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

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Creating Rules for Public Folders

You probably have at least one or two rules that run on your Outlook mailbox. You might move mail from a particular mailing list to a folder other than your Inbox or you might play a certain sound when your son emails you from school. You can create rules that run on public folders as well. Some examples of the types of rules you can create in a public folder are

  • Forward all messages posted to another email address

  • Delete message with specific text in the subject or message body

  • Move messages with attachments to a different folder

  • Reply to the sender of post or message with an acknowledgement of the submission

These are only a few of the types of rules you can create in a public folder. To configure rules in a public ...

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