[ubuntu-uk] thunderbird message filter rules

Simon Greenwood sfgreenwood at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 20:50:13 UTC 2012

On 9 March 2012 20:42, paul sutton <zleap at zleap.net> wrote:

> Hi
> Having made a set of rules for what thunderbird does with mail from
> different people (move to different folders)  this works fine on my
> desktop, if I want to reproduce the same set of rules on other computers
> I either have to do this manually (which means when i reinstall
> something i have to do it all over again).  There does not seem to be a
> save rules option in the dialog box that allows me to create the rules,
> so is there another way of
> a) saving these rules
> b) copy them to another computer
> as I am using imap then if I create a folder it does this on the server
> so that folder creation is sync'd so all i need is a way to copy the
> rules over.
> Any ideas,  if this is not possible how would i go about suggesting this
> to Mozilla and an idea for later versions.
There's an addon here:

Install it on both machines, exports filters as a text file.

Twitter: @sfgreenwood
"more of a stain than a globule"
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-uk/attachments/20120309/64114c83/attachment-0001.html>

More information about the ubuntu-uk mailing list