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Why was quickFilters created?
Since through developing Addons for Mozilla, espcially QuickFolders, I had an ever growing number of Folders and subscriptions I decided it would be great to have a way to manage them better. One thing that consistently annoyed me was the fact that it was so difficult to select a folder to move my mails to (with 400+ folders, this means an awful lot of scrolling). Since it is childs play moving an email into a QuickFolder I decided I would use this as a hook into creating new filters.
So I added a feature in QuickFolders that allowed to create a filter by dropping an email to a QuickFolder tab. quickFilters does the same, but in this case when you drop it to a mail folder in the folder tree.
Both extensions share the same code _after_ moving the mails, so there is no new learning curve involved.
Additionally I started looking into ways of making the filter list easier to use, namely by adding the search box and the "Move to top" / "move to bottom" buttons. The latest version also has nicer naming conventions for new filters.
What's next for quickFilters
Support for Tags
copy and paste filters across accounts
About the Developer
|Name||Realraven (Axel Grude)|
|User since||March 5, 2007|
|Number of add-ons developed||8 add-ons|
|Average rating of developer's add-ons||Rated 5 out of 5 stars|