Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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Can I upgrade to the Lion Mail app alone, without upgrading to Lion in general?

I'm currently on 10.6 and I really like it so I'm not really thinking about an upgrade right now. Two things I really like about 10.7 are the full screen apps and the Mail client. Is it possible to ...
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Mail.app and Gmail - All Functionality

All, I have Gmail and I'm currently using the Sparrow application, but I wanted to see if Mail.app was able to handle what I need. 1) Archive AND delete functionality side by side. - Yes, I archive ...
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Is it possible to send mail using Command + Enter in Mail?

I can't think of any reason why Command ⌘ + Enter ↩ would not send a mail draft, instead of the current shortcut, which is Command ⌘ + Shift ⇧ + D Is there a way to change this?
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How do I prevent Lion Mail from marking a message as read after deleting/archiving another message?

This is driving me nuts. I go through my mail in reverse chronological order. This means I look at the newest mails first and then go back from there. So this scenario happens dozens of times a day: ...
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Archive emails on Google Mail using Apple Mail

Is it possible to archive emails using apple mail? Or do I have to log in to the web UI to archive old mail? I am using 10.6.7.
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Is there a standard format for HTML-emails?

I have noticed that HTML-formatted graphical emails which I receive are the perfect width for the message pane in Lion's Mail app. It almost looks as if Apple designed them (it didn't they are from ...
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I cannot configure Mail 5 on Lion to work the way I want with Google GMail

I just spent a good hour on Mail app, and its pissing me off. First archive button is dumb, it actually creates a label called [imap]/archive. Sending messages is dumb, it actually creates a label ...
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I administer a Mac OS X Server email server and it is down. Can you help? [closed]

I hope this is a stupid question [with an obvious answer that I am missing] ... My email services have suddenly stopped working and nothing I do seems to affect the problem. Existing mail accounts ...
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Mac OS X Lion Mail not sending

Since upgrading to Mac OS X Lion, I consistently have issues sending mail from Mail.app. I can receive mail but when I send mail it stays in the outbox. Sometimes I can send the mail in the outbox by ...
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Is it possible to make Mail require a password on startup? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to password protect individual apps? I want to know if I can make Mail require a password to actually do anything, see messages, etc. so no one can just ...
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How to search in Mail.app within Gmail Chat history?

I setup Mail.app to pull GMail data . I realized that I cannot search within my GoogleTalk chat history. Is there a way or a hack to get the chat history to my folders that get pulled as well so that ...
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In mail.app can one set the default account that is used to send mails to a specific person

In mail I use two email accounts, a gmail for private use and an email adress that was allocated to me for use when mailing to teachers and staff. I would like to set mail.app to automatically use ...
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Full Screen Mail.app with other windows in other Desktops - Lion

I use Mail.app in full screen mode quite frequently. However, I often like to open up and individual message for a task I'm working on and move it to a different Desktop. Opening up a message in ...
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Mail.app in Lion - is there a way to create tasks from email?

I'm not sure if I haven't seen that in earlier versions of Mail.app, but I would really love to have the ability to create a task in iCal from an email - and that this task could link to the original ...
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What is the filename of “New Messages Sound”?

I'm looking for the file which Mail plays when a message comes in.
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How to manually restore emails in Lion?

Before upgrading to Mac OS X Lion with a clean install, I backed up Mail app according to this article on Apple Discussions. I know have the com.apple.mail file and the Mail directory and I have no ...
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How do I show a certificate's detail in OS X Mail (Lion)

I run my own mail servers and have them set up to support SSL connections over IMAP/SMTP. They are GoDaddy SSL certificates and are recognized by Mail and IOS since the root authority (godaddy) is ...
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What's your strategy for archiving emails in Mail.app? Do you archive your Sent & Trashed emails too?

I'm using Mail.app + IMAP email accounts for my email. I want to be able to archive all my email and make them searchable. Currently I copy the previous month's email from my IMAP folders to local ...
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Lion Mail: Drag to Select vs. Drag to Move

I'm using Mail in Lion in three-pane full screen mode. Let's say I put my pointer over a message in the middle pane. I push the touchpad with my thumb to click and hold, and start to move the pointer ...
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Mail.app - keyboard shortcuts to move mail and jump to folder

I'm coming to Mail.app with a background using both Outlook (on the PC) and GMail. In every mail client I've used, there are easy keyboard shortcuts to do these: jump to any folder I want, just by ...
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How to set the default flag color in OS X Lion Mail.app

Currently, when I use the Command+Shift+L keyboard shortcut to flag a message in Mail.app, it defaults to the first flag in the available list (Red). Instead, I would like the default to be one of the ...
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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 ...