Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Formatting Text in Mail

I'd like to have all email that I send formatted with my font and size and color, like the way web based email does it. I'd just like to set a default font and have all email I send formatted this ...
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How do i turn off email notifications on my laptop?

I keep getting email's notifying me of my upcoming meetings. This would be fine, but i never asked it to do this. I use Gmail for email and Google Calendar for my scheduling. On my laptop Mail.app ...
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Have Mail.app format the text when changing the default message font

I've changed my default font for message to be Georgia 12 Normal. The trick is, to have the message formatted this way (Georgia 12 Normal), so when the recipient open the email it is also formatted as ...
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What is the easiest way to have Apple's Mail send an email at a specific time/date?

Something in Mail itself? AppleScript? Automator? I am using OS X 10.7.3.
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Lion Mail "Show Format Bar' button missing

In Lion Mail there is supposed to be a "show format bar" button at top right of a new mail window. It is not there for me. How can I get it to show?
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Select outgoing mail folder in Mail.app

On my iPhone, I can go to Settings > Mail > Any Account > Account > Advanced > Sent Mailbox and select which folder I'd prefer to have my Sent mail stored in. How can I do this in Mail on a Mac? I am ...
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Weird Mail Attachment behaviour

My friend receives an email at a Gmail based account. It has an attachment that can be seen when using the Gmail Web interface. After accessing that email via Apple's Mail.app (OS X, Lion... not iOS) ...
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Visibility Issues with Mail and iCal in OS X Lion

I recently installed Lion (Mac OS X 10.7.3) on my early 2008 MacBook. I know many of the color changing options in Mail and iCal have been taken away (probably due to app syncing or Cocoa issues). I ...
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How do I make Safari, Chrome, Mail, and other applications all use different SOCKS proxies

How do I make different applications like Safari, Chrome, and Mail all use different SOCKS proxies. FireFox has it's own proxy settings, but Safari, Chrome, and presumably Mail all use the system ...
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What is the purpose of “Apply Rules” in mail?

The Mail client (that comes with Mac OS X) has an "Apply Rules" menu option, but I don't see any option to create a rule like most other mail clients have. Two part question, what rules does the ...
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Set Mail app so it won't mark messages as read on the server

I am accessing my colleague's work email account (on gmail) using IMAP. The problem is that whenever I read one of the messages first, it is marked as read on the server and he often misses it. I ...
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How do I recover lost mail in mail.app on Lion

I have lost mail between certain dates for no apparent reason on my imac with Lion using mail.app. Can I find the lost mail and restore it to the respective folders both sent and received?
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How do I transfer my old mail to my new Lion mail.app

I have a new imac with Lion. How can I transfer my imap mail from my older imac with 10.5.8?
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Why do some emails go into deleted messages folder in iCloud?

I forward all email from my gmail account to iCloud using POP3 but when I delete emails in iCloud some go to the trash folder, which is where I want them to go, but sometimes a folder called 'deleted ...
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OSX Mail how to mark message as not junk

I have some mail messages that OSX Mail puts in my junk folder but does not show the header saying "Mail thinks this message is Junk Mail" and so does not show the button allowing me to mark the mail ...
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Can't see drafts folder in Mac Mail

I have a recent MacBook Pro that was running OS X 10.6 but was recently updated to 10.7. My work email switched from Gmail to Exchange and they said to use the built-in Mail app. Overall, I like it, ...
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How do I revert the default mail client back to Mail from GMail?

I downloaded Google Chrome and it automatically changed my default mail reader from Mail to GMail in Chrome. I went to the preferences section of Mail and didn't see an option to make Mail the default ...
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How can I send a mail message later?

Back in the day, I remember having an e-mail program (perhaps it was Eudora?) that could schedule the sending of mail, so when composing a message, you could set some preference for when it would be ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut in Mail.app for moving the active email to the top of the inbox?

I'm trying out Mail.app on Lion (10.7.3) for the first time and, nice as it is, I'm frustrated that I have to use the mouse to jump to the top of my inbox after using the search function. To give you ...
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Quitting and reopening Mail loses all accounts

Every time I quite Mail or reboot my computer, all of my mail accounts are gone and I'm prompted to reconfigure my accounts (6 of them). This is incredibly annoying and I'm not sure where I've gone ...
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Unified Inbox in Mail does not display all emails

I have 4 different email accounts in Mail; therefore, there are 4 different inboxes. When I select the unified Inbox, I should see all emails listed from all accounts. But I don't. What could be ...
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If I'm using Gmail, can I clean out the space that “Mail Messages” are taking up on my hard drive?

In looking to make some room on my MacBook Pro's Hard drive, I ran the excellent Disk Inventory X As I expected, movies, my Aperture Archive and other media-intensive files took up a ton of my space. ...
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Insert code blocks in the body of emails

I'm a developer, and I'd like to be able to distinguish blocks of code from regular text, when I write emails. Basically I wanna be able to do this. In the Mail app, (or Sparrow!). Is there a way ...
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How can I remove an individual name from a Group on the Autofill feature of Mail?

How can I remove an individual name from a Group on the Autofill feature of Mail? I can remove the individual from the Group in Contacts, but when I use the same Group to create a new email, it keeps ...
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Mails from Apple are shown malformed in Outlook 2010 (Windows)

I have a setup with Mac and Windows clients. The Mac users use Apple Mail and all users have an HTML signature with images. When a Mac user replies to an email the text from the initial message ...
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Why does Mail.app automatically add iCal events from invitations I receive?

I sometimes receive emails with .ics file attachments. Mail.app automatically adds these events to my iCloud Calendar as soon as I preview the message. How can I disable this behaviour and only add ...
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How can I get Mac Mail to allow repeat of delete key or backspace key (Snow Leopard)

I'm trying to find a way to have Mac Mail allow me to press and hold either the "delete" key or the "backspace" key. I'm on Snow Leopard with a non-Apple keyboard. Goal: delete a lot of emails, ...
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Issue with Mail, receiving my own sent emails in Inbox

I have 2 Gmail accounts hooked up to Mail. One is an @gmail.com account, the other is a business account run through Google Apps. When I send an email from the business account, the email always ...
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Is there a way to limit Mail to only keep the last 50 mails?

Is there a way to limit Mail to keep only the last 50 emails and delete the older ones? I am using gmail, and most of the stuff are kept there, I do not need to have everything downloaded to the Mail ...
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How to exclude mailboxes within a smart mailbox?

I have made some smart mailboxes in Mail.app. The smart mailboxes I am using only for my Gmail account. While they send the emails to the smart mailbox they always send duplicates. The email from the ...
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What's is new in Mail app in Lion compared to Mail app in Leopard Snow?

I find Mail app (in Leopard Snow) very limited for my needs. I need something like Thunderbird but before switching I just like to know what's is new in Mail app in Lion compared to Mail app in ...
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Forward a thread of messages in Mail

In Mail on Mac OS X Lion, is there a way to select an entire thread of messages and forward them to someone in a single e-mail? Ideally I'm looking for a simple command in Mail (press ⌘ while ...
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Can I use a different email/calendar/address book provider for Mac OS X and iOS?

I am afraid that the switch to iCloud will make life very complicated, particularly for Snow Leopard users like myself. I am also afraid that Apple will make life generally more complicated. So I am ...
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Repair “Mail App” after downgrade to Lion? [closed]

i rollbacked from Mountain Lion developer preview to Lion. Works fine, but Mail App won't open and crash... Here crash log: Process: Mail [791] Path: ...
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Formatting HTML signature in Mail (Lion)

I have created an HTML signature with a local image. I have formatted the signature using a Table. I have tried to add my signature to mail using the method described here, i.e. open the sig in a ...
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How do I use MS Exchange 2003 with OS X?

My company still relies on the antiquated Exchange 2003. Besides using Windows in a virtual machine, has anyone found any type of workaround to enable Exchange 2003 access with OS X apps ...
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Is there a way to change the order of previous recipients in Apple mail?

John Doe is someone I email often. John Dee is someone I emailed recently and will probably email again, but not nearly as often. I don't want to remove John Dee from my previous recipients, but I ...
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Mail app and templates for emails?

I used Mail as my main mail client on Snow Leopard. It would be really useful to manage mail templates with it. I used to send similar emails every day and I need to create 20 or 30 email templates to ...
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Option to choose reply from address on mail.app in Lion

My default position is to stay within the OS X ecosystem unless their is a compelling reason to use use a 3rd party product. Gmail (with Sparrow) has long been keeping me from using mail.app on my ...
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Advanced Mail Rule

I want to write a rule like that does the following: act on all messages from contacts that are in my address book do move it to the folder <known> except if another rule matches ...
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How do I delete a previous recipient's email address from Mail?

I am trying to delete a friend's old email address so it doesn't automatically pop up when I enter his name while addressing an email. I have removed it manually from the address book, but it still ...
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Mail.app 5.1 is unusually slow

My Mail.app program is ridiculously slow. I have several email accounts and I just checked the size of my Mail folder (~/Library/Mail): 593.2MB. That's huge...no wonder it's so slow. So the question ...
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How can I keep Mail.app's archive from becoming too big?

I'm trying to reduce my hard drive space used to prepare for a move to an SSD. I've got a wonderful application called DaisyDisk that allows me to visualize data segments on my hard drives. I have ...
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How to avoid Mail.app grouping mails

While i generally like the newest Mail.app, i particularly dislike that it groups all messages that i receive from a specific sender. This makes it difficult to remove a specific message and i would ...
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Does Mail Quick Look follow redirects when viewing webpages?

When a phishing email presents a link, they often send you to a webpage that redirects you to another webpage that they harvest your data from. Does the Quick Look feature in Mail follow these ...
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How to get Gmail priority inbox sections on Mail?

I use Google priority inbox so I've a Starred section, Important, and Everything else as separate sections on the web gmail. Now, I just set up my "Mail" on Mac OS X (using IMAP) but Mail will just ...
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How do I get the Mail app to use its configuration settings?

The Mail app is configured to send the downloaded attachments to my downloads folder, yet it keeps burying my downloaded attachments in my library. I've tried resetting the download location in the ...
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Can I see the URL of an RSS feed on Apple Mail 4.5?

Can I see the URL of an RSS feed on Apple Mail 4.5? I cannot find the option.
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How to change encoding on iPad or iPhone mail?

I use Mac OS X, iPad and iPhone. There are occasions when I receive mails send from people who uses Outlook written in different asian languages (Japanese, Korean, Chineses etc.). I could read them ...
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Sending an email to senders of selected emails in Mail.app

I want to select multiple messages in a Mail.app folder by hand, do X, and then have a new mail message window appear with all those senders in the "To:" or "Bcc:" field. What is that magical X ...