Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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How can I view and copy an email address in a message header within iOS' Mail.app?

If I reply-to-all on an inbound message with multiple recipients within iOS' Mail.app, I can't view or move/copy the email address of any recipients - I can only view the a 'bubble' which contains ...
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Where did the Trash icon go on iPhone 4 Mail?

In Mail on iPhone 4, with software update of 4.2.1, it seems my Trash icon has been replaced with "Move to Folder". Is there someway to get it back, so I can trash messages with one keystroke instead ...
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Automatically marking junk mail as read

Is there any way to automatically mark junk mail as 'read' in OS X (10.6.5) Mail? A free or shareware utility would be nice. My mail provider supports junk filters that automatically moves selected ...
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Apple Mail app search bar

This may seem like a strange request (and I really hope it doesn't get closed) but I need some info on the iPad Mail app as I don't have an iPad. On the inbox there is a search box at the top, if you ...
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Is it possible to add a note to a ToDo in Mail.app

How can I add a Note to a ToDo? Or is there another way to add a paragraph or two to a ToDo to record progress. The ToDo is linked to an email if that makes a difference.
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Problem with loading new emails on Mail

Something started happening to one of my mail accounts on Mail one of these days. When I press Get New Mail, it starts downloading, showing the KB/s of the Mail Activity. The problem is, without even ...
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Mail.app doesn't delete the draft email after I have sent it

I use Mail.app to access my Gmail account and it doesn't delete the draft email - which is created automatically - after I have sent it. How do I correct this?
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Why can't I delete messages from my IMAP account on my iPhone 4?

I have an iPhone 4 and have set up mail with an IMAP account. When I delete a message a popup says Unable to move message - The message could not be moved to the trash folder. How can I fix this?
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How to send attachments to windows users properly

I already have Windows Friendly attachments enabled, but I'm still having a problem. Whenever I send a image attachment to windows (Outlook) users, it comes as an inline image, not as an attachment. ...
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Unread mail count on iPhone / iPad is often out of date

Apparently, data is only pushed to the iPhone when a new unread emails arrives. If you read an email on your desktop or on the web, the 'Read' status is not being pushed down to the iPhone until ...
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Can I use multiple gmail-based accounts with the same username (but different domains) with Mail.app & IMAP?

A recent mail file corruption has led me to finally putting Eudora to bed. Since my personal email has been backed by gmail for a few years, and my work email is a Google apps email account, I ...
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When I click ⌘+C on an email in Mail.app, why can't I paste it as plain text?

If I select an email in Mail.app and do ⌘+C, I can then paste the entire email (including header info) in a rich text editor app, such as TextEdit or VoodooPad. However, I'm not able to paste it into ...
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How can I change the background and text colour for messages in Mail.app

I much prefer reading white text on a black background. Is it possible for me to configure Mail.app so that messages are displayed white-on-black instead of the other way around?
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How can I use Gmail as the default mail client app in Mac OS X?

I use Gmail as my e-mail client, but when I click on a "mailto:" link, the Mail.app is opened. Is there a way to avoid the Mail.app opening in this case? Can I open Gmail instead?
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Where did Mail.app just put my email?

Mail.app seems built to punish us for not having inbox-zero. I hear a chime telling me new mail has arrived, but with a list of mailboxes that look like: how can I possibly tell which one has new ...
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Is it possible to show multi-level threads in Mail.app?

I like the threaded view for mail.app, but it only groups the messages per thread. In other words, there's only two levels: the original messages, and all the replies that came after that. Is it ...
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Mail: Separate unread counts (badges) on dock icon for different accounts

I have multiple accounts configured in Mail and I would like to see the separate unread counts in the dock icon. I was looking at dockstar. When I google I see that another plugin Mailbadger is also ...
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Change the default IMAP Inbox folder on Mail.app

Ever since I started using Priority Inbox in Gmail I don't really care about my main INBOX folder on Mail.app. Is it possible to change the default INBOX folder to [Gmail]/Important?
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Does Mail support multiple email accounts?

Does Mail support multiple email accounts? If yes, how can I set them up?
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Copying (Drag & Drop) mutliple emails of Mail.app to Finder/Path Finder

I sometimes copy (drag & drop) emails from Mail to Finder/Path Finder. But, when I try to copy multiple files outside Mail, I can't do that. I have to copy one by one. Why is this? Is there any ...
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How can I embed an image in an Apple Mail signature?

I use Apple Mail daily, and up until recently I could have images inside my mail by referencing an external source. However the external source has since become unavailable, so ideally I would like to ...
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How can I add some html to my Mail.app signature?

I want to add my company logo and and some juice to my contact information in the signature part in Mail.app. How can I do that with little or no efforts?
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Defer Sending Email using Mail.app

I'm curious, does anybody have a decent solution for sending e-mails via Mail.app at some scheduled times? I'm badly in need of something like that :)
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How to best move / import my previously received email from Outlook Express into Mail.app?

This is a question often asked by switchers (Windows PC -> Mac)
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Making an inactive mailbox active

I made one of my mailboxes inactive. How do I make it active again?
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Why does my Spotlight index get corrupted?

Recently I have been having an issue where at least once a month my Spotlight index gets corrupted, and I can no longer search the content of mail in Mail.app. I can fix the problem by taking my HD ...
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How to retrieve windows that have moved 'off-screen'

I have this problem sometimes with my dual-screen setup, especially when I'm juggling lots of things around. Occasionally I seem to be able to move a window entirely off-screen (I'm not quite sure ...
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How can I move my local e-mail folders in Mail.app from my old Mac to my new Mac?

Including all e-mail messages contained in these local folders ofcourse.
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Create bulleted list in iOS Mail

Is it possible to create a bulleted or numbered list in Mail on an iDevice? If so, please share how. I know it'll display them. Like if I create it in GMail on my MacBook, save a draft, then open it ...
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Mail: Smart Mailbox Filters

How can I get the smart mailbox to filter email correctly? I have the following set: Contains messages that match ANY: Subject Contains criteria one Entire Message Contains criteria two Entire ...