Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Open Mail Attachment with Unix-standard programs

I use emacs as my standard text editor. When someone sends me a mail attachment that contains text (for example a LaTeX file *.tex), Mail does not know how to open it and asks me to select an ...
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Mail.app does not fetch mail regularly with Exchange accounts on Lion

I have this stupid symptom with my mac mail since upgrading from 10.6 to 10.7. I have multiple exchange accounts; a couple times a day the inbox for 1 or 2 of them will be blank, quitting mail and ...
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send non-delivery notification

I am fairly sure MobileMe (and possibly Mail.App) had a feature which allowed you to send a non-delivery notification for an email. This is possibly the best way to battle spam, however I can not find ...
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How setup Mail.app IMAP to migrate Mail Server

We changed recently our Hosting provider. How can we remove the old IMAP account in Apple Mail without loosing any Mails and have them uploaded to the new server including all IMAP folders? Thanks, ...
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Formatting picture in a mail message

When writing an email, I want the picture I insert to be formatted (add shadow or border for example). How to do this ? When right-clicking the picture, I only have basic options: I found nothing ...
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Mail.app removes text after inline attachment

Whenever I send an e-mail from Mail.app to someone with Outlook, they can't read any text that is placed beneath an inline attachment. When I send an e-mail to myself from Mail.app any text that is ...
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Print e-mail conversation in Mail.app

Does anybody know how (if possible) to print a whole conversation thread in Mail.app?
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How can I get rid of duplicate Sent, Draft, and Trash folders in my IMAP accounts?

I use several IMAP accounts for e-mail, and, except for iCloud, all of them show duplicate folders for Sent, Trash, and Draft mailboxes: These duplicate folders are (generally) always empty, and ...
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Weird message appeared, like spam, black screen, green button?

Yesterday I received a weird message on my iPhone 4, it was a completely black screen with a wide green / standard button at the bottom. It seemed like a kind of broadcasted message. The message ...
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Flag/Unflag shortcut in mail.app

I learned that ⇧⌘L in mail.app should toggle the flag of a selected message. However, it doesn't work for me... I'm using Snow Leopard and Mail 4.5. Any ideas?
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Can I make Mail.app search Received: headers?

I'm running 10.6.8 and I set up a smart mailbox with two conditions: one, to look in a specific folder, and two, to match any recipient = recipient2@foo.com. Problem: Mail.app doesn't seem to search ...
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How can I prevent “Mail” from popping up alerts?

I don't use Apple's Mail application at all on my Mac OS 10.7.2 System. Every so often its icon starts bouncing in the dock and an alert comes up complaining about some configuration issue. I went ...
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How can I solve false duplicate in Mail.app?

I recently switched to Mail.app from Outlook 2011 and have been importing some of my archive messages. The problem is that for many of the messages, Mail.app seems to think they are duplicates so it ...
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Exclude mails from specific Inbox in “Inbox” view

Is it possible to exclude a specific mailbox from the "Inbox" view in Mail.app? I got 3 mailboxes in mail.app, 2 of them are mail accounts for normal mail communication, 1 is used for receiving mails ...
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Mail.app showing odd characters instead of actual text

I have this problem happening on a new 2011 Macbook Air with the latest version of Lion. When viewing emails, the text is coming through as odd characters that look like a capital A in a box (see ...
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Is it possible to attach a file to an email from the command line?

I am often using the terminal, and I'd like to be able type a command that will attach a selected file to an email in mail.app. :~ mailme myfile Any idea on how to do that?
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Why does OS X Mail fail to recognize that an e-mail address belongs to an existing contact?

In OS X Mail, when I enter the name of a person to whom I have sent a previous e-mail, I'm often presented with a suggested e-mail address, corresponding (roughly) to the most recent frequently ...
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How do I reset Apple's Mail, in Lion, to default settings?

I have been having a bunch of email problems and want to start over. I have deleted all the IMAP accounts from Mail. What other files do I need to delete, hidden and otherwise, to make Mail (and ...
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Mail and multiple accounts in Gmail

I Have a gmail account configured to receive and send emails of a live mail account and I have some services that I need to send emails as live mail to be identified, but in Apple Mail I'm only able ...
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Weird network issues with Lion

I recently bought a MacBook Air with Lion. I have had many issues since, especially when connecting to the internet through "open" wifi networks that redirect you to a login page in the browser (i.e., ...
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How can I reduce the mobile data used by the iPhone Mail app?

I am on a 200 MB/month plan, and feel that Mail is responsible for most of my mobile data usage, sometimes pushing me over the 200 MB, even if I almost never use the iPhone in places where there is no ...
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Mail can't delete old email address

I recently picked up a used Macbook Pro with Lion installed. There are no other accounts in the native Mail app except my new Gmail one. However, when I send an email, the "Reply-to" address that ...
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How to prevent Mail.app to update address book on its own?

Now that the iCloud works (almost) flawlessly on both my MacBook Pro and iPhone I get annoyed by Mail.app on my Mac which seems to update contacts in my address book on its own, without my request or ...
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How can I schedule sending the day’s iCal events via email?

I followed this tutorial on creating a workflow using Automator that will email the events of the day from iCal to an email address. I would like this to be executed every morning at, say 4am, so it ...
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Mail autocomplete is different for search and compose

It annoys me that Mail “To” field autocomplete doesn't match that of the search bar. When I start typing name of a person I've had conversation with in the search bar, I can see their full name along ...
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How do I refresh / check new mail in Mail?

How do I refresh / check new mail in Mail? By default, I don't see a toolbar button to do so in Mail 5.1 on Lion.
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Why do flags revert to red in Lion Mail?

In Lion Mail, in (IMAP) accounts other than iCloud/MobileMe, flags that I set to colors other than red revert to red over time. Why is this happening and how do I fix it? What is the soruce of the ...
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How can I mark all emails as 'Read' after IOS Update 5.0 on iPhone?

I just updated to iOS 5.0 on my iphone and when it started up for the first time, all of my emails in a POP account are now showing as unread. The total is 79 emails and I don't want to go one at a ...
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alias youremail@me.com(icloud) from a custom domain (like Google Apps fyd)

Similar to how Google Apps for you Domain works with your own domain (by using the mx record settings). How would I setup icloud email to achieve this? Custom domain is not suppored out of the box ...
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Why don't accepted event invitations through MS Exchange show up in iCal?

I'm using Lion's iCal and Mail.app, and I've started working in a company where everyone uses MS Exchange. I haven't connected iCal to Exchange. When I receive an event invitation (sent with Outlook) ...
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Can I Disable the Duplicates Counter in Lion Mail?

I've recently switched to using Gmail via IMAP in Mail.app on Lion, and I've mostly got it configured to do what I want. However, there's one annoyance I haven't been able to fix yet. Because of ...
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iCloud, created @me.com email with wrong Apple ID, how to claim it with correct Apple ID?

I logged into iCloud with an old Apple ID (abc@mac.com) because I was hoping I could use that old email address with iCloud. However, it told me I had to create a new @me.com email address in the ...
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my Apple ID is …@mac.com — can I use it with iCloud?

When .Mac first came out I signed up for trial and got "myname"@mac.com I never did subscribe to .Mac or MobileMe, but it appears I still "own" that email address because I just logged into iCloud ...
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How to use SMTP and IMAP with iCloud email?

I've never used @me.com or @mac.com emails before. Neither did I use MobileMe. So when the iCloud came out last night I created @me.com email account this morning. Registration on its own went just ...
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How can I mark a thread as read in Lion Mail?

In Mail 5.0, when I view a message, it's marked as read. No surprises there. When I get a few messages in the same thread, and I view the thread, the latest message is marked as read, but I can't ...
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How can I convert a .eml file to a .mbox file for Apple Mail?

How can I convert a Windows Live Mail eml file to Apple Mail mbox file
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Using iCloud Mail account from Computers without Lion?

If I understand correctly, MobileMe Mail will only work in the future under ICloud. For iCloud you need iOS 5 or Lion on an actual computer. I have 4 Apple computers currently in use, I use mail on ...
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OS X Lion Mail.app sound effects bug

This is one of the weirdest bug that I've observed: It seems that Mail.app's audio notifications for new mail and sending mail accumulate and play in order of occurrence when I unplug external ...
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How to delete bad entries in Mail's helpful drop-down lists?

When I send an email, I type two or three letters and select the recipient's full name in the list that pops up. A great feature. But one day I mistyped an email address and now have several junk ...
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Mail.app: How can Choose Signature choice be based on recipient?

I have different mail signatures that I'd like to use, depending on whether my recipient is internal or external. In the Signatures tab of Mail.app preferences, I can choose random or sequential ...
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Set up Gmail to work properly with Apple Mail

I often can't find my sent mail in my Gmail account viewed on my Mac in Apple Mail. I did not set up these folders, but I have both a "Sent Mail" folder indented under a "Gmail" folder and a "Sent ...
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How do I add attachments in iPad Mail?

My friend has an iPad 2 and we can't seem to find a way to attach photos to emails using the standard Mail software the device comes with. What are we missing?
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Can I automaticly CC emails to an email address in Mail.app?

Are there any email clients for Mac OSX (10.6.7) which can automaticly CC an email ID (without writing the CC email field)? Update 1 - I want to give an email ID to all the team members. I am using ...
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Can I use outlook web access with mail app on iphone 4?

My company runs an exchange server which also provides outlook web access. The thing is that I cannot connect using activesync from the iphone because the exchange server is only reachable through a ...
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How can I get “related emails” on iPad, like in Mac Mail.app?

Lion's new mail.app update has a great feature for displaying emails where it shows "related" messages, ie both messages received and Sent are shown in the same conversation. Is there a way to get ...
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Mail.app extension to avoid sending email from the wrong account?

I have recently starting using Mail.app with two email accounts (work and home). Every now and then I send email while having the wrong folder selected, and the default "from" account will be not ...
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Sparrow always set itself as the default mail reader [closed]

I have Sparrow configured for my personal gmail account, and Mail.app for working. However, every time I open Sparrow, it will set itself as the default .eml file reader, although I didn't config the ...
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Gmail Draft emails do not sync properly between Apple Mail.app (on Mac) and iPad

My Gmail drafts are not syncing properly between Apple's Mail.app (on the Mac) and the Mail app on the iPad. What is the proper way to set up drafts so that they sync properly?
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Can OS X Lion Server automatically set up Mail using Open Directory information?

This is my first experience with OS X Server, I setted Open Directory up and added some accounts through Workgroup Manager. When I login in on one of the remote Apple computers with one of the ...
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Leopard won't remember default programs

Everytime I restart/boot my mac and open up a mail application (thunderbird) or a web browser (firefox or chrome) I am always asked if I want to make it the default. This happens even if I click yes. ...