaimer rule, but users are upset because they can't see their signatures before sending the mail. So my question is can i show the ...
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Outlook 365 - Filter messages based on sender's group membership

I would like to be able to filter incoming messages based on if the sender is part of a common DL with me. If this is not possible, I would also be willing to specify which DLs to check the sender ...
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Stopping Excel Conditional Formatting rules changing between tabs

So I have set up a worksheet for my job and it is spread out between 3 different excel tabs. I created a number of different Conditional Formatting Rules to set up all the sheets in the same way to ...
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Where are Windows 7 Firewall custom rules stored?

First of all, I know about the existing answers to the question. They mentioned three places in the system registry: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\WindowsFirewall ...\SYSTEM\...
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In Outlook how could I make a rule that would block the .co TLD but not .co.uk or .com

If you add a rule to block senders address which contains ".co" Outlook will also block .co.uk & .com This, I imagine, is because there is no way to specify 'end of string' to Outlook ...
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Outlook Rules: Specific Domain not working

I am attempting to create a rule in the Outlook 365 App (Not OWA) to move all internal company emails from the inbox to an internal folder. I have attempted the rules settings as follows: Apply this ...
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Outlook rule for messages for while I am the only name in the "To:" box

Similar to this question I'd like to filter my messages based on how prominently they feature me in the address list. I often get important messages that look like this: To: <me> Cc: <one or ...
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Outlook rule move all mails to another e-mail account

Is there a way to move all e-mails to another e-mail account (both accounts are added in Outlook 2016) older than a specifik date? Thanks!
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Automatically Marking Delivery Receipts as Read In Outlook

How does one mark delivery receipts as read automatically, specifically? I have attempted to create a rule marking any email with the word "Delivered:" as read. However it hasn't worked so ...
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Outlook rule - filter messages NOT from @domain.com

I had this question and was not able to find an answer. If there is a better place/forum to put it please let me know. I wanted to filter all messages that do not come from my companies domain. I.e. ...
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Powershell win 10 Firewall rule returns error since today 2021-07-21

Since today 2021-07-21 my temp rule activated via powershell seems don't work anymore i receive the following error: PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> New-NetFirewallRule -DisplayName "Block Outbound ...
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Combining/overriding 'time-span' rule and 'move-to' rule in Outlook

I already have 2 rules that move all emails from a 'x' and 'z' sender to an 'xyz stuff' subfolder with "stop processing rules" set for them. Now I created another rule that moves all emails ...
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Outlook - Create rule or macro that runs when I flag an email - move to a "Flagged" folder and mark as unread

I'm trying to figure out if there is a way to create a rule or run a macro to accomplish the following: Ideally, this rule would run when I click the flag icon on an email It would move that item to ...
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How can I search/filter for calendar invites in OWA?

I want to make an inbox rule in Outlook on the web to categorize meeting invites/updates/cancellations, but can't find the search or rule syntax. The Microsoft rules documentation doesn't have any ...
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Why do I get connected to TOR nodes that I excluded in TORRC?

I'm testing the TOR browser bundle and I keep getting connected to exit nodes in countries that I've explicitly excluded in my torrc: StrictNodes 1 ExcludeExitNodes {ad},{ar},{au},{at},{bs},{by},{be},...
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Outlook Rules for moving incoming emails sent to a specific BCC Distribution List

I am part of many Distribution Lists (DLs), and I have distinct rules for them. Those rules work fine when the DL is in To or Cc. However, in certain circumstances, Senders put the DL in BCC, and some ...
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Outlook rule to delete emails older than stipulated number of days

While setting mail rules, I want to be able to set them and forget them. But, I have an issue with one particular rule where I am using a before datespan rule. I have Before: ticked and specified a ...
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Rule for emails that are replies to emails I sent (MS Outlook)

I would like to make an alert that triggers when someone replies to an email I sent. Obviously, I can get most replies just searching for titles starting with "RE:". It would also miss ...
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When attempting to select an Outlook rule to run, no rules appear

I'm trying to select a rule to run in Outlook 2013. From the ribbon, I select "Rules", then click the "Run Rules Now..." button under the "E-mail Rules" tab and no rules ...
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Outlook marks sent emails as not read when applying a move rule

I have a customer with multiple imap and pop email accounts but he wants to have all the sent messages collected in a single folder. So I decided to deactivate the "save sent emails" in ...
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Outlook sorting rule based on "buried" email header info?

My employer has a contract with an anti-spam educational company. This company (let's call them spam4u) sends multiple fake "spam" and "phishing" emails each week to test whether I ...
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How do I set up an exception to an Exchange mail flow rule for "trusted" senders?

I've recently set up a new mail flow rule in our Exchange (365) admin center to prepend a "warning" banner to the body of e-mail messages received from external senders. I've defined it like ...
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Moving all emails directed to me and another distro from one specific person

I am part of distribution email and I want to move all the emails from my manager being sent to me or the distribution email. Can this be done?
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Outlook 2016 Way to set rules to run on a subfolder

I have a rules set up that move emails with a certain criteria from the inbox into a sud-folder called "Evening" is it then possible to set a rule that moves email from the folder "Evening" folder ...
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Can a rule in Outlook kick off a macro?

Is it possible to kick off a macro from a set of rules. For example: I have a rule that moves all emails not in my contacts to an 'Unknown' folder. I would then like to execute a macro that clears ...
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Outlook 2013 "sender is in ... Address Book" rule breaks all subsequent rules

Using Outlook 2013 desktop app in Windows 10 with an Exchange server. I'm trying to create rules that sort emails into folders based, among other things, on the sender. Once upon a time I put lists of ...
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Is it possible to cover only UDEV events with udev rules?

When I look at the output of udevadm monitor for an USB device, there are KERNEL and UDEV events. Can I only address the UDEV events with a udev rule? $ udevadm monitor | grep "mouse" KERNEL[122....
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Which criteria to set when creating a rule in Outlook 365 to move all signed or encrypted emails from the Inbox folder to another folder

I'm looking to create a Rule in Outlook 365 that will automatically move any signed or encrypted emails received in my primary Inbox folder to another folder (Inbox-Enc is the destination folder that ...
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Rules mismatch between Outlook and Exchange

Each time I open the Rule Wizard (Rules and Alerts) in Outlook 365 I get the following alert: What I tried: I first tried clicking "Server" as advised, but the alert appears again when opening Rule ...
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Excel - Make a rule to force a three numbers display, "null" replaced by 0

I want to make a rule into a numeric column in Excel. I have like 800 cells in that column. Each are numeroted from 1 to 800. My goal is to have a rule that make this change : from --1 / --2 / -12 ...
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MS Outlook email rules

I am trying to create a rule which moves emails with words in the subject line. If I create the rule with single criteria the rule woks just fine, but if I create a rule with multiple criteria, i.e. ...
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Rule to manage Replies to a calendar invitation?

In Outlook, is there any possibility to move the answers of an invitation to a folder ? I mean move the calendar answers and NOT move the simple messages with the same title. Thanks.
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Outlook 2016 Rules upgrade

I am running outlook 2016, when I open the rules options, there is an "Upgrade Now" button, with the text. We recommend that you upgrade your rules for better performance, unless you also use ...
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OWA Rule for Alias Account

I get a ton of marketing emails sent to my work email, so I created an alias account with the goal of filtering all email sent to the primary account to some random folder, and all email to the alias ...
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Microsoft Outlook rule to **detect** missing daily email

I work in production support and daily I get an email stating that all is OK. If I don't get the email then maybe there is an issue with my SMTP server or my application not sending emails. Opening ...
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