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While offers a menu item for removing attachments from e-mail, I find myself wanting to make a rule for removing attachments from e-mails. Anyone knows how that can be done? AppleScript, perhaps?

So basically, a rule that works like this:

  1. If sender is suchandsuch and attachment type is executable (this is already possible).
  2. Remove attachments from e-mail
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In Apple Script, attachments can apparently only be saved but not deleted. – patrix Dec 24 '12 at 16:25

I just made a screencast how to do this (however, you have to delete the message in order to remove the executable):

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Your rule moves any mail with an executable attached into a specific mailbox. This isn't exactly what the question was asking for... – patrix Dec 24 '12 at 16:21
Yeah, deleting the e-mail kinda defeats the purpose – I just want to get rid of the attachment :) – mikl Dec 24 '12 at 23:08

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