Closed Bug 260424 Opened 17 years ago Closed 17 years ago
Can't apply message filters from one account to any other accounts
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040917 Firefox/0.9.3 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040917 Firefox/0.9.3 It's not possible to apply a filter on one account to any other accounts. So if I have a personal mail account and a work account, I have to have a filter on each account just to put all my email from my Mom into the "Mom" folder. A particularly sticky situation is if you've set up a lot of filters on a POP account and then switch to using the Global Inbox. You have to recreate each filter by hand, rather than just "reassigning" them to the Global Inbox. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Open the Message Filters dialog (Tools -> Message Filters...) 2. Try to figure out a way to copy a filter from one account to another. 3. Try to figure out a way to apply one filter to more than one account. Actual Results: You cannot do it! Because there is no way! Expected Results: Perhaps, instead of a combobox that selects filters for each account in the Message Filters dialog, the accounts it applies to should be a multi-select list box in the "Filter Rules" dialog for each filter. For example, with my "Mom" filter, I'd pop open the filter rules and select both "Work" and "Personal" in the "accounts to filter" list.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 129883 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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