Closed Bug 375069 Opened 13 years ago Closed 13 years ago
This is a RFE regarding the Message Filter dialog usability for Thunderbird
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; bn-IN; rv:22.214.171.124) Gecko/20070313 Fedora/126.96.36.199-5.fc6 Firefox/188.8.131.52 Build Identifier: version 184.108.40.206 (20070302) Assuming I have multiple accounts configured in my Thunderbird and each account has a number of filters, currently I cannot migrate the filters across accounts. As an example, assume I subscribe to email@example.com through my account firstname.lastname@example.org and use the filters for this. Now if I change my mailing list address to email@example.com (which is also configured and has additional filters), I cannot change the message filter earlier set for firstname.lastname@example.org using the drop down and make it applicable now to email@example.com. For firstname.lastname@example.org I'd have to create the filter again and run it on the particular folder where the mails are. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Associate a Message Filter rule with an account configured on Thunderbird 2. Change the account 3. Attempt to change the account for which the Message Filter will be applied using drop down Actual Results: The existing filters for the new account is loaded Expected Results: A method should be provided whereby one can migrate Message Filters across existing configured accounts This is an RFE and a thought since I just migrated over 70 mailing lists across accounts and hand hacked the filters. Feel free to flame or /dev/null
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: GlobalFilters
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