Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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deactivate growlmail rss notification

Is it possible to tell growlmail to stop notifying me on RSS feeds and just show me the new mails I get? It is getting really disturbing when I get some 30 or more RSS Notifiers when I'm working!
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Mail.app and multiple copies of emails

I start using Mail.app today. I have two Gmail accounts (one free hosted and one on Google Apps). In Mail.app I created two IMAP accounts according to the official Google manual. But when somebody ...
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can't get HTML to display in Apple Mail signature

I'm stumped. I cannot get the HTML I wrote to display! I followed all the steps properly with creating a webarchive file, renaming so that it shows up in Apple Mail. But then when I go back in and ...
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In Mail.app, how can I set a recipient's default email address?

When typing a recipient's name in the "To:" field, Mail.app will bring up an autocomplete menu showing all email addresses for that recipient (e.g., Home and Work). If I don't pay attention and just ...
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Not receiving anything in Mail.app inbox

I have a Mac Pro, and I use Mail.app. Everything used to work fine with my POP account. However, last week my incoming mail showed that it was being downloaded to my inbox, but it never showed up. I ...
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Leopard Mail app keyboard shortcut

I've recently switched to Chrome for developing and have thus started using the build-in Developer Tools instead of my previously preferred Firebug workflow. Just today I found a keyboard shortcut ...
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Script that outputs number of emails in Mail.app inbox

I'd like to have a command-line script I can invoke at the Terminal that will output the total number of messages in my "Work" Inbox in mail.app. Usage would look like this: $ inbox-count 48 What ...
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Restoring mail from backup after hard disk died

The hard disk on my iMac (Mac OS X 10.5.8) died, and after getting it replaced I have been trying to restore my files from backup. The backup I have is just a copy of my user directory. I copied the ...
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Why has moving emails from my inbox in Mail.app become so slow?

Sometime in the last few weeks, Mail.app has become painfully slow when moving an email out of the inbox and into a folder. I have five email accounts that I check in Mail.app—one is pop3 and the ...
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Automating .ics import from Mail to iCal

I've got a setup that will take all the events in a range of dates in Outlook 2007 (at work), create an .ics file for it, and email it to my home email address. The email comes with a few .gif files ...
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Mail.app notification filtering

Is it possible to disable notification generated by Mail.app for a certain set of folders? For e.g. if have Inbox and Inbox > fol1 & Inbox > fol2, I want notification from Inbox and fol1 ...
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Why does my Exchange account work on my iPhone, but not Mail.app?

I can set up my work Exchange account just fine on my iPhone, but I can't get it to work on Mail.app under Snow Leopard. I have read some forums and understand that mobile devices use ActiveSync in ...
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Apple Mail incoming mail notification

When you get a new mail in Entourage then a small window appears with some basic info about the new mail you receveid. Is it possible to do the same thing with Apple Mail?
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Control draft saving in Apple Mail?

Is it at all possible to change the time for saving drafts in Apple Mail. I use MobileMe and whenever I send a mail, the draft is not automatically deleted. I don't want to switch off saving of ...
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Mail.app import from Entourage failed

I am trying to import my entire folder structure from Entourage 2008 to Mail on a Mac running OS X 10.5.8. First I tried to export the whole email database from Entourage to the Desktop as a .rge ...
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One message that cannot be deleted on iPhone 4

I have a single message in Mail on my iPhone 4 that just cannot be deleted. I get a popup saying Unable to move message - The message could not be moved to the trash folder. I'm using the latest ...
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change colour from mailbox in Mac Mail

Is it possible to change the color of the mailboxes in Mac Mail? Here an example Sometimes I manage to create Silver colored mailboxes by accident so I am wondering if it is possible to label ...
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How do I set up an Exchange Account in Mac Mail?

I am having trouble transferring my account settings from Entourage to Mac Mail. Specifically, what is the equivalent setting in Mac Mail for the Domain setting in Entourage? In Entourage I have the ...
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How to sync mail between PC and Mac

I have both a Mac and a PC. On the PC I use Outlook. My question is, how do I sync mail between the PC and Mac? Previously I was keeping the .pst file from the PC on an external HD so I could see it ...
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Backup Mail.app

Quick question. I'm reinstalling Snow Leopard, and am not sure how to back up my Mail. It is all done solely in Mail.app, so is there a folder I can just back up and have Mail 'rediscover' after I ...
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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 ...