[access-uk] Re: help with outlook express

Hi,

I have found that using the subject line for rules is not very consistent 
with these lists, even when I've made sure I have copied exactly the tag. I 
have found it more useful to select "where the to or cc field contains" and 
select the list address, but there's no harm in either approach. 
Occasionally, the odd message seems to get missed!

Cheers
Dave
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kevin Lloyd" <kevin.lloyd3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, January 14, 2007 10:39 AM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: help with outlook express


> Hi Gerald.
>
> Here's a few notes I've dug out on creating message rules that will
> hopefully get you started.  If you have any specific issues when creating
> your rules come back to the list.
> Using Message Rules to Sort Messages
>
> Sorting messages with message rules is a way of filtering
>
> messages you receive into the folders you would like them in
>
> according to certain predefined criteria instead of them always
>
> all going into your Inbox. For instance, you could specify that
>
> all messages from a given person, e-mail list or newsgroup are
>
> automatically deposited in a certain folder, or you could have
>
> particular messages automatically forwarded to on of your Address
>
> Book contacts, or you can arrange for certain messages to be
>
> automatically deleted as soon as they hit your Inbox. You can
>
> even ensure that persons who use the same e-mail account have
>
> their messages downloaded to their own personal folders. These
>
> rules can be applied to both e-mail and newsgroup messages.
>
> for how to achieve this, consider the below e-mail example:
>
> 1. Press ALT t (for Tools) and then R (for Message Rules).
>
> 2. You can ARROW through choices of "Mail", "News" and "Block
>
> Senders List". So press ENTER on "Mail".
>
> 3. A dialogue box opens for you to create a new mail rule. You
>
> will fall in the "Criteria" list which you can ARROW down to
>
> select the conditions you wish the incoming messages to match,
>
> e.g. "Where the From Line Contains People", "Where the Message
>
> Has an Attachment", etc. This is what you do when you create your
>
> first message rule; for subsequent rules you will have to TAB to
>
> "New" and press ENTER on that first. Note also that when you
>
> already have at least one rule defined, you can TAB through
>
> buttons to modify one of the rules, to copy it elsewhere and to
>
> remove any of the rules.
>
> 4. For this example (which uses a real life e-mail list and will
>
> work for you if you are subscribed to the Access-UK list), leave
>
> the focus on "Where the Subject Line Contains Specific Words" and
>
> press the SPACEBAR to select it. You could also press SPACEBAR
>
> on any number of the other eleven conditions in this list if you
>
> wanted to make the message rule tighter and even more specific,
>
> e.g. you could elect only to filter messages with a particular
>
> word in the "From:" line of your e-mails which also have an
>
> attachment with them.
>
> 5. Now TAB to the "Actions" list and select the "Move it to the
>
> Specified Folder" option by pressing the SPACEBAR on it.
>
> 6. TAB on once to the "Rule Description" area and ARROW down to
>
> "Move it to the Specified Folder" and press ENTER. It is at this
>
> point that your screenreader may not tell you exactly what is
>
> going on, so check things in mavigation/mouse mode if you are
>
> unsure.
>
> 7. The Outlook Express folders list will open and you can ARROW
>
> to "Local Folders" and then TAB to "New Folder" and press ENTER.
>
> 8. You will be asked for a "Folder Name" for the Access-uk" e-
>
> mails to go into, so make one up which is meaningful to you, e.g.
>
> type in "Access UK", TAB to "OK" and press ENTER. You can now
>
> ARROW up to the "Access UK" new sub-folder and leave focus on
>
> this. Then TAB to "OK" and press ENTER.
>
> 9. You will return to the "Rule Description" area and should be
>
> able to again ARROW to "Where the Subject Line Contains Specific
>
> Words" and press ENTER to open up an editfield. Then type the
>
> word or words in you want monitored which appear in the subject
>
> line of specific e-mails, e.g. "Access-UK" (no quotes) and TAB
>
> to "Add" and press ENTER. Then TAB to "OK" and press ENTER. The
>
> reason you may want to specify "Access-UK" is because this always
>
> appears in the subject line of e-mails sent from the Access UK
>
> mailing list.
>
> 10. Now ARROW to "Move it to the Specified (access-uk) Folder"
>
> and then TAB to "OK" and press ENTER to be able to place focus
>
> on the newly created sub-folder you want to have Outlook Express
>
> place these messages in. Focus is likely to already be on this
>
> sub-folder.
>
> 11. Now TAB to the "Name of the Rule" area and note that the new
>
> rule you have just created will be given a name like "New Mail
>
> Rule Number 1". You are in an editfield here and can either
>
> accept this name or type another in of your own preference, so
>
> type in a meaningful rule name of your own.
>
> 12. Lastly, TAB to "OK" and press ENTER to finish. You return to
>
> the "Mail Rules" property sheet and should then TAB to "OK" and
>
> press ENTER to complete the procedure.
>
> 13. Should you wish to either modify a rule or delete it you can
>
> do this by pressing ALT T, then R, followed by TABBING to the
>
> "Rules List" and placing focus on the rule you wish to modify or
>
> delete, then TAB to either "Modify" or "Remove" and press ENTER.
>
> Note: Message rules are not the easiest environment to work in,
>
> so if you fail to select/highlight any necessary options or do
>
> not complete the appropriate editfields as outlined above,
>
> Outlook Express will advise you of this and of what to do, so you
>
> can SHIFT TAB backwards and correct your mistakes or omissions.
>
>
> Kevin
> E-mail: kevin.lloyd3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Gerald Alner" <gerald.alner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, January 13, 2007 5:18 PM
> Subject: [access-uk] help with outlook express
>
>
>>I am trying to filter each of my email lists into a separate folder.
>>Please
>> can anyone help.
>> Gerald Alner
>> gerald.alner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>
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