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Is there a way to prevent Mail.app on OS X from auto inserting your email signature when replying to a message?

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You can set the default signature or "None" for each mail account in Preferences -> Signatures

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I want the signature to be auto inserted on new emails, but not when replying. –  Michael Aug 28 '12 at 6:05
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I believe you can create a template for a new email (which would include you signature) and then leave signatures off everywhere else by setting our signature to none.

The template can be a draft message or a sent message. Either way you have the option of sending them again, which makes them de facto templates.

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With MacMail the only way to do this is to set the default to no signature, and then use a program like TextExpander to insert a signature for you.

You CAN do this in Mozilla Thunderbird however.

Good luck B

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