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Apr 21, 2006, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dmitri Popov)

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"Even if you use Thunderbird on a daily basis, you probably don't know it inside out. There are still quite a few 'hidden' features not covered in the online help that can significantly improve your emailing habits. And since Thunderbird's functionality can be expanded via extensions, you can add some clever features to it too.

"Smart Folders is a nifty feature that allows you to save your searches as a virtual folder. The idea behind smart folders is not new: for example, many media players allow you to define dynamic playlists based on criteria such as most played or highest rated songs. The smart folders in Thunderbird work in the same way. You specify a set of search criteria, then save the search and view it as a conventional folder..."

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