Apple Mail, the email client application provided with Mac OS X

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Show all flagged items in Archive in Mail (iOS 7)

I am using Mail in iOS 7 on my iPhone 5. I was wondering: The "Flagged" Mailbox under iOS 7 only shows the flagged items which are in the Inbox, but not in the whole Archive. However, in Mail for OS ...
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Email alerts (dock icon and app sidebar) arent showing up in any more in 10.9

Ive just switched to osx 10.9 and one thing that ive noticed isnt working are mail alerts in the mail.app side bar and dock icon. Ive got several email account all of them gmail - some gmail.com and ...
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How do I delete attachments from mails I sent

In Mountain Lion’s Mail app, I can delete attachments from mails others have sent me, but not from the mails I sent to others. In the mailbox, the messages I have sent are not marked with the small ...
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Can I delete Mailbox Folder in Snow Leopard

When I first got my Mac I used Mail for a little while, but now I always use Gmail in my browser directly. My hard drive is nearly full and I've been using What size to try and work out where my ...
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Script that outputs number of emails in Mail.app inbox (again)

(I would request a clarification to the nice answer at Script that outputs number of emails in Mail.app inbox if I had the privileges to do so, but I'm new here) I am finding that on Mavericks (OS ...
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Inbox empty using OS X Mail with outlook.com account (IMAP)

I set up my outlook.com account with the OS X (10.9.1) Mail app using IMAP, pretty much as suggested in this link except that the latest mail app has no option to keep the account offline before it is ...
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AppleScript counts multiple Mail messages

In this AppleScript on Mavericks: tell application "Mail" activate set viewer to the first message viewer set msgList to selected messages of viewer end tell set msgCount to 0 repeat ...
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How to use Apple Mail as default email program in Windows 8 running under Parallels?

I am using Microsoft OneNote, Visual Studio 2013 and Visio 2013 under Windows 8.1 running on Parallels 9 on my iMac. All of these have support for sharing content via e-mail. Is there a way to ...
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Disable backspace to delete e-mails in Mail.app

Sometimes I accidentally move messages to the trash in Mail.app when I hit backspace. I tried to find what the 'Backspace' shortcut stands for, but I could not find it in the Mail.app menu. The only ...
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How to move Mail data to an SD card?

I have MBA 128 GB, and my local Mail cache is too large to be stored on the HD. Now, I have the external 16 GB SD card plugged in via compact Nifty adapter. It's always mounted. How can I set up ...
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How do you edit Internet Accounts in shell?

I created two IMAP accounts in Mail app. However I had to enter two wrong email address/passwords to be able to manually set my hotmail as IMAP. e.g. one is sdsd@erer.com When I view them in ...
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Mail.app stopped accepting password for one of my Gmail accounts

All of a sudden Mail.app has stopped accepting the password for one of my Gmail accounts. It works perfectly well for other accounts, some non-Gmail, but this particular account has just died. ...
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How to remove old identities from Mail?

I previously had four e-mail accounts (and thus four identities) set up in the Mail app. I have now removed two of these accounts but when I compose a new e-mail the "From" drop-down box still lists ...
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Emails are automatically marked as read after a few seconds

I have a problem that potentially causes me to miss important email: An incoming message is automatically marked as read after a few seconds. One can watch how a new email is at first unread in the ...
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How to add an account in Apple Mail without downloading older messages?

I recently took on a position in an organization, and with it I gained access to the organization's e-mail account. I would like to add the account to Apple Mail. The organization has been around ...
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AppleScript for moving mail messages to OmniFocus is creating duplicates in OmniFocus

I'm trying to customize this script to import all flagged mail messages in Mail.app to Omnifocus, then unflag and archive the message. It works, but it creates many duplicates in the Omnifocus inbox ...
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Apple Mail / Maps 'NSWindow Frame' .plist

Does anyone know where this string is located for Mail/Maps on Mavericks? I looked in ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.mail.plist and it only lists a few entries, no NSWindow Frame. Cannot find for ...
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How to hide GMail labels in Apple Mail?

When searching for mail in Mail.app with a GMail account, every instance of the mail shows up with every Gmail label, especially in the Bin label, since Apple mail autosaves drafts as you go along, ...
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Make OS X Mail show the most recent message in conversation

I like how Mail groups related messages together in a "conversation", but I hate how it always by default shows the oldest unread message in a thread--even if it is months old! This has gotten me on a ...
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Key command for “archive” showing up on one machine but not another?

This is weird: Have mail.app running on two machines. Both running Mail 7.1 build 1827 on OSX 10.9.1. In the "message" menu, there is now an "archive" command. One one machine, this key command is ...
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Apple Mail - Do not apply rules automatically

As I understand it, active Apple Mail rules automatically get applied when mail comes into the Inbox. Is there a way to prevent rules from being applied automatically, so that they are only applied ...
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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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Differentiate Msgs. To Apple Mail Aliases in IOS

Is it possible to easily differentiate email messages sent to your different Apple Mail App Account Aliases on your iOS devices by color, order, etc., as is possible on OSX? Otherwise, everything ...
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How do I disable the face2face plugin for Mail.app?

I have recently installed and tried to use face2face plugin for mail and I have tried to delete it, however the plugin still seems to be active and I don't know how to disable it. ...
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How can I remove thousands of duplicated mails on OS X 10.9 Mavericks

The problem: I would like to stop both my MS Outlook as well as Apple/Mac Mail.app programs downloading and duplicating many thousand mails from my huge Gmail account with well-organized mails ...
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Follow up question to “is there a way to store mail on an external hard drive using apple mail?”

This is a follow up question regarding storing mail on an external drive. I'm running Mountain Lion (10.8.5), and I've been successful in moving ~/Library/Mail and ~/Library/Mail Downloads to my ...
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Change destination mailbox of Command+Control+A in Mail

In my Mail.app, I have only one account set up, which is an Exchange account. When I click on a message on my Inbox (which is a server folder), and press Command+Control+A to archive it, Mail.app ...
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How to ask for a mail folder in applescript?

I apologise in advance since this will be a long question. I hope that somebody with applescript knowledge can help me. I am transferring whole of my Windows machines to Apple and I am stuck with one ...
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Apple Mail send only account

I have two accounts, a gmail one and a school email address. I want to be able to send emails from my school address and gmail, but receive only from the gmail one (the gmail and school email accounts ...
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Can Apple mail only sync the last month of a Exchange email?

I just synced my Mountain Lion Mail app with my Exchange work email account in order to have it locally on my machine (rather than continuously going through the web interface). However, now Mail ...
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Avoid download 100.000 mails from gmail when using Apple Mail

When I am using Apple Mail, it insists on downloading the full body and attachment 100.000+ email I have on gmail, which eats up my hard drive, and makes the interactive search function annoyingly ...
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How to get Mail files from Mountain Lion Time Machine backup in Mavericks?

I have upgraded my MBP to Mavericks and got the system to how I like etc. Tt has since backed up using Time Machine onto an external HD. Now it slipped my mind that I would like to have my e-mails on ...
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Does archiving already archived messages means deleting them?

I am using Mail.app using an imap-account (not Gmail). Just as it should, the app created an 'Archive' folder where it put all the messages in on which I used the archiving function. I was browsing ...
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Don't download all email from Gmail in Mail.app [duplicate]

I've been using the Sparrow Gmail client for a while now, but I'd like to switch to the included Mail.app, as I like its interface better. However, I want to avoid downloading all of my emails from my ...
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Can I change “delete” to “archive” in the message control bezel in Mail.app?

The version of Mail.app that comes with Mavericks has this cool message control bezel (below, in the orange box) under the email header in every message allowing you to delete, reply, reply-all, or ...
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How to sync email sent from Mail to Yahoo Business Mail server?

When I send email through Mail app using my Yahoo Business mail account the sent mail is only stored locally and not on the server. How do I make the sent mail stored on the server as well?
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How to set inbox sync time range in Mail? [duplicate]

When I setup an email account in Mail seems like Mail insists on downloading the tens of thousands of emails I have between now and years way back. How do I tell it to sync only in a specific time ...
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Mail.app in Mavericks moves Gmail mails to Trash instead of Archiving them

In OS X before Mavericks, Mail.app with a Gmail account would remove messages only from the inbox when deleting them, but leave them in the All Mail folder; essentially archiving them. In Mavericks ...
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How to recover an outgoing message?

Whilst sending a large email that seemed to be stuck in my Mail outbox, I accidentally removed the Exchange account it was sending from the Mail.app account list. The email is now not present in ...
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Gmail-like keyboard shortcuts in Mail.app (keys without modifiers)

How can I create keyboard shortcuts in Mail.app that do not require modifiers? For example, I'd like j/k to scroll the message pane. Maybe n/p to navigate between messages. Maybe N/P to navigate ...
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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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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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Apple Mail marks mail as read when searching

Since a while back Apple Mail marks mail as read when searching. It's really bad when handling a large mailbox since it's easy to miss an email because you accidently marked it as read while ...
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Force Mail.app to show manual configuration options

Now that Outlook.com supports IMAP email I'd like to set up Mail.app (on OS X 10.7.5) to use it rather than POP for that account. I have it set up on my Windows and Android machines, so I know it ...
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OS X Calendar email alerts — send via Outlook?

I'm using Mac Outlook as my primary email program (my company uses Exchange and it's the "supported" program on Mac), but I've configured Contacts/Calendar to also talk to the Exchange Server. I like ...
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Cannot open Mail Preferences in Mountain Lion

I have a user that whenever she tries to open mail preferences it consistently locks up with the pinwheel icon and requires her to force quit mail. Mac mail was fine until a gmail account was added to ...
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Mail messages showing up as empty

Every so often in Mail, new messages will show up as empty: "This message has no content". In fact they're not empty, but it seems their processing was interrupted... and I can't figure out how to get ...
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Mail.app on Mac corrupting PDFs

A co-worker is having an issue where PDFs sent as attachments are being corrupted. If opened through webmail, the attachment is fine. Any ideas here? I've rebuilt the Mailbox (using Mail.app's ...
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Why does word completion not work in Mail?

If I remember correctly Mail had the possibility of showing a word completion list as described here when you type a word partially and press Option+esc. Now this function has stopped working in Mail, ...
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Deleted Email & Time Machine

I appear to have done a very stupid thing when making a rule in Apple Mail (Lion). I was getting some spam which had the phrase "Ruby Palace" in it. I already have a rule called Definite Junk which ...