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Creating a category filter
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Use the Policy Management > Filters > Add Category Filter page to create a new category filter. You can work from a predefined template, or make a copy of an existing category filter to use as the basis for the new filter.
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Enter a unique Filter name. The name must be between 1 and 50 characters long, and cannot include any of the following characters:
* < > ` ' { } ~ ! $ % & @ # " [ ] | \ ^ + = ? / ; : . ,
Filter names can include spaces, dashes, and apostrophes.
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Enter a short Description of the filter. This description appears next to the filter name in the Category Filters section of the Filters page, and should explain the filter's purpose.
The character restrictions that apply to filter names also apply to descriptions, with 4 exceptions; periods (.), commas (.), and brackets ([ ]) can be included in descriptions.
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To see and edit the new filter, click OK. The filter is added to Category Filters list on the Filters page.
To customize the filter, click the filter name, and then continue with Editing a category filter.

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