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Spamfire Manual > Setting up Spamfire > Spamfire Preferences > The Filter List > How Filters are applied

How Filters are applied

Many anti-spam filters built into email programs apply filters until one of the filters determine that the message is spam. Then filtering stops. The order of filters is important because one filter can prevent another filter from being run.

In Spamfire, it is different:

  • Every filter is applied to every message

  • The order of the filters makes no difference