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 sense to show Thunderbird "what to do" by dragging one typical email manually, rather than filling in all the complicated details.  sense to show Thunderbird "what to do" by dragging one typical email manually, rather than filling in all the complicated details.
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<a name='messageFilterAssistant'> <a name='howToUse'> </a>
<h3>The Filter Assistant</h3><h3>How to use quickFilters</h3>
</a> 
 <p>  <p>
 With this, it is very easy to create new filters very quickly.   With this, it is very easy to create new filters very quickly. 
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   <li>When you're done, click the filter button again to disable "Filter Wizard" mode.    <li>When you're done, click the filter button again to disable "Filter Wizard" mode.
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   <a name='assistant'> </a>
   <h3>The Filter Assistant</h3>
     <p>On this screen, you select what type of information (conditions) will trigger the filter action, 
              and what kind of actions the filter will carry out. A condition is a 'fact' that applies to the 
                    incoming email, such as 'the sender is fred', 'the mail is tagged as important', 
                    'this message is more than a month old' etc. The action can be 'move message to freds folder',
                    'tag message as personal', 'set message low priority', 'mark message with a star'.</p>
                    <img src="img/quickFilters-Assistant-2.3.png" alt="quickFilters Assistant"/><br/>
                    <p>
                    The templates offered here make this a much easier and quicker process and fill prefill the 
                    new filter accordingly.</p>
   
 <a name='templates'> </a>  <a name='templates'> </a>
 <h3>Filter Templates</h3>  <h3>Filter Templates</h3>
   
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   <a name='merge'> </a>
   <h3>Merging Filters</h3>
   <p>This is a special screen on the filter assistant which is shown if there are already filters that carry out the same action
      as the one you want your new filter to do. It can also be invoked using the 'Merge Filters' button on the filter toolbar.
            Note that you can only merge filters that have the same action (such as move to a certain folder or add a certain tag), quickFilters
            makes sure that no other filters can be merged together.</p>
            
   <img src="img/NewFilter-Merge.png" alt="quickFilters Merge"/><br/>
    
   
<a name='messagesAlreadyMoved'> <a name='messagesAlreadyMoved'> </a>
 <h3>Mail that's already moved</h3>  <h3>Mail that's already moved</h3>
</a>
   
 <p>What if already have moved my Mails to another folder?   <p>What if already have moved my Mails to another folder? 
 Chances are that sometimes forget switching on the filter assistant, or we have already moved a lot of mail around manually.  Chances are that sometimes forget switching on the filter assistant, or we have already moved a lot of mail around manually.
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 Alternatively, simply select the message and use the "Message" menu.  Alternatively, simply select the message and use the "Message" menu.
 </p>  </p>
   
<a name='messageFilterList'> <a name='messageFilterList'> </a>
<h3>The Message Filter List</h3><h3>The Message Filters List</h3>
</a> 
   
<p>I created a couple of additional functions that I added to the filter list dialog - I created these after it had<p>In quickFilters, I added more functions to the filter list dialog - I created these after it had
become a simple thing to create many filtersbecome a simple thing to create many filters with few clicks. 
 </p>  </p>
 <img src="img/messageFilters.png" alt="Message Filters: new features"/><br/>  <img src="img/messageFilters.png" alt="Message Filters: new features"/><br/>
 <p>The biggest new feature here is the addition of a Search box, which allows filtering the number of results.   <p>The biggest new feature here is the addition of a Search box, which allows filtering the number of results. 
 I was able to submit this as a patch to Thunderbird itself and it is not part of the main product.</p>  I was able to submit this as a patch to Thunderbird itself and it is not part of the main product.</p>
<p>The toolbar has some useful functions that were missing:</p><p>The toolbar has some useful functions that Thunderbird was missing:</p>
 <ul>  <ul>
   <li> cut / copy / paste: these are designed to transfer filters from one account to another.     <li> cut / copy / paste: these are designed to transfer filters from one account to another. 
              Select one ore more filters, then push cut or or copy, then select a new account (in the 'Filters for' drop down),                Select one ore more filters, then push cut or or copy, then select a new account (in the 'Filters for' drop down), 
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 as the filters are only executed on messages in the inbox, they will simply be ignored. Therefore it is very important   as the filters are only executed on messages in the inbox, they will simply be ignored. Therefore it is very important 
 that it remains easy to re-order the relative positions of the filters. This also works while the search box is active.</p>  that it remains easy to re-order the relative positions of the filters. This also works while the search box is active.</p>
   
   <a name='options'> </a>
   <h3>Preferences Dialog</h3>
   
   <p>This dialog sets global preference of quickFilters. 
   </p>
   <img src="img/quickFilters-Options.png" alt="quickFilters Preferences"/><br/>
   
   <ul>
     <li>Exit Filter Assistant after a filter has been created. Default:on.</li>
     <li>Automatically start Filter Assistant mode with application. If you want to full automate all mail movement
               then you would activate this option and keep quickFilters paying attention to anything you do manually.
               Default:off.</li>
     <li>Display Toolbar in Filter Manager. I highly recommend leaving it on as it gives you extra options (Merge, Clone). 
               Default:on.</li>
     <li>Add parent folder name. Default:on.</li>
     <li>Add rule specific key word. Default:off.</li>
   </ul>
   
   
   
 <h3><a name="other">My other Extensions - highly recommended</a></h3>  <h3><a name="other">My other Extensions - highly recommended</a></h3>
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