Introduction to Thunderbird Part 7: Message Filters

Saturday September 13th, 2003

Morten W. Petersen writes: "Kay Frode has created another article introducing new users to Thunderbird, which explains how to create and use message filters. It follows the first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth articles, which received great reviews and lots of helpful feedback up on our website. Any comments? Thanks."

#5 Filters

by zzxc

Monday September 15th, 2003 7:51 PM

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There is one critical missing feature in message filters - working with "Received" headers. Most of the time, a message has multiple of these headers. However, it only filters on the **first** received header found, instead of filtering on all of them. This makes it very difficult to sort messages based on which server/e-mail address it was sent to. (the To: field is a lot of the time incorrect, especially for spam)