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wildcard characters in rules

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our spam filter marks the spam messages by modifying the subject. The subject of spam messages starts with ***SPAM*** . So I wrote a GW rule to move these messages into the SPAM folder. But no matter what I do, I cannot escape the star characters. If I write a rule "Subject begins with ***SPAM***" then it will match every email that has the "spam" string in the subject anywhere. So a message with the subject "Please do not mark this email as spam" will match and move the email into the spam folder. How can I escape the star character in messages, so GW won't interpret it as a wildcard character? If it is not possible, then I will write to the ideas portal.

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In article <gehorvath.8l0aoo@no-mx.forums.microfocus.com>, Gehorvath
> But no matter what I do, I
> cannot escape the star characters.

Have you tried the ASCII codes for it?
42 2C 051 or * (Decimal, Hex, Octal, HTML)

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Try ???SPAM???


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