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nigelm
04-23-2007, 05:27 AM
I'm using SpamSieve with Apple Mail. Mail is seen via IMAP (multiple servers).

My mail infrastructure has been built up over a number of years and does a substantial amount of server side filtering - in particular the vast majority of messages are stashed into folders on delivery rather than ever being put into INBOX.

Apple Mail (and hence SpamSieve) has problems with this when filtering - basically it does not appear to (most of the time) apply filters to stuff that is not in INBOX (unless you explicitly select messages and Apply Rules).

Is there a means to persuade Apple Mail to apply the rules to all newly seen email?


Nigel.

Michael Tsai
04-23-2007, 08:52 AM
Is there a means to persuade Apple Mail to apply the rules to all newly seen email?

You can select some messages and choose Message > Apply Rules, but I don’t think there’s a way to make Mail automatically apply its rules to messages that aren’t in the inbox.