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Type into the search field of Gmail: from:xyz OR to:uvw see also here. to make a filter (and apply actions to that filter) from that search: click the little down arrow on the right side of the search field and then click create filter with this search.


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GMail natively does not have this feature. However, there is a Filter Import/Export feature in the labs that you could use, though it involves editing xml. Once you enable the feature and Save Changes, go to Settings > Filters. This will result in an xml file. You could edit the xml file to move the order of the filters, and then reverse the process ...


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I just tried it, and it seems that they happen in the order they are defined in the list: If you have: Star email message from:foo Apply label to is:starred ... then it will apply the label to the message. If you reverse the order, it won't.


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If you are talking about searching, then @akira's question is correct. However, it sounds like you are asking about how to use this condition in a filter. The trick is that you can put whatever search criteria you want in the filter's Has the words field. For any other field it will prefix your criteria with the field name. For example, if you type ...


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Any time you save a filter, it goes to the bottom of the list. Once you know what order you want your filters in, open each one in order, and just click Save without changing anything. When you get to the last one, the filters are all in order. Of course, you would have to repeat this if you ever really did have to change a filter.


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I don't know of a way of doing it directly in Google Reader however Yahoo have a particularly nice rss/atom feed processing engine called Yahoo Pipes. This allows you to pull a number of feeds from other places apply translations and filtering to them, and then re-publish the modified feed. You can then set Google Reader (Or any other preferred RSS reader ...


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This is your regular email address: example@gmail.com This is your email with plus addressing: example+seed@gmail.com When you create a filter, just filter for messages sent To the one with the particular word after the plus (+) sign. So your filter will look like this: To: example+seed@gmail.com Now you can just hand out that email ...


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You only want one subject: field: subject:("mailing-list" -re) GMail can only deal with one of each field operators.


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You should get a message at the top of the search results that reads; Select all conversations that match this search example here Hope this helps.


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To my surprise, the solution to me was using the vertical bar | between emails instead of the comma , in the TO filed during filter creation. Example: name1@domain.com | name2@domain.com | name3@domain.com` The search box would look like: to:(name1@domain.com | name2@domain.com | name3@domain.com) I got a popup message from Gmail saying that using ...


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No, there is no way to do this. But, you can use the Google Labs project Filter import/export under Settings > Labs in Gmail. Install Filter import/export in Labs Create your filter Go to Settings > Filters Check the checkbox next to your new filter Click "export" at the bottom, this will create an xml file called mailFilters.xml You should have a ...


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There's a GreaseMonkey script called Google Reader Filter which allows you to specify lists of words to kill - if the word appears in the title, that item gets dimmed. More info here and here


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The Mute option is only enabled if your message is also in the inbox. Since your filter has the "Skip inbox" you will never see it


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Currently, you can not create such filters. Create two and use both. If you really need strict display of only @mycompany.com-related messages in your inbox, either use IMAP and some client, or some GMail app (there are few for MacOS), or write a greasemonkey script that hides anything without from/to label. UPD: ...


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Remember that you can use any gmail search operator in a filter via the Has the words: textbox since gmail just AND's together the operators that are filled in via the filter dialog. I'll suggest you start by trying this: Create a filter that finds new emails with your name in them and applies a temporary label. The search operation you would use in the ...


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Here is the algorithm: Perform the search in your mails. Go to the selection of your messages (checkbox icon with small down arrow) and choose "Select all". As long as there are some other messages the GMail will prompt you with a message above your mailbox (see picture). Just click on this message and you now can delete/move/mark as spam all these ...


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You can use from:(!%sender%) to filter all emails but the ones from a particular sender. For example, if you only wanted to receive emails from Facebook, you would use from:(!facebook) in a filter that trashes all matching emails. To add such an example filter, put !facebook inside the "from" field when creating filter options.


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There is no search operator to restrict to the body of a message. I would recommend setting up a filter with your name in the "Has the words" field, and apply the label as your action. There is no need to add "is:unread" because filters apply to incoming messages. Likewise you cannot remove the label via filter or take automatic action after the message has ...


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You can use the Reading Level selector in Google's Advanced Search to do what you want.


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Gmail doesn't do this. But if the emails do have text in the message, it can do it.


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You can combine filters: label:lists AND is:starred To choose those that aren't starred, add - before is:starred: label:lists AND -is:starred


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it can't seem to do auto-replies I beg to differ. Make sure Canned Responses is activated: Then you create a filter for emails that are sent to your old email address: to:(my.old.address@example.com) You call the filter, say, Old. Then you select a canned response for that filter. Actually, you don't even need to do that. You can autorespond to ...


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This may seem awkward, but you have to: Click the arrow on the search box Enter is:spam in the "Has the words" field Click "Create filter with this search ยป" Accept the warning message Change the filter so the spam is never sent to spam (sic!)


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I actually just figured out a workaround using a different filter. With credit to this post, the way to do it is to filter the text in the email header, which includes the me@business.com address it was originally addressed to. So I created this filter in the "has the words" field: deliveredto:me@business.com And had that filter apply the Business label. ...


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According to this Google Groups post, it is not possible: Unfortunately, a filter can only apply a single label. If you want to apply more than one you need to create more than one filter, with the same search criteria.


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The other methods suggested may not catch all email sent to that address; that is, sometimes your email will not be in the To: field, as when the email is sent to a mailing list to which you are subscribed. Making the Address First, to take advantage of the plus sign you mention, append the desired text to the first part of your email address. If your ...


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You can make the mute button come back when filtering by including the is:unread filter and adding -is:muted. I have the following query displayed beneath my inbox using the Multiple Inboxes lab, and it allows me to mute conversations: label:Support is:unread -is:muted This shows me anything labelled Support that I haven't read, and that isn't muted yet. ...


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Currently I am using the from field for this so that it appears in the beginning. For example, I type -(DOC: My message here) which becomes from:(-(DOC: My message here)), and doesn't affect the filter at all, since it is very unlikely that someone's name or email matches the message I write. To clarify, for this message to affect the filter, the from ...


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There is an extension called Tweetfilter for Safari 5+ The above image is from Google Chrome using Twitter's web client. As an example I will try with the current trending Charlie Sheen. So I match the following in the filter Charlie Sheen CharlieSheen @charliesheen And the results that do not appear in my timeline. Notice this will not ...


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I'm afraid you can't. Looking at Gmail help, there's nothing related to searching within attachments. You can specify a file name, but that's it: filename:physicshomework.txt Or you could save files you want to search through to Google Docs. The simple explanation why it's not possible is that it would require a tremendous amount of indexing to be ...



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