[ubuntu-uk] thunderbird message filter rules

Gordon Burgess-Parker gbplinux at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 19:52:53 UTC 2012

On 09/03/2012 20:42, paul sutton 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.
> Paul

Go into the Profile and copy the relevant .dat file for the email 
account....you can open it in a text editor just to check you have the 
right file.

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