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Email Filters in Netscape Communicator
Creating message filters
helps you to manage your incoming email from the course list. By creating
separate folders for your workshop email, you'll be able to separate
messages from your class from your regular mail, and avoid a cluttered
- Launch Netscape Communicator.
- Select Edit | Message Filters...from
the Communicator menu.
- Click the New... button to bring
up Filter Rules dialog box.
- Click in the Filter name: box and
replace the word, untitled, with a filter name of your choice,
such as Workshop Email.
- Change the default choice, Match any
of the following, to Match all of the following.
- The next row is especially important as
it contains the options to build your filter. Change the first line so
that it reads, "When the TO LINE of the message
CONTAINS." In the box, enter the email address for your
class's group mailing list. (Example: ClassName@coffeehouseforwriters.com.)
- The next drop-down menu contains a list
that contains handling options for email that matches your filter
rules. Select the Move to folder option to. You must create a
folder by clicking the New Folder... button found on the right
edge of the dialog box. The filtered email will then be placed in the
- The Delete option will cause
email that matches your rule to be directly deposited in your Trash
folder. Make certain you have selected Move to folder and not Delete,
or you will lose your workshop email!