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    Theoretically/... (Outlook 2007)

    If you received some 800+ emails a day, and of these some 200+ (different senders) had to be segregated and saved (to "Special Emails" for instance), do you think it would be faster to set up a rule for each sender, or one rule for the "type" with all the senders in to "From" of the rule?

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    Re: Theoretically/... (Outlook 2007)

    I wouldn't fancy either, but then I hope I'll never receive 800+ e-mails per day. But I think I'd go for the latter option. Create a distribution list that contains the 200+ "special" senders, and create a rule that moves e-mails from this list to a folder. Surely that is less work than creating 200+ individual rules.

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    Re: Theoretically/... (Outlook 2007)

    OK, thanks Hans.

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    Re: Theoretically/... (Outlook 2007)

    Hans:

    But how the heck do I make a distribution list from people I *receive* mail from, since they aren't in the Contacts list?

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    Re: Theoretically/... (Outlook 2007)

    Add them to your contacts list?

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    Re: Theoretically/... (Outlook 2007)

    You're a hard guy to make happy, know that?

    If I'm gong to have to go through and add all the names as contacts, mightn't I just as well just add them directly to the rule in the "From"?

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    Re: Theoretically/... (Outlook 2007)

    OK, do that then!

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    Re: Theoretically/... (Outlook 2007)

    Use code to add them to Contacts - search this Forum.
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    Re: Theoretically/... (Outlook 2007)

    Sorry...

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    Re: Theoretically/... (Outlook 2007)

    Thanks John, I'll take a look.

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    Re: Theoretically/... (Outlook 2007)

    Try <!post=here,618,285>here<!/post>.
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    Re: Theoretically/... (Outlook 2007)

    Thanks John.

    I'll give it a sho0t.

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    Re: Theoretically/... (Outlook 2007)

    You may want to check out Special Function Automatic Messaging Processing Tools and Automatic Messaging Processing Tools. Be sure to read closely as many of these are Exchange oriented and some are fairly old. Be sure to check the vendor site for Outlook 2007 support.

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    Re: Theoretically/... (Outlook 2007)

    Thanks Joe.

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