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Special Edition Using® Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2003 by Robert Cordingley, Charlie Russel

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Managing Rules

Older versions of Outlook (prior to Outlook 2002) saved rules in a separate file with the extension RWZ. Starting with Outlook 2002, rules were stored as hidden messages in the Outlook message store. If you use a Personal Folders file, rules are stored in that file. If you use Outlook as a client for Exchange Server, rules (even client-side rules) are stored on the server. However, you can still export and import rules to and from an RWZ file. To export a rule or set of rules, select Tools, Rules and Alerts to display the Rules and Alerts dialog box. Click Options to display Figure 27.15.

To export your rules to an RWZ file, click Export Rules. Choose a location and a name for your RWZ file and click Save. To import rules, select ...

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