How to set up mail filters (Palm)Document ID: 2200HQ
You can set up the Eudora application to automatically organize your incoming messages using filters. Eudora supports the functionality of a single filter or a combination of various filters. Eudora can support over 1000 different filter combinations.
Filters can be used both via HotSynch® and network download.
Filters are mainly used for two things:
Getting Started with Filters
From the Eudora application on your Palm:
If you use shortcuts, use Command Stroke F
The Filters Window
From this window you can choose the type of filtering that is convenient for you.
If you plan to retrieve most of your mail on your Palm device, tap Retrieve all except skipped box. When checked, all messages are retrieved by the Palm except those you have filtered.
If you are planning to use filters to retrieve only a few messages, tap Retrieve only filtered. When you check this box, the only messages downloaded are those you have filtered.
You can change the Order of your filters by tapping a defined filter and tapping the up or down arrows. Filters are executed in the order listed unless "Skip Rest" is selected.
To Edit, Create or Delete filters, tap the respective button.
To Exit Filters, tap Done
Match & Conjunction Types
The Filter Configuration Window
After tapping the New button, Filter Configuration window pops up. In this screen there are several drop down lists for you to choose from. Use the top part of the screen to enter the Match Type and Conjunctions. The bottom of the screen is for Filter Actions.
Since the drop down menus do not have specific names, their descriptive names are used in the following steps.
Each filter can have one or two terms in its critera match. Each term consists of three things.
Link Match Type terms together to set up a more advanced filter. If a filter has two terms, they are connected with a conjunction that links the two terms and defines how they work together to filter a message.
After you enter the match criteria, setup the "Filter Actions". Choose the filter actions from the three drop down lists at the bottom of the Filter Configuration window. "None" is selected by default.
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