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* On the menu bar, click 'Tools', then select 'Message Filters...'
 
* On the menu bar, click 'Tools', then select 'Message Filters...'
 
* A dialog box should appear. Click 'New...'
 
* A dialog box should appear. Click 'New...'
 
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* Enter the options you want. A straightforward configuration is to name the filter 'Freeculture.org Discuss', and below, enter these:
Enter the options you want. A straightforward configuration is to name the filter 'Freeculture.org Discuss', and below, enter these:
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* [[Image:Thunderbird config fcdiscuss.jpg]]
 
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* Below that, under 'Perform these actions', check 'Move to folder' and select the folder you want to send it to.
[[Image:Thunderbird config fcdiscuss.jpg]]
 
 
 
Below that, under 'Perform these actions', check 'Move to folder' and select the folder you want to send it to.
 
  
 
==[http://www.hotmail.com Hotmail]==
 
==[http://www.hotmail.com Hotmail]==
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* Sign in. Click options link, near the top right. Click the 'mail' tab on the left sidebar.
 
* Sign in. Click options link, near the top right. Click the 'mail' tab on the left sidebar.
 
* Click 'Custom Filters'. Click the 'New Filter' button. Enter the options you'd like--a screenshot of a basic configuration follows:
 
* Click 'Custom Filters'. Click the 'New Filter' button. Enter the options you'd like--a screenshot of a basic configuration follows:
 
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* [[Image:Discussion list config hotmail.png]]
[[Image:Discussion list config hotmail.png]]
 
  
 
==[http://mail.yahoo.com Yahoo! Mail]==
 
==[http://mail.yahoo.com Yahoo! Mail]==
  
 
* Sign in. Click 'Mail options', near the top right.
 
* Sign in. Click 'Mail options', near the top right.
Under the 'Spam' section, click 'Filters'. Click the 'Add' button. Enter the options you want. Here's the screenshot of a sample configuration:
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* Under the 'Spam' section, click 'Filters'. Click the 'Add' button. Enter the options you want. Here's the screenshot of a sample configuration:
 
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* [[Image:Discussion list config yahoo.png]]
[[Image:Discussion list config yahoo.png]]
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* More information at Yahoo.com: [http://help.yahoo.com/help/us/mail/manage/manage-06.html What are filters, and how can I set them up?]
  
 
''(PS. These instructions worked when they were written, but since software interfaces may change rapidly, feel free to update them, including overwriting the screenshots. Thanks!)''
 
''(PS. These instructions worked when they were written, but since software interfaces may change rapidly, feel free to update them, including overwriting the screenshots. Thanks!)''

Revision as of 01:21, 17 July 2004

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Managing Discussion Email

You usually don't want dicussion list emails getting in your inbox and distracting you. You can do this by setting your software to send messages containing '[freecult-discuss]' in a subject line to another folder. Here's how to set various email clients to filter the messages for you.

Mozilla_Thunderbird

  • On the menu bar, click 'Tools', then select 'Message Filters...'
  • A dialog box should appear. Click 'New...'
  • Enter the options you want. A straightforward configuration is to name the filter 'Freeculture.org Discuss', and below, enter these:
  • Thunderbird config fcdiscuss.jpg
  • Below that, under 'Perform these actions', check 'Move to folder' and select the folder you want to send it to.

Hotmail

  • Sign in. Click options link, near the top right. Click the 'mail' tab on the left sidebar.
  • Click 'Custom Filters'. Click the 'New Filter' button. Enter the options you'd like--a screenshot of a basic configuration follows:
  • Discussion list config hotmail.png

Yahoo! Mail

  • Sign in. Click 'Mail options', near the top right.
  • Under the 'Spam' section, click 'Filters'. Click the 'Add' button. Enter the options you want. Here's the screenshot of a sample configuration:
  • Discussion list config yahoo.png
  • More information at Yahoo.com: What are filters, and how can I set them up?

(PS. These instructions worked when they were written, but since software interfaces may change rapidly, feel free to update them, including overwriting the screenshots. Thanks!)