Re: [Evolution] Applying filters automatically.
- From: Pete Biggs <pete biggs org uk>
- To: evolution-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Evolution] Applying filters automatically.
- Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2008 18:03:49 +0000
Remember 'New' != 'Unread' - if something else (like a mail notifier or
another email app) is seeing the email before Evo, then it is no longer
'New'. This is an IMAP function and nothing to do with Evo - Evo just
asks the IMAP server "What's new?" and acts on the results.
I see you're using a gmail address - if you are downloading your email
from google using IMAP, then I can well imagine that something in the
google system is 'seeing' your email before you do.
On Fri, 2008-02-01 at 09:42 -0700, Steve Karmesin wrote:
OK, maybe I'm missing something obvious, but I think I'm following the
directions correctly and what I want still isn't happening. Maybe
someone here can point out the issue. I'm using Evolution 2.12.1 for
I get a bunch of mail that I want to process automatically. For
example, I get e-mails informing of every checkin to our SVN
repository, updates on our continuous integration process, and so on.
All of these I want to go to appropriate folders with zero action from
me. I don't even want to be told that I have mail when I get these
things. I do this routinely with other e-mail programs.
So, I set up filters to match on the appropriate conditions and send
them to the appropriate folders. I test the filters using ^Y and yes
they match the messages and does what I want to them. In the Account
Editor under Receiving options I check "Apply filters to new messages
And nothing happens. They still sit there, placidly filling up my
inbox and requiring me to type ^A^Y to make them go away.
Am I missing something here? What should I do to make the filters
trigger on new mail without user intervention?
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