Questions tagged [rules]

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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In Outlook 2013 (Windows 8.1) on receiving RSS messages, how do I add a rule to execute a script?

In Microsoft Outlook 2013 under Windows 8.1 I have various rules which execute several VBA scripts. For this I have: Files → Options → Trust Center → Macrosettings → Activate all macros And also ...
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How to avoid replying to a mail when I'm in blind copy

I'm working with Microsoft Outlook 2016, and I just received a mail where I've been put in blind copy. This is quite dangerous because the people in the To and CC list should not be able to contact me,...
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Outlook Rules: Exact Subject Line Match

I'm trying to set up a rule in Outlook that will seek emails that contain an exact match in the subject line. For example, I would want this rule to apply only to emails with a subject line of "Hi ...
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Outlook Rules: Copy flagged item to sub-folder

A colleague had a rule in Outlook so that; when they flagged a message for follow-up it was copied to a sub-folder (called Follow-up) and when they removed the flag, the item was removed from the ...
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Create Discovery Rule for Zabbix Agent

I am trying to create a discovery rule to automate task of creating new items for temperature sensors. We have inbuilt key:sensor[device,sensor,. I had added sensor name manually key: sensor[coretemp-...
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“netsh advfirewall firewall delete rule name program” syntax not work

not work: netsh advfirewall firewall delete rule program="C\Program Files (x86)\utorrent\uTorrent.exe" not work: netsh advfirewall firewall delete rule name=program="C\Program Files (x86)\utorrent\...
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Outlook Rules - Two almost identical rules, one works the other does not

I'm going crazy. Company recently switched to Office365 and I had to redo some rules to be server-side as before they were client-side and I was having issues with my machine taking like an hour to ...
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Conditional formatting in Excel: Referencing entire table column [duplicate]

In Excel I am trying to apply conditional formatting to an entire table column (it should be automatically applied, when new rows are added into the table) However, the conditional formatting rules ...
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Is there a “to or from” email rule in Outlook?

It's annoying to have to create a rule to move all messages from certain people to a certain folder, and then create another to move all messages to those same people to that same folder. Has anyone ...
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Mark original email as complete when manually forwarded in Outlook 2007

On MS Outlook 2007 (12.0.6423.1000) SP2, and on Exchange Server 14.3.123.4002 in a corporate environment: I have many different projects. When an email comes in that doesn't trigger our automatic ...
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Creating specific rule in Outlook

We recently changed our company name so our email domain has changed. How do I set a rule to send a reply (Template message) to only people using my old email address? I don't want them to get it if ...
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Outlook rule issue

I have created a rule in Outlook for any email where the subject contains "17-4" to move to folder 17-4. The problem I'm facing is that any email where 17-4 appears in the subject line, it gets moved ...
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Issues with Outlook rule - sent to distribution list

I created a rule on my Microsoft Outlook 2007. The rule is simple: Apply this rule after the message arrives sent to "DISTRIBUTION_LIST_1" move it to the "FOLDER_1" folder This works fine when the ...
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How can I create an outlook rule to stop my outgoing email if I haven't selected the right From address for the associated recipient?

If a corporation has multiple support email addresses, depending on the customer, you want to ensure that you respond from the correct address. There is only one email account within the company. How ...
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Outlook Rule: Forward Meeting as iCalendar after Accepting

I'd like to forward an Outlook (2013) meeting invite as an iCalendar attachment (do not notify organizer) if I have Accepted or Tentatively accepted to that meeting. Is this possible? I have not been ...
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Cannot create specified Microsoft outlook 2016 rule

i have some big difficult with create rule. I want that some messages, that comes only to group, attention, only to group (when in TO field is this specified group and nothing else) and this group is ...
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How to use the “Except if Assigned To Category” Rule for any category

I have set up my inbox to automatically forward and categorize emails that come in to different departments. This all works fine for most repetitive emails. For example, any emails where someone has ...
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Single Mailbox with multiple addresses - how to create rule to sort into folder?

I have been tasked to try an alternative approach to mail-enabled public folders that are in use in our organization. I have created a shared mailbox that is targeted to collect emails sent to ...
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Prevent Calendar/Appointment Actions from triggering Auto Reply

We have an email account that we only use to send out notices and appointments from, we don't want people sending messages to that account so we have an out of office auto reply set up on the account. ...
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Outlook rule for body text exclude previous header

I hope nobody asked this before, because I could not find this anywhere about this in Google Search.I am trying to create a simple Outlook rule regarding "Except if the body contains ..." as below My ...
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iptables rulematch scenario

assume you have an iptables rule as follows : source A ------> source B accept source B ------> source A drop. i observe that : - a first tcp packet from A to B is accepted - reply packet from B is ...
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How do I underline each order via conditional formatting?

I'm export data from OSAS 7.6 into an Excel Spreadsheet, and I need a rule that will create a bottom border per record(Order No.)I know how to underline each row, but some orders require multiple rows,...
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How can i automate a rule that runs to 'run all rules' on inbox, after an imap move

How can i make a rule that runs all rules on inbox automatically preferably, or at least manually, after a bunch of new messages from another account were just pushed to it? I'll even do a batch into ...
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Outlook rule: move to specific folder if sender is in specific group

I have to create a rule in an Outlook 2013 with following condition: move an email from any user, which are in specific user group. For example if an user John is member of an group MoveMe then any ...
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How to delete a large block of emails in outlook 2016 / outlook 365

I have taken over from a colleague the monitoring of a large inbox hosted on outlook 365. the inbox has accumulated about 100,000 emails. mostly the messages are from two monitoring accounts that ...
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Export only a selected rule from Outlook

I have a couple of rules in my outlook. Recently I have added a rule that delays the outgoing messages by "x" minutes. I would like to share this rule with few of my colleagues who find this useful. ...
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Mail rule is not applied to certain messages

We are running an Exchange 2013 / Outlook 2016 (Office 365) environment. Some messages, system generated notifications, are not processed correctly by our mail rules. The rules are server-side rules ...
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Outlook Rules work Automatically but not manually in “Run Rules Now” dialog

I have created a ton of outlook rules since recently i've been added to a group which gets, in my opinion, spammed with emails like new stores opening, reports and emails about problems unrelated to ...
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Outlook rules moving wrong emails (but works properly when rules are manually applied)

I get a lot of automated system alerts each day. I wanted to declutter my inbox, so I setup a number of rules to automatically move these to a "notifications" folder. The rules are generally specified ...
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Why udev rules stop working after adding ATTRS{serial}?

I was trying to solve my problem looking at other threads such as Why My USB port fixing udev rules are not working and udev rules doesn't work with small number among other several posts ...
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Outlook Rules, “OR” Condition

Re-posting the question "Outlook Rules - How to use "OR" boolean?", as there is no accepted answer there, and it was Outlook 2010 specific. I'm using Outlook 2016 now, but still facing the ...
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Run Script every day in outlook

I'm not sure if this capability exists but I thought it'd be worth asking. I just started working at a company that uses outlook and I'm trying to set up a feature that I've been using in my gmail for ...
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Outlook rule for a specific period date

In my Outlook 2013, I am trying to manage my emails by creating sub-folders in my inbox. What I want to do is to divide my emails in four sub folders named as follow : (First Quarter, Second Quarter,...
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No matching rule when downloading

When I try to download project maelstrom from BitTorrent, it comes up with an error: no matching rule. I have tried to restart my browser and also restart my computer. What more can I do? I am using ...
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Outlook rule to filter emails unless there's an internal address in the “To:” line only

Using outlook 2010, I'd like to ensure that emails from certain internal senders go to a filtered folder, unless the "To:" field contains an internal email address. For example customer@theirdomain....
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Automate Rule Creation

Can a script/macro/rule that parses a subject line also create a new rule that moves any subsequent emails with the parsed string ,via "subject contains", to an existing folder? I'm essentially trying ...
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Rule From Address not in Address List

I'm trying to crate a mail filerting rule (Outlook 2010) which moves mail from a given sender into a given folder. My observation, though, is that I can only add senders which are in my address list. ...
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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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Using Chrome to create AdBlock/UBlock rules

I want to learn how to use Chrome devtools to create my own custom adblocking rules according to Ublock/Adblock syntax. Now before I do that I need to figure out how Chrome's dev tools work. Observe ...
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Without using Greasemonkey is there a way to surf Pintrest without the annoying login/sign-up pop-ups with Adblock/Ublock?

I just want to browse Pintrest, not create yet another umpteenth account just so I can browse. Is there a rule to remove the modal pop-ups in Pintrest in Adblock/Ublock without resorting to scripts ...
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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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Outlook Ignores Rule and Email goes to Junk

I've created a rule so that e-mails from aaa@example.com would go to AAA folder. But anyhow sometimes one or two of these emails goes to Junk. What should I do in order to prevent these to go 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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Outlook rules for Compound Distribution lists

I have a rule setup in place to move emails to a specific folder when they are sent to one Distribution List I'm part of, lets call it @Managers. This was working fine until someone decided to include ...
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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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Add Not condition in a mail rule using Outlook 2007

Background I get a lot of mails that have either of the following subjects: SUPPORT: ... SUPPORT: ... PROD Where ... is any number of project related indicators. What I would like I have a ...
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How can I type “Edit /etc/snort/snort.conf ” in Mac terminal?

Please help me with: Configuration: Copy the default configuration file from the package into the /etc/snort directory: cp ./etc/* /etc/snort/ Edit /etc/snort/snort.conf and make the ...
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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 (...