Rule works on Folders not Files

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Rule works on Folders not Files Wed Oct 20, 2021 1:03 pm • by TallTrees
Hi there,

I'm very new to Hazel, and am using the trial version to make sure that I like it.

I've created a very simple Rule in the monitored Desktop folder. The Rule should
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Set Color label Red
if any;
Date Added is not in the last 4 weeks
Date Last Modified is not in the last 4 weeks
Date Last Opened is not in the last 4 weeks

The rule is working, but only on the various Folders in Desktop, and not the actual documents found in Desktop.

I've added
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Run Rules on folder contents
but that's not helping.

I have tons of documents that meet the above criterion, so I'm surprised to see that it's not working.

What am I missing or doing wrong?

Cheers!
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Re: Rule works on Folders not Files Thu Oct 21, 2021 9:37 am • by Mr_Noodle
Try going through the troubleshooting guide here: https://www.noodlesoft.com/kb/hazel-tro ... ing-guide/

Also, I wouldn't use the "Run rules on folder contents" action unless you actually know what it does.
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