[MlMt] Save Attachments… – Exclude smallest files
Thomas at Eckhold.eu
Mon Feb 27 02:57:33 EST 2023
Good point, Zvi. However, I can then no longer decide "from mail to
mail" which data I want to save, but have to set up a suitable rule for
all cases. This is helpful in itself and of course I can then readjust
individual cases manually. But generally, a distinction between "real"
attachments and the content of the mail (logos and encryption) at the
mail client level would be helpful. For example, MailMate (rightly) does
not display the S/MIME certificate as an attachment (and this is the
case with many logos, although not always). Such a certificate typically
belongs in Keychain, but does not require any further storage.
On 26 Feb 2023, at 22:50, Zvi Biener wrote:
> I’m sure you know this, so apologies, but hazel can also dig into a
> folder hierarchy. So as long as the the various customer folders are
> under a single ‘top’ folder, you might be able to come up with
> sufficiently stringent criteria not to weed out other small files…
> On 25 Feb 2023, at 11:22, Thomas Eckhold wrote:
>> Thank you for your suggestion, Zvi! Hazel is one of my favourite apps
>> since at least 15 years. However, typically, I need to select
>> different folders (customer folders) to save the attachments. Often I
>> create new subfolders during the saving process. Will think about to
>> save to a „cleaning folder“ (or to setup each new customer
>> folder) first and move the files from there to the correct location,
>> if it is too difficult in MailMate to achieve the desired result.
>> On 25 Feb 2023, at 17:07, Zvi Biener wrote:
>>> A suggestion for a workaround: If you always save these files to the
>>> same folder (or subfolders of the same folder), you can create a
>>> workaround by using Hazel, which will watch folders for files that
>>> meet whatever conditions you specify. MM can save all attachments,
>>> and then Hazel will remove files smaller than x (or whatever
>>> condition you like). (You can create this using other methods too,
>>> but Hazel is very easy, robust, and flexible).
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