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Re: Thunderbird Not Running Filters on Incoming POP

V sre, 08.12.2004 ob 05:23 je Andrew Choens napisal(a):
> Cyber Source wrote:
> > Im using T-Bird with the same filter your mentioning and mine works 
> > fine. If your can manually run them but not automatically, make sure 
> > there is a check in the enabled column.
> >
> > James McKenzie wrote:
> >
> >> Andrew Choens wrote:
> >>
> >>> I really do want to use Thunderbird.  It has a kind of fun feel to 
> >>> it.  But, I have one problem that has to get cleared up first.  As 
> >>> everyone recieving this email knows, this is a high volume list.  I 
> >>> have a filter to move all of the incoming mail over to a folder 
> >>> called Fedora.  The filter works fine, when I manually run the 
> >>> filters, but it does NOT run when new mail is downloaded from my pop 
> >>> account.  I had this with the 0.8 installed from the CD's and I'm 
> >>> still experiencing it with the 0.9 rpm I downloaded from Fresh 
> >>> RPMS.  Out of curiousity, I downloaded a binary from mozilla, and 
> >>> got the same problem.  So, what's wrong with my set-up?  Why won't 
> >>> the filters run on the incoming mail?
> >>>
> >>> If I can resolve this, I'll switch to Thunderbird, otherwise I guess 
> >>> I'm stuck with Evolution.
> >>>
> >> Andrew:
> >>
> >> What are your qualifications for the filter?  Also, make sure that 
> >> the filter is enabled or it will not do anything.
> >>
> >
> After much searching on the internet, and reading Rich's post, I finally 
> found the solution, which has made me VERY happy.  I can use 
> Thunderbird.  It is however, a completely stupid set-up and I am 
> planning on filing a bug with the Thunderbird developers, if someone 
> hasn't beaten me to the punch.
> When you make a filter you can apply it to your "local folders" OR to an 
> account.  The default is to make it apply to "local folders".  But, not 
> all filters get auto-run this way.  To be sure your filter will be 
> automatically run, you have to assign it to an account.  This is fine, 
> but poorly documented.  I don't understand why they make the 
> distinction.  But, they do.

To make it automatically assign to ana ccount just right-click on the
headers in the message preview pane (To: address) and select make filter
and you want have these problems.


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