The Subject condition is used within a rule to define the message subject that, once met, will trigger the program to process the rule and perform the associated action(s).
To define the subject within the Conditions tab, expand the Field's context menu and choose Subject (Fig. 1.).
Fig. 1. Choosing the Subject condition.
There are two factors (Fig. 2.) that need to be configured within this condition:
- Operator - defines how the condition will be executed. The execution method may only be set to true.
In this particular condition, the operator may be set to trigger the action if the message subject:
- Value - here you define the expected value of the condition that will trigger the rule to apply the action.
Fig. 2. Configuring the Subject.
Please note that the Value field depends on the chosen operator. What is more, the matching operation is always case-insensitive.
You can use the subject line of an empty email as a condition/exception. To do so, when configuring a condition/exception set the Field filter to Subject (see Fig. 2.), set Operator to is equal and leave the Value field empty. This way, even if an email's subject line is empty the condition/exception will still be met.
Body - this article describes how to configure the Body condition.