Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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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 ...
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How to make Mail.app to delete Gmail messages to trash when pressing the keyboard delete button?

When I accidentally pressed delete on mail in Mail it removed the incoming mail permanently! How can I change this behaviour so that when I press delete on the keyboard, it will remove it from the ...
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No email notifications when Mail.app isn't running?

On Mountain Lion, I don't get email notifications in Notification Center when Mail.app isn't running. This is not the expected behaviour (it is inconsistent with the Mail.app behaviour on iOS) and ...
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How do I write a Mail.app rule to mark messages as read in one mailbox but leave them as unread in my in-box?

I have a Mail.app rule that copies certain incoming messages into an archive mailbox. I'd like those messages to be marked as read in the archive mailbox but remain unread in my in-box until I ...
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Should I uninstall Mail incompatible plug in which are disabled/inactive after Mountain Lion upgrade?

I previously installed Herald for Mail under Lion. When I rebooted after the installation of Mountain Lion, Mail told me the plug in was incompatible and it is now disabled or inactive. Was ...
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Mail.app configured to access gmail, is there a way to sync “sent items”?

I've decided I'd like to use only my @gmail.com email account. I configured Mail.app to access my Gmail account and I can see the 'inbox' just fine. However, when I send an email with Mail.app it ...
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Include Images with Reply in Mail?

In Mail (connected to my work Exchange server, if that matters), when I forward an email which contains inline images they are preserved. However, if I reply to the email then they are not preserved. ...
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Delete Stored Offline Attachments in Mail.app

I'm using Apple Mail and have noticed that the ~/Library/Mail/V2 folder is using up over a gigabyte of space. I'm guessing that a lot of that is stored attachments for my email messages. I've already ...
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Mail.app doesn't detect address in address book

I have a Company name in my Address Book with an e-mail address assigned to it. The name is Blast Corporation and I want to enter that into the "TO" field in Mail. Even though Address Book clearly ...
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Gmail on iPhone: draft shows up on webmail as sent & deleted?

My GMail account is configured on my iPhone 4S as a GMail account (which I access using the "Mail" app), not using the Exchange template. This evening I was using that setup for composing an e-mail ...
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10.7: managing SMTP (outgoing) server for multiple POP email accounts on the same mail server

Folks: re:   mail.app  5.2 (MacOS 10.7.4), possibly similar for earlier versions I'm struggling to understand how to establish and maintain multiple simple POP, non-SSL email accounts on the same ...
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Spaces and some other fonts are changed to rectangles?

I installed Microsoft Office 2011 yesterday on my MacBook Pro with Snow Leopard. I already had Microsoft Office 2008 on this device and simply added 2011. Now for some reason, many of my fonts have ...
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How can I access emails in Apple Mail programmatically?

I have an iMac running OS X 10.6.8 and use Apple Mail version 4.5. I need to access specific parts of specific emails programmatically using Mathematica (others of course could do this more generally ...
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Mute in OS X Mail

Gmail offers a feature called “mute” that silently archives future email that arrives in a thread. It makes reply-all threads way nicer to work with. Is there an add-on or something that enables this ...
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Mac Mail: Add other message as attachment

I'd like to add other mail message as an attachment to a new one but Mail (On OSX Lion) does not allow me to do that. Any workaround? Gil
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What format does Apple Mail store its emails in?

We're trying to convert a user's email mailbox from Apple Mail to Outlook 2010. We copied the files off the mac, and they are mostly directories that end in .mbox and contain a folder called ...
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Copy message_id from selected message

In Mail, when I've selected a message, I would like to have a shortcut to copy the message_id (see my previous question) to the clipboard. How do I manage that? Applescript, I presume?
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Mac Mail with Exchange stopped working, LibSasl2SASLClient error

I've had Mail.app on Lion (and previously Snow Leopard) successfully working with my company's Exchange 2007 for the last couple of years, but today it seems like it's decided not to work. Instead, I ...
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How to recover IMAP folders from iCloud?

I accidentally (!!) deleted a synched IMAP folder on iCloud from Mail.app. It was a large project folder with many clients in it but none of them show up in deleted messages. This is incredibly ...