Applying Rules

When the sender's e-mail address alone is not enough to identify the messages, you can define the rule in more detail.

For example, to collect messages on a specic topic:

  1. Click Tools, Rules Wizard and press the New button to create a rule.
  2. Pick Move messages based on content.
  3. Click the Specific Words text link and enter the search words or phases eg John Smith
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  4. Set the target folder by clicking on the link Specified folder.
  5. Run this rule now to apply to the current inbox, and turn on the rule for future mail.