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    Single rule for a single email

    Is there a way to apply a selected rule to only the current message? I would then be able to apply a category to a single rule in am IMAP inbox -- so I would want to be able, on the selected e-mail. Clear any category and then pick the right one(s).

    I can do this with rules, but I cannot figure how to have a single rule work on a single e-mail.

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    If you make the rule execute first and have a "Stop Processing" in it that rule will be the only one executed.

    Can you make one or more quick steps that will do what you want?

    Joe

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    Joe I do not believe I can, because categories can't be applied to IMAP messages, except, strangely, via rules. The category "picker" is greyed out for IMAP accounts, but a rule will still apply a category.

    Strange...

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    See if anything at [url=http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/outlook-categories-flags-and-imap-accounts/]Outlook Categories, Flags, and IMAP Accounts[\url] helps.

    Joe

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    The button (VB) code works! Down at the bottom, Diane has the code for a macro that, even with IMAP folders pops up the Category selection window and then applies the chosen category. Pretty much exactly what I need!

    Thanks Joe (and, of course, Diane!)

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    Great!! Glad you got what you needed. Thanks for posting back.

    Joe

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