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6.5   Esoteric Preferences

You can set esoteric SpamSieve preferences by clicking the links on this page. Unlike with regular preferences, you must generally quit and re-launch SpamSieve in order for an esoteric preference to take effect.

AddStandardRules
Normally, SpamSieve will create its standard set of whitelist and blocklist rules if it detects that they are missing. You can also turn this feature off if you prefer to manage the rules yourself.
AppleMailLaunchSpamSieveSooner
Normally, the Apple Mail plug-in will launch SpamSieve when Mail launches so that it’s ready to filter new messages as soon as they’re downloaded. You can also set it to only launch SpamSieve when it actually starts filtering messages.
AppleMailPlugInSetIsJunk
Normally, when SpamSieve classifies an incoming message as spam, it tells Apple Mail that the message is junk. This makes sure that Mail will not display remote images for that message, thus protecting you from Web bugs. You can also tell SpamSieve not to mark the messages as junk. This will speed up mail filtering (especially on Mac OS X 10.9), as it will reduce the amount of communication with the mail server.
AppleMailShowOpenWindow
When SpamSieve’s Dock icon is hidden, the Apple Mail plug-in normally adds a SpamSieve - Open Window command to Mail’s Message menu so that SpamSieve’s commands are still accessible. If the plug-in is not able to detect that the Dock icon is hidden, you can force it to show the Open Window command or revert back to auto-detection.
AppleMailTrainGoodClearFlags
Normally, when you train a message as good in Apple Mail, SpamSieve preserves any colored flags. If you are using a rule (such as Example 3 in Spam Message Colors in Apple Mail) to set flags according to spamminess, you can also set SpamSieve to clear the flags when training a message as good.
AppleMailTrainGoodGUIScripting and AppleMailTrainSpamGUIScripting
Please see the Faster Apple Mail Training section of the manual.
MJTUpdaterDeleteDiskImage
Normally, the Software Update… feature will clean up after itself after downloading a new version. You can also set it to leave the disk image file in your Downloads folder.
ParseImages
Normally, SpamSieve analyzes the contents of attached images and PDF files to help detect whether a message is spammy. You can turn off this feature if you find that corrupt files are confusing Mac OS X’s imaging subsystems and leading to crashes.
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