Rules / Receipt of duplicate emails


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TiChNi

For the life of me, I cannot figure this one out. My wife and I share
the computer and we both have att email accounts we run through
Outlook 2003. We have a Rule for messages sent to her to go to her
Folder. I have a folder and a Rule as well. The specific rule each
of us uses is "when a message arrives and it is sent to (e-mail address removed),
move it to the wife folder." Simple enough. The problem is that when
someone sends us an email addressed to each of us, TWO copies are
moved to each of our folders (4 in total). Clearly, we only need ONE
copy of each sent to our respective folders.

I've tried other rule combinations but none work. Any ideas? This is
ridiculous!
 
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Diane Poremsky [MVP]

Do you have 'stop processing' on your first rules?



Diane Poremsky [MVP - Outlook]

Outlook & Exchange Solutions Center: http://www.slipstick.com/
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"TiChNi" wrote in message

For the life of me, I cannot figure this one out. My wife and I share
the computer and we both have att email accounts we run through
Outlook 2003. We have a Rule for messages sent to her to go to her
Folder. I have a folder and a Rule as well. The specific rule each
of us uses is "when a message arrives and it is sent to (e-mail address removed),
move it to the wife folder." Simple enough. The problem is that when
someone sends us an email addressed to each of us, TWO copies are
moved to each of our folders (4 in total). Clearly, we only need ONE
copy of each sent to our respective folders.

I've tried other rule combinations but none work. Any ideas? This is
ridiculous!
 
T

TiChNi

Thanks, Diane, I wasn't aware of that line item. I am now using it on
the rules for mail sent ONLY to either me or my wife. Those will
correctly get moved to the Husband and Wife folders, respectively.
However, I still need a rule(s) that gets email sent to both of us in
both of our folders. Can you specify exactly the rule or rules I need
to create?
 
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TiChNi

I found a solution. The rule should be if the email is sent "through
a specified account" not to one of our account names.





Thanks, Diane, I wasn't aware of that line item.  I am now using it on
the rules for mail sent ONLY to either me or my wife.  Those will
correctly get moved to the Husband and Wife folders, respectively.
However, I still need a rule(s) that gets email sent to both of us in
both of our folders.  Can you specify exactly the rule or rules I need
to create?

Do you have 'stop processing' on your first rules?
Diane Poremsky [MVP - Outlook]
Outlook Tips:http://www.outlook-tips.net/
Outlook & Exchange Solutions Center:http://www.slipstick.com/
OutlookForumshttp://www.outlookforums.com
"TiChNi"  wrote in message

For the life of me, I cannot figure this one out.  My wife and I share
the computer and we both have att email accounts we run through
Outlook 2003.  We have a Rule for messages sent to her to go to her
Folder.  I have a folder and a Rule as well.  The specific rule each
of us uses is "when a message arrives and it is sent to (e-mail address removed),
move it to the wife folder."  Simple enough.  The problem is that when
someone sends us an email addressed to each of us, TWO copies are
moved to each of our folders (4 in total).  Clearly, we only need ONE
copy of each sent to our respective folders.
I've tried other rule combinations but none work.  Any ideas?  Thisis
ridiculous!- Hide quoted text -

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