Apple Mail, the email client application provided with OS X

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How to make Mail use standard signature separator?

I am using many signatures under Mail. I noticed that unlike many professionnal E-mail programs Mail doesn't automatically include the standard E-mail signature separator. The command: defaults read ...
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Applescript not working anymore with Yosemite Mail Rules

Here is the script that use to work pre-Yosemite. Now it's doesn't work at all. Anybody have any suggestions on how i can get this to work? using terms from application "Mail" on ...
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Apple Mail incorrectly showing IMAP folder for Inbox

I added my email account from my shared hosting to Apple Mail as an IMAP account. Everything seems to work fine except a folder without name with a subfolder inside shows up like this: And that ...
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Is their a Developer and Inspect feature in mail.app

Is their a Developer and Inspect feature in mail.app? Within safari.app I have a developer menu which includes an Inspect item which allows me to investigate issues with HTML in the browser. Does ...
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Is it possible to override HTML style in mail.app (Yosemite)

I asked this over in Apple forums already, but as this site seems to get better traction... Is it possible to override HTML style in mail.app? Ideally using a rule, but otherwise changing the default ...
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Mail applescript stopped working on Yosemite

This script stopped working in Yosemite. Any suggestion would be much appreciated. tell application "Mail" try set _msgs_to_move to (a reference to (every message of mailbox "INBOX" of every ...
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How to make Apple Mail.app to use SOCKS proxy configured by a PAC file

For some reasons, I have to use a SOCKS proxy to access Gmail, otherwise, the connection will be blocked. I tried the global SOCKS agent, and the Mail.app worked fine. Nevertheless, when I turned to ...
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Operation could not be Completed

While taking video from my Apple 3gs my mobile got switched off. When i take a view on the video, it is showing like operation could not be completed. Any possibilities to recover?? Kindly help me ...
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Securely deleting emails from Apple Mail

I have an IMAP account and iCloud account set up on my local Apple Mail client. Is the location of these ~/Library/Mail or somewhere else? I use OS X 10.10.1. For my IMAP account with domain ...
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Extract links from email based on the anchor text, not the href

I am putting together an Automator workflow that will allow me to bind a hotkey to a Smart Mailbox listing and effectively automate the task of clicking "Unsubscribe" in emails which have that text ...
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Is it possible to disable Junk Mail filtering in mail.app?

I'm using Mail.app to sync three email accounts on my Mac. I find that usually my Junk Email is usually filled with a lot of emails. It is possible to disable this tab entirely ?
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How do I create an Automator Application to forward new mail from Mac Mail?

I have an old e-mail address linked to my Mac Mail account. I have made a rule that forwards new mail from a specified address - call it johndoe@test.com - between my old e-mail and my current ...
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Make VIPs folder on OS X Mail the same as on iOS?

The VIPs folder on iOS and OS X seems to have very different behavior. On iOS it shows only messages from VIPs that are also in the inbox. On OS X it shows messages from all VIPs in every mailbox. ...
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Yosemite Mail.app search of gmail is not working at all

I have tried a lot of things. Most drastic was to remove the gmail accounts from mail.app, exit mail.app, turn off IMAP from the gmail side, turn it back on, re-add the gmail accounts to mail.app. ...
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Delete Gmail Archive from Apple Mail but keep available online [duplicate]

i use apple’s mail application. it’s really great for getting me to stay on top of my email in a way i never could when i used web-based gmail. but apple mail synced with my gmail means all of my ...
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Is there anything on iOS that would cause your mail pulls to be set to manual?

I had a user come in where I work, and she said that she didn't get emails on her iPhone 4; she was running iOS7. I have an iPhone 5c, and I failed to receive emails around 8:30 PM today. Her ...
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Archive not shown in Mail.app on Yosemite

I'm not sure what happened, but I don't see Archive mailbox in Mail.app. Compared to iCloud.com, there is a Archive directory. Wha might be wrong? How can I bring back the Archive box in ...
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Mail.app won't sync Gmail account

I have several Gmail accounts. One in particular started demanding the password before sending emails. I have two factor authentication with the unrecoverable password so I had to delete the account ...
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How to auto-archive mails after sent?

Is it possible to auto-archive mails, after sending - or adding a separate "Send and archive" button? I use the Inbox Zero approach, so now I need to manually archive conversations that have ended.
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Automatically mark as read

How to mark mail that goes to Junk and Trash folders as read automatically? I use standard Mail app on Yosemite. Thank you!
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How does Mail.app do SMTP with iCloud servers?

I am trying to troubleshoot the connection between me and the iCloud servers at smtp.mail.me.com. It works for Mail.app, but I need to know what's going on (so I can replicate this within my iOS ...
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Mail.app message selection gets reset when clearing the search box

If I search for something in my mailbox, select the message I'm interested in, then clear the search box (because I want to see the other messages that came in around the same time), the selection ...
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How can you forward long headers in Apple Mail 8.1 using Yosemite (needed when reporting suspected fraud)

also wondering if any way to have a return of incoming mail being individually numbered as existed in mail used with 10.6.8
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Mail 7.3 with iMac running 10.9

I just upgraded from an iMac with 10.6 to a newer iMac with 10.9. When I use the Mail 7.3 program and go to print and email, it prints all previous emails from the same sender as well. I don't want ...
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Do not show Mac Mail headers when forwarding, but do show in Inbox

Is there a way to view the detailed header of an email in Mac Mail without having to include all that detailed info when forwarding an email? I am periodically interested in the header information ...
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See links download progress in Mail

I received an email in Mail (OS X 10.8.5), with a couple of links to Dropbox files. I CTRL-click on them and choose the option "Download linked file", and the download starts… but there's no progress ...
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Move Large Apple Mail .mbox Folders to Gmail

I have e-mail from accounts that no longer existed archived in Apple Mail, in their .mbox format. Does anyone have recommendations on how to move the messages to Google Mail, so they'll be more ...
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Viewing window disappears mac mail with yosemite

My mac mail with yosemite has gone crazy. The viewer window does not open automatically and when I choose open new window it opens then closes immediately. I chose classic in preferences but would ...
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Use Mail.app in English?

I'm trying to use Mail.app in English in Yosemite. The reason for this is that when the app is in another language, it uses that language's headers for replies and can be very distracting to the other ...
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Mail.app (Yosemite) sometimes doesn't sync Exchange Inbox

I have intermittent issues where Mail.app on Yosemite (10.10.1) sometimes fails to sync my Exchange Inbox. From home, I use OWA, and I see a different view there, with a number of conversations that ...
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Backup mailbox of mail.app with applescript

I would like to automate, with applescript, the back up a mailbox of mail, which is manually done with the menu "Export mailbox ...", but: I can not set the folder where the mailbox will be saved; I ...
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Mail Password Bug

I have been having an issue with Mail.app. After I create an account, even if i do define the password (whether it be via programmatically doing so using applescript OR manually), after I save my ...
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How to Sync Gmail's “Other” Contacts with OS X Yosemite (Mail.app and Contacts) and iOS Mail

I'm trying to get Mail.app on OS X Yosemite to autocomplete contacts on my Gmail "Other" group - i.e. the contacts google creates for you once you've sent them an email. I have a Google "Internet ...
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Mac Mail has very slow to send/receive mail (plus other bugs too)

It's been worse since Yosemite. From the same exchange account (office365) I will send and receive emails instantly on my phone, but they will take several minutes through the app. Loading existing ...
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Apple Mail: move message to another account or local folder and delete from the original account

When I move a message from one account to another (by dragging, or "Move to"), or to a local folder, I expect the message to be deleted on the original account. However, what Apple Mail does is ...
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Disabling “access to contacts” dialog box with terminal

I am trying to disable the following dialog box that pops up all the time when I open Mail.app: Is there a way to do so using terminal? Thanks!
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How to specify SMTP server to use in Yosemite Mail

I have one single email Account configured in Mail. But in reality, I have multiple email addresses that I use for different purposes, and all of these addresses are entered (separated by commas) in ...
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How to get GMail default inbox tabs (primary, social…) in Mail (Yosemite)

I'm using the default GMail inbox, where emails are magically filed under the proper tab: Primary, Social, Update and Forum. In Mail on OS X Yosemite (10.10) however, all end up in the Inbox. I can ...
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Embed SVG image in email composed in mail.app?

Is there any way to embed an SVG in an email? If I try to attach it the same way I'd embed an image file, it comes out as an attachment, rather than a visible image. For some content (e.g. charts, ...
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Yosemite upgrade causing Mail to crash

I upgraded to Yosemite on my 2011-12 iMac, from system 10.6.8. It worked to a point, but with major problems with the mail - crashing and not working, basically.My Mac tech said it "should work"...but ...
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Can I increase the minimum font size of text when reading html messages in Mail.app (in Mavericks and later)?

I went searching for this answer myself today after upgrading from Lion to Yosemite. In earlier versions of Apple Mail, one could use an undocumented preference to set a minimum font size for reading ...
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My erase junk mail is grayed out

The option to erase junk mail does not show up when I right click and in the menus it is grayed out. Any idea how to get it back. I am running Yosemite, 10.10 on an iMac. I couldn't find anything ...
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Why do mail signature is being set back if I do not lock file?

I followed some tutorials and created a HTML signature for Mail Programm. I used my HTML code inside a .mailsignature file, saved the file,checked it as "Locked" and now I'm able to use my signature ...
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Need a script - Transfer Apple Mail to Onenote

Does anyone have an idea if there is something like this?
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Are there special boolean search operations (AND,OR, NOT) for iOS mail app?

I got like 11000 emails available through the iOS mail app, and single keyword search no longer works for me. I would like to exclude specific words, like in google: (food -fast). Are there special ...
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How to attach pictures in “View As Icon” mode in Mail

When attaching a picture file to an email in Mail, I would like the presentation to default to "View as Icon" but it defaults to including the open picture embedded in the email. How do I change the ...
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Creating an account and sending mail using applescript

I'm trying to use applescript to do two things: Create an account in Mail.app Using that account, send an email in Mail.app I'm having an issue with creating an account on Mail.app mainly because ...
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Mail client sending duplicate replies

I have my OS X Mail client setup with one GMail and one Outlook account. They both use IMAP. I have an issue that every time I reply to a message I send two identical replies (from the same hotmail ...
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I am using Yosemite - but my Mail is v 8 - how can I upgrade Mail?

I want to use an auto configure for my new email address - but it says it can't do it automatically because my email program isn't a v10+. What is the problem - is there a Mail upgrade??
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Mail Envelope Index files in use by other program

I routinely copy my Mail data between my two computers I use in different cities, copying any changes in Users ▸ [me] ▸ Library ▸ Mail from one to the other via a portable hard drive. This method ...