Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Mail.app on Lion with Exchange doesn't get updates

I've noticed since upgrading to Lion that Mail.app doesn't seem to update the mailbox and synchronize properly with Exchange. Before on SL, or using Outlook now, they always maintained correct state, ...
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How can I map the “Archived” folder to “All Mail”?

I would like to map the "Archived" folder that's created when you Archive mail to the "All Mail" folder in my Gmail account. How can I do this?
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Why does my MobileMe email account have a Junk mailbox?

My MobileMe email account has a mailbox named Junk (first letter capitalized), and I don't know why. I created a mailbox called junk (all lowercase) into which I manually move junk messages. I see ...
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Apple Mail reply arrow not working reliably

I'm running Lion, connecting to an Exchange 2010 server. Sent messages are stored locally. Once I've replied to a messages in my Inbox, the "replied" arrow appears to the left of the message, as ...
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Can Mail.app be configured to insert a blank line before the text of the previous message in a reply?

Currently, a reply window contains this: *new message text starts here* ... old/previous message text starts here... What I want is this *new message text starts here* ... ...
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Can you list Mail attachments separately rather than as icons in the text?

In Mail, is it possible to show attachments in a separate list (like in Entourage) rather than as icons buried within the text?
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Did Mail.app once allow messages to be annotated with notes?

I thought I remembered being able to add notes to a message in a pane over the main message (as well as todos). In Lion, I don't see how to do that. I can create individual notes but not annotate a ...
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How can I fix Lion Mail's search functionality?

I made a clean install of Lion, configured Mobile Me in System Preferences. So, when I opened Mail, my Mobile Me account was already configured and it started downloading my mails. Everything worked ...
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X-Mailer header mapping to actual version of mail.app used to send message

When email is sent using Mail.app a Apple Mail (x.xxx.x) X-Mailer header is added to the message. Is there a way to determine which actual version of the app was used to send the messages? In Lion ...
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Can Mail.app be configured to always load remote images from certain domains?

I like how Gmail gives me the option to, for example, Always display images from allsongs@n.npr.org. Is there a way to have Mail.app do the same? I can only find the global option for displaying ...
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What are the .mbox files in ~/Library/Mail/Mail Lost+Found/Mailboxes in Mail.app 5.0 (Lion)?

When I upgraded to Lion, Mail.app 5.0 created a directory ~/Library/Mail/Mail Lost+Found. There were a couple of outdated bundles, which seems logical. But there is also a Mailboxes directory that has ...
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Mail.app performance after upgrade to Lion

I am having some big issues with Mail.app after upgrade to Lion. Performance is horrible. When i open a message, cpu usage grows up to 150% See monitor activity screenshot I already tried to repair ...
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How to Sync my Mail app with my Gmail account?

I want to start using my Mail app on Mac the same way I use it on my iPhone. On my iPhone once I read an email it is marked as read in my gmail account as well (if I access it from the web) and vice ...
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Can Mail count unread messages (for the Dock icon) from only some of my accounts?

I have 7 mail accounts configured with Apple Mail. The dock icon shows the count of new emails for all of my accounts. How can I disable notification for 2 of those 7 accounts, so it just shows me the ...
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Using Gmail with Mail, Google Calendar with iCal

I currently use Gmail and Google Calendar for my primary email and calendar system. I've been using them both through the web interface so I can best take advantage of all the features. However I'm ...
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When Organized by Conversation, Mail's Inbox sometimes sends out to wrong recipient

When Lion's Mail Inbox is set to "Organize by Conversation", an odd behavior often occurs. If I hit Reply to the latest email from my correspondent, the recipient in the new email is me, not this ...
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Why would Mail's message counts not match Gmail's?

I have Mail 4.5 on 10.6.7 and a Google apps account. My total message counts for each folder in Mail don't match the counts I see in the GMail web UI. I don't have any custom labels or folders. I've ...
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How can I re-map Mail's “Sent Messages” folder to an IMAP server's “Sent Mail” folder?

I use Mail to connect to a traditional IMAP server (non-Gmail). I've noticed that all the messages I send are placed in Mail's "Sent" folder and that Mail is translating this folder to a server folder ...
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How can I re-build Mail.app's search index?

Since upgrading to Lion, my search in Mail has gotten drastically less helpful. Since I have read many reviews about what an improvement Mail 5.0's search is, I can only assume that my search index ...
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Can Lion's Mail.app unsubscribe from Gmail IMAP folders?

I want to try out the new Mail.app but I can't seem to find a way to unsubscribe from certain IMAP folders using my Gmail account. If I right-click on any folder and select "Get Account Info", and ...
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How do I get archive to work in Mail.app in Lion?

I can't get archive to work on Lion. When I choose archive in Mail.app it creates a folder called Archived. That's not what I want. When I choose delete it doesn't remove the message from my inbox. It ...
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Accessing Gmail via IMAP using Lion's Mail client

I've been using POP to access my Gmail account pretty much since Google offered it. I've been meaning to migrate to IMAP access for a while now, and initial attempts to switch yesterday caused quite a ...
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Non-modal dialog in full-screen Mail.app

When used in full-screen mode, Lion’s new Mail.app has a modal (= always in foreground, disables rest of application) dialog for composing and viewing messages. Can I disable this? It’s quite ...
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How can I get mail.app to go to the item below a deleted item in my inbox?

When I'm reviewing mail, I like to have my most recent on top, and I work backwards in time (i.e., down the list). But when I delete an item, rather than going to the next lower item in the list ...
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How to embed url in new Mail from Mac OS Lion

I don't know how this feature is called. Here on stack exchange you can take some text and mark it as a url. The url is embedded below. Example: Google Is there an equivalent in Mac OS Lions Mail ...
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How can I see messages I send in Mail 5's Conversation View?

I love Mail 5's new Conversation View. But, I don't like that it only shows messages sent to me, and doesn't show the messages I send. Is there a way to show both messages I receive and messages I ...
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Lion Mail 5.0 rejects a POP server. Looking for confirmation and/or workarounds

Has anyone else experienced problems logging into POP servers that require plain text password login? Or more importantly found a work around? (I know that in this day and age a plain text password ...
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Apple Mail - Making Reply and Forward Attributions the SAME?

Sorry for such a simplistic sounding question, but I haven't found any resolution to this. As I migrate users from Outlook to Mail, this is one of the biggest things I miss... When you forward a ...
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Delete Mails in Mac Mail without Trash

How can I delete an email in Mac Mail instantly without moving it to the trash. I don't want to look at the spam crap twice :-) UPDATE: I want to do this because I have some very old mails in my ...
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Mail.app out of office rule

I am a new mail.app user. I am going to be out of the office for a few days. I have 3 accounts in mail.app. Can I set one out of office rule for all 3 accounts?
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How to remove Mail.app data after opening it to configure it to not open in the future?

Sorry about the title. I followed these answers as suggested by some users on Ask Different. They've solved my problem. However, when I opened up Mail.app to inform it I want to use Google Notifier ...
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Mac OSX Mail Closes main window after hitting send

Recently every time I compose an email, when I hit send not only does the mail compose window disappear (as expected) so does the main mail window... and then I have to click the dock icon to bring it ...
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iMac Snow Leopard using Apple Mail via Gmail: Can I get rid of “Sender” field?

My wife has a new iMac, and she has noticed that Yahoo mailing lists are rejecting her because Gmail is adding a "Sender:" field that has her Gmail address instead of the email address she's using. ...
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Will iCloud work with Mail and a Gmail account?

Does iCloud work with Mail and a Gmail account, or do I need to necessarily create a .me account and then forward the mails from gmail to .me ?
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change filesize of iPhoto image before adding it to a mail

How can I change the filesize (resolution and compression) of an image from iPhoto before adding it as an embedded image in apple mail without actually changing the image in iPhoto?
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Store attachments locally in Mail.app when using IMAP

I'm reaching my quota on my IMAP account, one big space hog is email attachments. Is there a way to tell mail.app that I want to "remove" certain emails from the server but keep them around ...
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Why do my iPad and iPhone send *two* notifications for every gmail I receive?

Every time I get an email, I hear a ping and a vibration on my devices, followed by another about 3 seconds later. I'm using gmail (through exchange) on both devices. The only option I can find ...
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Is there a way to block access to my e-mail in my iPod Touch, so I can lend it?

I would like to lend my iPod Touch 4 sometimes, but I would like to block access to my e-mails (as well as Facebook), is there a way?
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How can I get a me.com e-mail address?

Was this a service only offered with Apple's Mobile Me? Is there anyway I can still get an e-mail address ending in @me.com?
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How to default UTF-8 encoding in Text Encoding in Mail.app?

I'm using Mail.app. Often times I would write on reply emails typed in foreign language (Chinese, Japanese), and the receiver will see garbled text (e.g. a bunch of ??? or squares). The way I solve ...
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Multiple IP addresses for same host name in /private/etc/hosts?

I have a corporate mail account (exchange 2007) that uses a self-signed SSL certificate. No matter what I do, Mail always complains about this when I connect. If I look at the details it always says ...
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How to import Apple Mail accounts?

I'm copying the old Mail folder over a fresh OS install. I Copied over ~/Library/Mail & ~/Library/Application Support/Mail Mails and mailboxes imported all right ( even better results than using ...
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Gmail “On Behalf Of” Feature in Mail.app

I use Gmail with Mail.app. As you know Gmail allows replying mails as someone else (by changing From header of the sent e-mail). If you don't know, you can register multiple mails to Gmail (your ...
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How to move Mail messages from Apple Mail back on to Hotmail server?

When I first configured Apple Mail, I mistakenly opted not to keep a copy of mail on the Hotmail server. I've now changed that, but would like to move Inbox items that are on Apple Mail back on to the ...
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Mail client locking up?

Is there any way I could lock up my Mail client so that only I can read my emails(which are present locally on the machine)
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How can I embed a linked local image in an Apple Mail signature?

I think my question says it all (and yes, I've googled and searched StackExchange already) - but to clarify: I want to embed an image, which I have locally, in my html email signature (i.e. my logo, ...
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How to filter both from and to address with a single test?

I can't seem to find a simple way to filter mail that is either to or from a given address. It seems that you have to duplicate the address and use two conditions e.g. From - contains - ...
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Sync Mail app tasks with Gmail/Google Apps

Is it possible to sync Mail.app tasks with Gmail / Google Apps so they appear either in Tasks or as email messages?
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Mail.app: Clear Address Auto-Fill Cache

How do I clear the auto-fill address field cache in Mac Mail? I have loads of old addresses that I do not send email to. A removal and reinstallation of the email accounts does not affect the cache. ...
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Growl notifications with Mail.app?

Is it possible to configure Mail.app to use the growl notifications for incoming mail ? Maybe there is an external script doing that too ?