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

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Gmail filter not from address conversation

I created a filter that matches all the automated messages sent from a service, marks them as read, archives them (skips the inbox), and adds an "Automated" label. This works great most of the time, ...
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Using Cards button to open new Window [closed]

I use a cards button to filter by date. It would be great that when you click a card, this will be opened in a new window. Otherwise you need to go again to open the cards overview and this means ...
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Creating a list of contacts from generated emails [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received I teach a class on using Mathematica, and in the first "lab", the students enter their email address, and these are ...
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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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Filter emails on command with Yahoo! Mail?

I know you can set filters for certain emails by right-clicking on them, clicking "filter emails like this", and filling out the form. But, that does nothing to existing emails. Is there a way for me ...
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Remove offensive images from the search results that I see [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I stop offensive images from appearing on Google Image Search? I have reported various offensive images from one specific website, but after a few weeks, most of the ...
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Filter new mail based on action performed on previous ones of the same conversation

I keep receiving emails sent to mailing lists which I subscribe, some of them are interested to me while other are not. So, I want to set up the filter which mark an email as unimportant when I mark ...
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Filtering archived messages in Gmail

I've done a lot of searching and experimenting with this and can't make it work. Basically I, like most, get a lot of email that isn't spam but isn't interesting. I read the first line preview and ...
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filter out certain posts in Google+

How can I filter out certain posts from showing up in my Google+ feed? For example, if I don't want to see more and more posts related to "disney AND lucasfilm", is there any way that I can add such ...
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How can I filter someone else's list of contacts in LinkedIn by location?

When I view someone else's list of contacts in LinkedIn, if I want to filter these by location or other variable...is this possible?
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Google Mail: advanced filtering of usernames in Search

The school I attend uses Google Apps for mail; using a set system for all student email addresses. The system is similar to this example: 11A[surname and initial]@domain.org Is there a way to use ...
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How to disable Gmail's spam filter? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the spam filter in Gmail? How to disable Gmail's spam filter? I'd prefer to manually filter them as my account has low enough traffic.
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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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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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How can I filter and label emails that are sent to a mailing list (which I am a part of)?

My current Gmail e-mail address is a part of a bunch of mailing lists that I need to be a part of. The problem is that I don't know what they are and they are always changing. So, how can I have it ...
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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 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 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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Gmail filter for dates?

Is there a filter in Gmail that will sort your emails by date? For example if you get filters from address "X" on a certain day of the week, can you create a folder for just that mail (with an ...
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Can I configure a Gmail filter to work only during certain hours?

The company I work for uses Gmail for our company mail and I have my phone setup with push mail etc. This is great, but there are some kinds of email I really don't want to know about when I'm not at ...
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How do you test and save filters in Gmail New Look?

It seems that with the change to the Gmail UI, the filter creation function is merely a pop-down menu. If I actually try to test a filter, it'll show me the results... but only once. After showing ...
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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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Why does GMail still process incoming emails after I've deleted a filter?

I've a problem with Gmail. Long time ago, I created a filter for incoming e-mails with a specific address, and gave them a specific label. A few weeks ago, I've deleted the filter and my filter-list ...
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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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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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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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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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Google Reader statistics and filter

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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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 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 to filter out jobs offers from Bangalore/India in LinkedIn?

In my LinkedIn account I am a member of many professional groups where different discussions, job ads etc are posted. However I would like to filter out all job ads that come from India, Bangalore ...
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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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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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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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Is there an API for searching only recently indexed webpages?

I'm looking for an API that allows me to do a web search query, but filtered by how recently the page was published or indexed (could be indexed by Google or Yahoo! or anyone that indexes a similar ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Filter/hide online news that match criteria

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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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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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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GMail Filter - Trash or Spam?

If I create a gmail filter that makes emails coming from certain email ID (say abc@gmail.com) skip my inbox and go to trash. Now suppose gmail spam detector finds that this mail looks like spam. Then ...
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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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Automating filter rule creation in gmail?

I get cases where I start getting e-mails from people I am not interested in getting. These are not SPAM, just boring e-mails. In such cases I tend to create the filter rule that makes all the ...