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

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How do I run filtering rules in Outlook.com?

Is there are way to run rules that you set up after emails have been received? I can't see anything in the settings. It is quite hard to search for as the web app as the same name as the desktop ...
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Filter out Google Calendar invites from people not in my contact list

How do I set up a filter in Gmail account so that invitations from people not in my contact list are automatically deleted (and the event removed from my calendar)?
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When Amazon gives me an item's price as a range like “5-10” how do I get the lower price?

Amazon will often list an item's price as a range. As an example, I just searched for "tshirt" and the first item was a Russell Athletic shirt (ASIN is B0007IBYO6), with a price range of $4.99 - ...
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How can I hide YouTube comments from my Google+ stream?

Lately my Google+ stream seems to consist almost entirely of comments people posted on YouTube videos. I have absolutely no interest in seeing these. How can I hide/filter these posts?
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Better Mailing List Filter Management for GMail

I once subscribed to so many mailing lists looong time ago, and then I filtered those emails and grouped them into a sort of organisation/based on my interest, but then when I got time I unsubscribed ...
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Use sort function but filter results

I'm looking to use the =SORT function on some data, but I only want the first result with that name. Column A contains a Name, column B contains a level, and column C contains a date. I'm currently ...
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How can I receive all emails with a subject to a specific folder in Outlook Web App?

I would like to automatically move all emails that has a subject starting with [Something] to a specific folder, and not be shown in the inbox. Is this possible to do in Outlook Web App? how can I do ...
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How Do I Edit The Keywords on an Amazon.com Search Without Affecting the Other Search Filters?

On Amazon.com, if you start a search by putting in keywords in the search bar and then proceed to add some filters using the left sidebar (e.g. prime only, 4 stars or more), there is no obvious way to ...
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Gmail filter with regular expressions

I use Gmail and I'm receiving lots of emails I want to filter. They all have in common that the subject is like these: Some words - r1234 - Some more words Some words - r987665 - Some more words Some ...
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Gmail filtering from forwarded accounts?

I currently have a few accounts forwarding into Gmail, and I have Gmail set up to send through those accounts as well - your standard inbox consolidation via Google. For ages now, I've been labeling ...
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Gmail puts copy of emails I send in Inbox

Recently, my Gmail started putting a copy of every email I send in my Inbox. How can I stop this?
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Can I receive a notification when a GMail account has not received an email for a given amount of time?

I have a GMail account whose main purpose is to receive updates from an instrument deployed in a remote location. The updates are received 6-8 times a day, and they are normally "All is well", and I ...
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Gmail filter not working when subject field is too long

I receive lots of emails in my Gmail account that are sent to a group teamname@mydomain.com and look like this: Author: ... Date: ... New Revision: ... Added (or Modified or Removed): ... Log: ... ...
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Ebay filter countries in search

Is it possible to filter countries in my Ebay searches? For example, I would like to order from a certain country or countries, that I know can ship to my country, but I do not want all other ...
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Gmail filter to disable POP for specific messages

I have a filter in place for certain messages I don't want to be made available via POP. I don't want to delete them but I don't want them downloaded via POP either. The current filter is "skip the ...
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gmail: filter to move email to the “sent folder”

Is it possible to create a gmail filter to redirect incoming email (those sent by me to me) to the sent folder? I use a VBA script to send email from Excel through smtp.googlemail.com. Unfortunately, ...
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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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How do I keep oversized emails from downloading to my offline email program, but archive it so I can retrieve it later?

I have slow and unreliable internet service and would like a way of filtering big emails out of the queue for message syncing in Windows Live Mail, but without deleting them outright so that I can log ...
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Is there a Slashdot digest RSS feed?

Slashdot RSS feed has a bit too much content for me, and I'm looking for a way to trim it down. There are specific RSS feeds for different sections, but I don't want to filter specific topics, but ...