[MlMt] Using Rules to trim a Smart mailbox

Bart Lipman blipman at bu.edu
Sat Feb 28 15:39:00 EST 2015

If I understand correctly (which is always unlikely), I don't think this 
works.  This would pick out emails which have a certain date on them, 
not all emails in a folder where the folder has a certain date as its 
name.  Or am I misinterpreting?


On 28 Feb 2015, at 13:33, Allie Martin wrote:

> On 28 Feb 2015, at 10:40, Bart Lipman wrote:
>> This is a bit of a tangent but somewhat related. Is there any way to 
>> set up a rule that compares the current date to the name of an IMAP 
>> folder? 
>> The idea: Periodically, I have a slew of emails that I'll need to 
>> deal with at some specific future date. So I set up several different 
>> IMAP folders, one for each such date, and name them by the date in 
>> question. If I could create a smart folder that recognizes that 
>> today's date matches the name of the folder and brings those emails 
>> in, that would be very useful.
> I think you could achieve this using the Conditions tab in the Smart 
> Mailbox settings.
> The main condition would be:
> 	Date  *is exactly*  <folder date>
>> Curtis acm
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