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Post Posted June 21st, 2018, 1:34 am

How to define Filter for ALL incoming messages?

When I define "Subject contains ''" (=empty entry field)
then NO messages are matched

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Post Posted June 21st, 2018, 4:57 am

What about defining the conditions as when "From, To, CC, or BCC" + "Is" + your email address?

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Post Posted June 21st, 2018, 6:51 am

Have you tried setting the line above your filter criteria to
(•) Match all messages

If that doesn't get it, this should catch everything, whether addressed to you or not:
(•) Match any of the following
[To] [contains] [your email address] [+]
[To] [doesn't contain] [your email address]
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Post Posted June 21st, 2018, 2:13 pm

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Message_Filters suggests:

You could create a message filter that adds a star to all messages by testing whether the "Subject" "isn't" "~!@#$%^&*()_+i" (or some other extremely unlikely string) and selecting "Add Star" in the actions list box. Test it using "Tools -> Run Filters on Folder". If no matter what you do it doesn't work, try replacing the contents of the "msgFilterRules.dat" file for your account in the profile as follows. If that doesn't work you probably choose the wrong directory.

version="8"
logging="yes"
name="Apply a star to all messages"
enabled="yes"
type="1"
action="Mark flagged"
condition="OR (subject,isn't,\"~!@#$%^&*()_+i\")"

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Post Posted June 22nd, 2018, 8:09 am

makaiguy wrote:Have you tried setting the line above your filter criteria to
(•) Match all messages


You are right.

I am blind

Thx

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Post Posted October 31st, 2019, 9:16 am

makaiguy wrote:Have you tried setting the line above your filter criteria to
(•) Match all messages


Can you screenshot this? Was this option removed? I don't see it.

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Post Posted October 31st, 2019, 10:23 am

Menu path Tools->MessageFilters->New to get to this dialogue:

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