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Re: OT: filters

From: paul c <toledobythesea_at_oohay.ac>
Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2006 00:23:08 GMT
Message-ID: <M11lg.59009$Mn5.30760@pd7tw3no>


paul c wrote:
> first time i've been motivated to try this. just in case somebody else
> finds it saves them time, here's what i did:
>
> (i'm using mozilla thunderbird, a fairly recent version, to read this
> group.)
>
> 1. Click Tools->Message Filters. (A window pops up mentioning Filters:
> comp.databases.theory)
>
> 2. Click the button called "New" and another window pops up mentioning
> "Subject" and "contains".
>
> 3. In the drop-down list below, change "Subject" to "From" and beside
> the "contains" drop-down entry, enter "cimode" and click the OK button.
>
> (in the last step, it seems one can also choose to have such messages
> dumped in one's trash folder.)
>
> in the absence of a thunderbird option to eradicate messages that are in
> complete ignoramus mode, completely idiotic mode, completely insulting
> mode and suchlike, i'm hoping this will save me some time.
>
>
> p
>
> ps: i like deterministic words, so i can't go along with calling this a
> plonk file method, as plonk means something much more important to me,
> ala the Pomeroy's that Rumpole of the Bailey enjoyed so much.

hey! it seems to be working, i've saved half an hour already!

p Received on Sat Jun 17 2006 - 19:23:08 CDT

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