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  1. Setting Up a PMX Filter with Bates Webmail Makes E-mail Easier to Read!!! Information & Library Services

  2. Creating and Managing PMX Message Filter in Webmail • Open Bates Webmail: https://webmail.bates.edu • Login with username and password • Click on Filters • Note that Webmail has default filters listed • Click on theword PureMessage

  3. PMX Filter Settings: • Click on dot match all of following: • Choose Subject [default] • ChooseContains [default] • [PMX:### - 3 is the default number of # listed, you can change this to between 1-5 #, 5 being the worst SPAM

  4. Rules for Setting up Filter: • Place a check in case sensitive • Choose the action: under Do this: • Default is to deliver to folder: use pulldown to place in a folder (Junk or Trash by default), or • Do this:another choice is to delete the message completely

  5. Settings continued: • Click Save • ClickReturn to Filters List • Click the red to enable PureMessage filter changing it to • Remember to empty Trash or Junk folders regularly if PMX messages are sent there

  6. Tips: • Webmail filters PMX messages from the server before it is received by Thunderbird, without setting any additional filters • It will work from the time enabled, not for what is currently in the Inbox • The least number of # the filter is set to delete or move, captures the most messages

  7. Helpful Webpages: • Creating folders: http://www.bates.edu/ils/helpsheets/createfolders.html • E-mail filters: http://www.bates.edu/ils/helpsheets/webmailfilters.html • Managing Trash and/or Junk folders: http://www.bates.edu/ils/helpsheets/deletions.html • PureMessage definition: http://www.bates.edu/ils/notices/spam/index.html