Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Calendar opens mail.app even though I've changed the default mail client to Sparrow

I changed the default mail client to Sparrow yet every time I try to decline a calendar invite, Mail.app launches to send the decline message. Any ideas?
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Mac Mail — synchronize IMAP sent boxes

I use Mac Mail on Lion with two IMAP accounts. The main (local?) inbox works great; all received messages are synchronized. The main sent box only shows messages that have been sent from this ...
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Can I set up a hand written signature in iOS mail app?

Or must I copy and paste each time?
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Can I dictate if an attachment is included in the text or as a thumbnail?

Occasionally I wish to send a photo or file to open with the message text and at times I wish to send as an attachment that needs to be opened by the receiver. How can I determine this?
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Custom mail check interval in Mail App on OS X?

I've already disabled "IDLE Command" so it won't push emails as soon as they arrive in my IMAP (Google Apps). I have set my mail check interval 1 hour (the longest available). I can close my Mail App ...
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check mail for certain word before sending

I have mail templates with placeholders for names (ex. Dear XXXXXX). Is it possible to make apple mail check the content of my mail when sending and to stop an email from getting send out when it ...
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How to prevent calendar alerts from becoming Drafts (???) in Mail.app?

I don't know the rhyme or reason to it yet, but random calendar event notifications in Lion turn into drafts in my Mail.app drafts folder. I usually find these when I wake the machine up after it's ...
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Archive to Gmail Fails, but only when using the Archive Button on the Toolbar

If I try to archive an email using the toolbar 'archive' button I get this error message: "The IMAP command “UID COPY” (to Archive) failed for the mailbox “INBOX” with server error: No folder Archive ...
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How to Change the Attribution Line in Mail 6.0?

The current Mail attribution line reads: On [Date], at [Time], [Sender Name] [Sender Email Address] wrote: I would like it to read: Hello, [Sender Name] -- on [Date], at [Time], you [Sender ...
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Mail freezes with initial migration after upgrading to Mountain Lion

I recently upgraded Mac os 10.5.6 to the new 10.8.1 (Mountain Lion). So far, everything seems to work fine except Mail.app. When I open the application for the first time, it begins migrating and ...
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Migrating Local Folders from Thunderbird to Mail.app

I am moving from Thunderbird to Mac mail on my iMac running OSX. If I uninstall Thunderbird will the local folders I created in Thunderbird remain on my computer for importing later? I don't want to ...
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Drafts going in Trash

I have configured my Gmail account with OSX Mail Client. The problem is that the drafts on the Mail Client aren't stored in draft on Gmail. And all the drafts are going in Trash of Gmail. I had mapped ...
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Can the default font size for “Email this Page” text be changed in Mountain Lion?

In Mountain Lion, Safari has a new method of "Email this Page" which opens up a new mail message where the web content can be shown as a page, pdf, or a link. If one chooses "Link", the font type and ...
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How to hide the Flagged folder in Mail.app (Mountain Lion)?

Since upgrading to Mountain Lion, my Mail.app has sprouted a Flagged folder for each of my Gmail/Google Apps accounts. I have no use for this and would like to disable or hide it - how can I do ...
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Mail.app keeps trying to connecting to old mail server

Yesterday my web host (Dreamhost) unexpectedly moved my email account to a new server. Most of my email clients didn't skip a beat, and continued to connect to the server and receive mail. However, ...
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Mail.app on 10.8: How to get back the “N Messages Selected” label?

In OS X 10.7 Lion: Mail.app in "classic layout" (Preferences > Viewing > Use classic layout), would display a very helpful "N Messages Selected" label in the empty bottom pane when you selected ...
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Script to turn flagged emails into reminders

I am looking for a script that will recognize when an email is flagged and then turn it into a Reminder using the Reminders app.
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In Finder, directory size is not shown

I linked Mail.app to my Gmail account and to my surprise it downloaded all of the 300000+ (!) messages that are on it (I looked in the Preferences for a way to limit the amount of messages downloaded ...
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Can I prevent OS X 10.8 Mail.app smart mailbox configuration changes/corruption?

I have an IMAP account with number of archive mailboxes structured like + Archive +-- 1996 +-- 1997 +-- ... +-- 2011 I have configured a smart mailbox including all of these mailboxes plus ...
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GMail and Outlook Attachment Not Showing in Mail after Upgrading to Mountain Lion

I used to see Word and PDF attachements with my GMail account in Mail. Recently I added my new Outlook account to Mail and found that attachments are missing. So I asked my friends to send ...
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How to change the default Mail account in Mountain Lion?

I have 2 mail accounts configured. When composing a new message, it will default to the account for the currently selected mailbox, which is fine. However, when no particular mailbox is selected (when ...
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Prevent email signature from being inserted when replying

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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Is it possible to store “on my mac” local folders on a network device?

==== System info: Model Name: MacBook Pro Processor Name: Intel Core i7 Processor Speed: 2.7 GHz Memory: 16 GB System Version: Mac OS X 10.6.8 (10K549) Network: GB ...
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Mail shows stale inbox count

I've had some odd behavior on my OS X mail client. Heres' my inbox: Yet here is how many unread messages I have: These values used to be synchronized. Note that the first value will not change ...
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Why are my Apple Developer emails blue?

In Mail.app, the "Apple Developer" emails I get have a blue background, in the message list. Why? And how can I turn this off?
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How to fix Lion Mail.app that keeps asking for keychain password?

I am getting this message every time I start mail.app. I've read this tech note, but neither checkbox is selected. I've run Keychain First Aid, and no problems were found. How do I fix Mail.app in ...
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Mail sent from Apple Mail is not show in Gmail's Sent folder

Apple Mail is not showing Sent Items in Gmail. The mails sent from Apple Mail are not in Gmail.
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“Natively” add emails to Mail by PHP pipe script

I found this awesome tutorial on how to send emails on localhost that will open your Mail showing you the email that was sent from PHP, however this is slightly annoying getting Mail to open when an ...
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How to fix mail to particular contacts not appearing in Sent folder?

On Mountain Lion's Mail, I am having a problem with the messages I send to a particular coworker from my work account not appearing in the Sent mailbox. The messages are going through. (I got her to ...
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How to get my lost mail and accounts back after kernel panic?

Today while working my system suddenly had a kernel panic. I tried to restart in safe mode and the meter went to about 1/4 and no further (did this twice). Since that didn't work I restarted normally ...
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Mail in Mountain Lion does not search mail server

Ever since upgrading to Mountain Lion, I don't get the full search results when searching my Mail. Mail is now coming back with only 2-3 months worth of search and I'm not sure those are complete. ...
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SMTP Issues with Mountain Lion 10.8

BACKGROUND I upgraded from 10.7 to 10.8 on 7/28/12 I upgraded Xcode from 4.4 to 4.4.1 on 8/8/12 PROBLEM On 8/9/12, on my MacBook Air, Mail.app refuses to connect to the SMTP service on a server ...
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How can I fix keystroke delay while typing in Mail on Mountain Lion?

I have Mail Version 6.0 (1485), Mountain Lion 10.8, build 12A269. When composing messages in Mail the keystrokes are delayed. This makes typing awkward. I have not had this happen under Lion and it ...
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Mac OS X 10.7.4 Mail Client triggers Opera for external links in email

I would like to have Safari open any links in email messages. However it seems that Opera has hijacked this and I can't see any property that can change this. Any ideas?
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Can't archive mail on one of my Exchange accounts

I have a few Exchange accounts set up in Mail that are working fine. Deleting sends the mail to the Trash folder, archiving sends the mail to the Archive folder. However, one of the accounts won't ...
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How to lock a full screen application in in a certain space?

I want to keep the mail applicaton fullscreen in the far right space. Every time I open a fullscreen application it moves to the far right. How do I lock a fullscreen app in say the far right space? ...
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Mail.app encounters recurring connection error (to Gmail IMAP server) after installing Mountain Lion

I have a Gmail IMAP account in Mail, which up until installing Mountain Lion has always worked smoothly. Now after the upgrade, I find that if I have Mail open for a while in the background or I put ...
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Show progress indicators in Mail 6 (Mountain Lion)

Apple seems to have taken the brilliant decision of not showing progress indicators when you are checking for new emails. This is annoying, as you get 0 feedback when you press the "Get new messages" ...
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How to copy many emails to a specific folder rather than copy/paste the contents of each message?

I'm trying to create a project folder for some woodworking I will be doing over the next few weeks. Among the first items into this folder is a collection of ~25 emails containing photos and ...
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How to hide or clear unread badges on Gmail folders in Mail.app?

This isn't a new problem with OS X Mail, it persists into Mountain Lion. The badges are quite obnoxious; I can go into that [Gmail] folder and right-click and Mark As Read. But they start piling ...
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How to uninstall deprecated Unsubscribe plugin from Mail.app?

I used the Unsubscribe plugin for Mail.app, but it is now a part of TrustedID (http://www.unsubscribe.com/), so now I can't use it anymore and want to remove it. When I want to uninstall the plugin ...
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Pages “Send via email” doesn't work after upgrade

I just upgraded to Mountain Lion. So far, so good. Great upgrade. I also upgraded to Pages '09 latest version: 4.2. "Send via email" option works on Pages if and only if Mail.app is not running. If ...
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How to view text/rtf message part in .eml files which are ignored since Mail 6.0 upgrade?

I have a bunch of .eml files that contain the message part encoded as Content-Type: text/rtf Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 Content-Disposition: inline Up to OS X Lion, Mail and Quick View both ...
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Creating an Automator service to add email messages to Reminders.app

I've created an Automator service that creates a reminder based on the selected text. What I really want is to create a keyboard shortcut that gets the same result that you get by dragging an email ...
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Accept Invite in iCal - without Mail.app

Whenever I want to reply to an iCal event it opens up Mail.app to send the response. I don't use Mail.app and use Sparrow instead. Sparrow is set as the default mail client but that doesn't seem to ...
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How do I turn off new mail notifications in Mountain Lion?

After upgrading to Mountain Lion, I'm receiving new email notifications. I previously turned these off in the Mail application. How do I turn them off now?
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Migrating Mail.app rules from 10.6 to 10.8

I want to move my Mail.app filtering rules from my old 10.6 machine to a fresh 10.8 install. I've seen people talking about moving these by copying over MessageRules.plist, but I haven't seen anyone ...
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How do I stop marking mail as read caused by looking at the preview pane?

I use Mountain Lion. How do I prevent Mail.app (6.0) from marking a message as read automatically, just because I have looked at it in the preview pane?
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Keyboard, notification, or menubar shortcut to compose mail message?

Im looking for a quick way to bring up a compose mail message dialogue. Either a keyboard shortcut, or even a little tool within mountain lion's new notification center would be cool. Anyone got ...
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In Mail.app 6.0, is there a way to drag-select parts of message bodies? [closed]

In Mail.app 6.0 with 10.8 Mountain Lion, Apple has chosen to make it impossible to drag-select text in a message that has been sent or received. In previous versions, you could do as you can with ...