Methods to include or exclude certain emails or messages from landing in your inbox or search results.

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How to effectively disable Symantec spam filtering

I get an alumni email through my school that I use, but they have spam filtering applied by Symantec that I don't want because I prefer my GMail filtering (to which my alumni email is going) instead. ...
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Google Sheets - Dynamic Filter View by URI

I am using Google Forms to acquire "per-X" feedback, and want to dynamically produce customised reports that are filtered based on the URI. What I am looking to achieve is a unique URI per X that ...
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How to filter out exact phrases in an email filter?

I'm getting a bunch of spam emails along the lines of "Iphone, Get our new loans", "Iphone, subscribe to magazine" from completely different senders every single time, but the title is always a ...
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Filter a range by both Row and Column criteria in Google Spreadsheets

I have a set of data that I want to filter by both the rows and columns. I want to create a function like FILTER(B4:L8, (B2:L2 = "Email")+(B2:L2 = "All"), A4:A8 = "Email") to filter the data in the ...
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How to filter everything in one column out of another

I have two columns. Column K has a bunch of values, Column L has some of these values. I want to filter everything that appears in Column L out of Column K. How would I do this?
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Google Mail Filter

In our office we have automated emails that are being sent to all of our inboxes to confirm orders made and to confirm text messages sent out to our users. We want a filter that automatically mark ...
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Filter/Query a column of names by an array of names [duplicate]

I have two columns of names in my spreadsheet. In column 1 I have a long list of names, in column 2 I only have 10 names. I want to filter column 1 in such a way that it will only display the names ...
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Filter retweets using the Twitter API

I'm doing a search tool using the twitter API to get tweets. However , I'm with a problem related to retweets , every search I do, more than half of the results are retweets . Is there a way for me to ...
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Can I have Google search results always filtered?

Is there a way to have Google search results always filtered? I am constantly clicking on "only show results from the past year" and I would like to make this default.
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How to make Gmail receive email only from one account? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to implement a white-list-based system in Gmail? I want to make my Gmail account filter out all incoming email, save for those from a particular address, so that ...
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How can I grab all email addresses associated with a “label” in Gmail? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received In Gmail, you can tag one or more emails with a Label: I know I can select the label to see the emails in question, ...
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Gmail custom filter shortcut

These days I'm getting so many spam emails, so I go to "filter message like this" -> From "sender's id" ->next step -> "Also apply filter to n conversations below" -> create filter. Above ...
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How can I remove spam filtering in Gmail? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the spam filter in Gmail? Is there any way disable the spam folder and let all my messages come to my inbox?
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Gmail: using filters to delete all messages that match [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I perform the same action on all results of a label/search in Gmail? In Gmail, I have a bunch of messages under a label that I want to delete (basically all the ...
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Is it possible to do a web search filtered for the user's comprehension level?

Do any of the major search engines support a filter to indicate the comprehension level of the user and thus to filter out content beyond their scope? So for example, if someone wanted to find results ...
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Is there a way to specify more precise site category in Google Search?

Is there a Google Search feature to show results from a very specific category? For example, show only results from software company websites, or social networking websites, etc. I am aware of a few ...
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Blocking stupid videos on YouTube

There are a lot of really stupid/trolly/fake videos on YouTube. I'd like to blacklist them forever when I see them, so I don't accidentally click on them in the future, and maybe block the uploader, ...
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Use same filter for several pipes on Yahoo! Pipes

In Yahoo! Pipes I want to use one master pipe that runs some filters for RSS feeds. These filters should then be used in individual pipes for RSS feeds I create. Example: Filter-Pipe: Filter out ...
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Performing calculations using filters within a GMail account

Is it possible to perform calculations using filters within a GMail account? I've been received receipts for various tickets, and I want to calculate the number of people who paid a certain amount of ...
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Google Reader statistics and filter [closed]

I have over 200 subscriptions in my Google Reader and I'm reading almost 300 RSS entries everyday. So my problem is to determine most powerful sources for me. So what I need to see is the statistics ...
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Reject an email addressed to too many recipients in Gmail

Is there anyway to reject an email that is addressed to more than 5 recipients and have it bounce back to the sender with gmail? This is a long shot. Essentially I just don’t like receiving these “hey ...
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Why indefinite loop is not working in Gmail forwarding?

I have created 2 new mail-id's, nullable1@gmail.com nullable2@gmail.com And I created a filter in both mail-ids, So as to forward the nullable2's incoming mail to nullable1 and vice versa. ...
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Gmail internal Mail Filters

I have a set of filters that auto add emails sent within a particular domain as 'internal' e.g. if me@example.com sends an email to boss@example.com, it is tagged internal The problem is, my filter ...
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Advanced Gmail filter criteria

I have a couple on-going conversation threads in Gmail with a number of different people. Is there a way to setup a filter so that it will add a label if the body of any new, unread email contains my ...
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How to filter messages in Hotmail?

I am forwarding my Hotmail account's email to my Gmail account, and it's working fine. Does anyone know to add filters like Gmail does? For example: like when it forward the email to any other ...
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Gmail filter criteria being ignored - always mark as important

My Gmail Priority Mailbox was working pretty good until about a week ago. I have a filter as per the following: Matches: from:(sample@network.net) subject:(Sample Subject) Do this: Apply label ...
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How do I search within an attachment in Gmail?

Gmail allows me to search using the operator as has:attachment *.txt How do I further filter this to search for a specific word in a file? E.g. to search for a PDF that contains the word ...
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How can I write a Gmail filter that matches on the number of email addresses in the “To” field?

I'm trying to figure out how I can write a filter for Gmail that will match on the number of email addresses in the "To" field (plan to do the same for the "Cc" field as well, so if it counts both, ...
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Filter messages with (no subject) in Gmail

Is there any workaround or way to filter or search for messages that have no subject line? I can see there is no way to filter messages when some field is "missing".
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Is there a way to filter messages into a certain folder in Yahoo! Mail?

Is there a way to filter messages into a certain folder in Yahoo! Mail (much similar to what is available in Gmail)?
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When connecting Twitter and Facebook, can posts be filtered?

I have both Facebook and Twitter accounts. I also use Linkedin. If I want a tweet to appear in my LinkedIn profile, I add the hashtag #in. Is there a way to do something similar with feeding ...
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Filtering Twitter feeds - removing @ posts from the feed

Is there a way to filter Twitter feeds so that I do not see the @replies of a given user? For example, I [generally] do not want to see the "@reply thanks"-type messages from companies to followers.
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Filter/hide online news that match criteria [closed]

I read the news through some of the most important online newspapers. I am tired of reading always some of the most boring (for me) news that include always the same words; "football", "crisis", ...
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Is there a way to filter tweets?

There is a certain young singer who I do not like but who is very popular on twitter. Is there some way I can block tweets (aka make them invisible) so I don't have to look at his name anymore, and ...
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Routing my mail server through Google Spam filters

I've been told in the past that Google had a free spam filter service. The service would allow me to point my MX records to Google, then they would forward all cleaned mail to my server. Is this ...
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Gmail: Filtering subjects with NOT(-)

I want to filter every message that is sent to a mailing list, except those that begin(or just contain) "Re:" In "Has the words" I've put. subject:(mailing-list) subject:(-re) However that will ...
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How do spam filters work? [closed]

Aside from using keywords, what other evidence is taken into consideration in the algorithm that detects whether an email sent is a spam email and not an legit one? Like if I sent an email to my ...
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Using formula (i.e. number calculation) in Gmail filter

I've been getting coupon offers from half a dozen of sites. Is it possible to use a formula like "If there is a number that is larger than 60, then remove". This means that all coupons which cost ...
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How can I filter Amazon.com results to exclude 3rd party merchants?

I'd like to search Amazon.com for products that Amazon sells without having to see all the third party merchants products. I've tried using some userscripts and some chrome extensions that claim to ...
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How do I write a combined advanced gmail filter?

I would like to create a filter in gmail as: to:@mycompany.com OR from:@mycompany.com However when I attempt to create or edit a filter I am given a form with individual fields and cannot find a ...
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Netflix filter / review downloads?

Is it possible to either filter or at least review netflix movie downloads based on criteria like movie rating, nudity, obscenity, violence, etc?
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Is it possible to create a Gmail filter that works on arbitrary headers?

(Not a dup: this very similar question really asks about the DeliveredTo header). Bugzilla provides a number of headers telling you why you received a mail, such as X-Bugzilla-Reason. How can I ...
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Programatically change subject line and forward mail - Google Apps

Gmail groups email with the same subject line into a conversation view (threaded). I've never had an issue with this functionality until I began using an online fax service (myfax). I can't label / ...
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Filter Facebook notifications?

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a greasemonkey script or something for Firefox which will either filter, or indicate my notifications in Facebook such that I can either: See only notifications for ...
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How do I look at just the reviews of the format I'm buying on Amazon

I just bought a Kindle, but when I look at reviews of a Kindle book I see reviews of the paperback and hardbacks. How do I filter the reviews so I just see the specific Kindle copy reviews? This ...
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How can I get a list of all people I have sent a given attachment to with gmail?

I wish to create a contact list of all people have I send an attachment to that contains the word “CV”, how do I do this?
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Why doesn't the Gmail “mute” button show up for me?

In Gmail, there's a nice feature where you can "mute" a thread so that new replies on it no longer get marked as new, so that you aren't bothered by them any more. (Supposedly. I've never actually ...
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How can I filter incoming email based on plus addressing in Gmail?

I currently have some basic filters in Gmail, but the other day I heard someone mention you could use a plus sign in your address to filter incoming email? Can someone elaborate?
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How can I filter out Facebook notification emails?

I'm trying to create a filter on my Facebook email so that notifications are labeled as one category, while other account-related messages are labeled something else. The problem is that they both ...
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Is there an application to summarise my twitter timeline [closed]

Is there a web application that exists that can scan my timeline for a given period (for example last weekend while I was away) and allow me to intelligently catch-up by showing only the tweets that ...