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

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Is there any way to seamlessly translate a mail inside Mail.app?

Having recently moved to Germany, I receive tons of German emails. My current workflow is definitely not efficient: Copy mail contents, goto translate.google.com, paste content.. The ideal solution ...
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How can I “Page Down” from the keyboard in an Apple Mail message list?

With recent versions of Apple Mail, the Page Down key always applies to the message content pane (unless no message is selected), even if the message list had focus. However, you used to be able to ...
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“Apply Rules” to Sent Mail folder in OS X 10.9 Mavericks does not work

Any idea why in Mail 7.0 (part of OS X 10.9 Mavericks,) when I select a group of messages in the Sent Mail folder and do Message --> Apply Rules command, nothing happens? (In prior versions of OS X ...
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Switching signature does not remove old one in Mail.app

When switching signature in a message in Mail.app, it does not remove the old one. How can I fix that?
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Mail.app extremely slow on OS X 10.9 Mavericks

Since I updated to Mavericks two days ago on my late 2008 13-inch MacBook (first unibody aluminium), I have huge difficulties using Mail. When Mail is running, everything slows down extremely (I ...
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How to add tags to mail messages in Maverick?

With the new mac os maverick I'm able to add custom tag to almost every files. I'm sadly unable to create those tags inside Mail. Did I missed a checkbox or a feature. I'm talking here about color ...
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Mail app 7.0: what does “Check for new messages” “Automatically” actually do?

After upgrading to Mavericks, I see that the Mail app has been upgraded to version 7.0, and that the setting for "Check for new messages" has been changed from my previous setting (every minute) to a ...
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Mavericks Mail- Sent folder not updating

Ever since my upgrade to Mavericks my sent mail folder has not logged any of the messages I have sent. Any idea how to get it to refresh and find the messages I have sent?
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Where did the list of flagged message go in Mavericks Mail?

In Lion and Mountain Lion Mail, the "Mailbox List" included an entry for flagged messages, with an sub-entry for each kind of flag. This appears to have been removed in Mavericks Mail. Is there a ...
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Mail crashes on attempts to display message contents in Mavericks

When I click or double click on any message in the messages list on any account in Mail in Mavericks (10.9), Mail crashes immediately with the error Application Specific Information: *** ...
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Removing archived messages from Mail app in Mavericks

I've noticed that I have just over 20GB worth of archived messages on my SSD eating valuable space. I suspect it is the attachments that is taking the majority of it. Is there a way to stop archiving ...
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Problems with Office 365 and OS X Mail Inbox

I'm having 4 problems with O365 and Mac OS X Email, all related to display and status issues. To be clear, I'm using the built-in Mac Mail client, connecting to Office 365 as an Exchange server (vs. ...
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When directly unzipping a file attachment in Apple Mail, where does it go?

Whenever I get a zip file as an attachment, I can't figure out where the file is actually stored. If I click the file, it is quickly unzipped but I can't for the life of me find where the unzipped ...
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Spotlight, please don't show mail, but still let me search in Mail app

When I search for stuff, even constraining with name:whatIwant, the majority of results are old e-mail messages and Safari history items. How can I get rid of these results, but still search my email ...
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How Can I Automatically Add Email Senders To Address Book

I would like to run a script that will automatically add email senders to my address book. I saw a post that answered this exact question, but I had a question about how to correctly deploy the ...
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reply address seems to be stripped from my outgoing email

I've had this problem for a long time now and yet to find a solution. When I send mail (using Apple Mail on OSX 10.7.5), in particular to larger corporates with mail filtering systems, it will always ...
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Apple Mail with Gmail Account (IMAP): Moving Mails from inbox to folders fails

I have a Gmail account (gmail 1), and if I'm moving email from Inbox to an IMAP folder, the email disappears from Inbox and after changing the folder and going back to Inbox the moved mail is back in ...
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iOS 7 Mail App WIth Gmail: Hide “Promotions”?

Gmail on the web has "Social" and "Promotions" tabs that filter certain types of messages. Most of the time, I plan to ignore emails that end up in either of those folders. On iOS 7 in the Mail ...
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Disable junk mail filtering for a specific account in Mail.app

Is it possible to disable junk mail filtering for a specific account in Mail.app, but leave it on for the other accounts? I have a couple accounts that are private mailboxes, used by my servers to ...
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Mac Mail not including original email headers in Reply

Is there any way to make Mail include the to/cc email addresses when forwarding/responding to a message? currently all I get is: On Oct 15, 2013, at 2:47 PM, John Doe <jDoe@jDoe.com> wrote: ...
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Delete all iPad mail emails

Can you delete all the emails on iPad in one shot using the mail app. I can only seem to delete them 1 by 1 by pressing the trash can. Or I can go edit and select each one and then delete. Is there a ...
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How do I stop loading images in Junk mail folder in Mail.app 6.6 with Gmail

I have setup Mail.app to use my Gmail account. Gmail has a spam filter that works excellent for me. But I sometimes check the Junk mailbox in Mail to see if something got there by accident. When I go ...
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What are the default special folder names for IMAP accounts in Mail.app (like Drafts, Junk, Sent)?

I'm setting up my own email server. Clients will connect to this server using IMAP. Nowadays it's possible to map the correct 'special' folders on the server to the local client (like Drafts, Junk, ...
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Can I edit the “Open with…” menu in Apple Mail / Finder?

I am aware of ways to remove duplicate entries from the Finder "Open with..." menu. But in this instance I simply want to cull down the list of apps that appear when I do "Open with..." on pictures. ...
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Mac OS X, Mail.app. attachments disappear in Archive

My system is Mac OS X Mountain Lion, and I am using Mail.app for an IMAP service. It's not gmail, it is a standard IMAP. When I archive email messages, the attachments sometimes disappear. If I ...
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Moving individual Mailbox to external drive

Does anyone know if it's possible to move a "Mailbox" in Apple Mail to an external drive? I have a relatively small SSD drive, and I'd like to create an Archive mailbox on an external drive. I don't ...
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Stop Mail from previewing pdfs and images in the body of an email [duplicate]

Is there a way in the Mail.app to prevent it from previewing pdfs and images in the body of an email. So that instead you just a get a normal file attachment ?
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Set reminder about an email in mac mail / mail.app

I keep finding my self in a situation where i want to set a reminder, or to be more exact a calendar entry / event about an email, whether its a sent email - ie. a reminder to follow up an a week. Or ...
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Apply rules to messages in mailbox

I created some rules in Mail 6.6 application. Now, I want to apply these rules on my existing mails in mailbox, not just to the inbox, that is going to my mailbox after creation of the rules. How ...
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case mismatch in Mail.app between raw and displayed from fields

I notice that Mail.app (version 6.5) sometimes displays the from field of a message in a different case from how it is written in the raw message source. This seems to account for why some digitial ...
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How to search Mail in Time Machine?

I'm looking for a specific email I may have deleted, but I don't remember when I received it (it was at least a couple months ago). Digging through my Mail history in Time Machine for a single email ...
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Getting Mail rules to work when viewing emails on smartphone from multiple accounts [duplicate]

I found a different question here that was exactly my question but the answer didn't really address my issue. Here's the original question: "When I read a message on my iPhone it seems to be by ...
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How to combine OS X Mail Junk mailbox and Gmail Spam mailbox?

I have an iCloud mail account and a Gmail account configured in the OS X (10.8.4) Mail. I am able to combine Inbox, Sent, Trash and Drafts into unified mailboxes but not iCloud Junk and Gmail Spam. ...
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How do I use Mail.app search and replace without the mouse

A recent update to Mail.app in Mac OS X changed the UI of the search and replace when composing a new message. The old version could be driven 100% from the keyboard while the new one requires using ...
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Is there a clever way import my Mail.app rules to iCloud?

I have a lot of rules in my Mail.app but when my computer is off my inbox fills up with junk and it's hard to read from the phone. I want to set up the rules on iCloud but don't see a way of ...
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How are apps like Mail+ connecting to Exchange, while Apple's Mail.app is blocked by my IT dept?

My IT department has this great idea: if you want to read your work email on your personal device, you have to give us total access to the device. Well, no. It's my personal device, you can't have it. ...
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Send via mail not working in Pages 4.3

I know that this topic has come up on various forums in the past but think my problem is quite different. I have tried a new file with a simple name like 'test' and still it doesn't work. I have ...
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Moving email from Mac Mail to Outlook

Is there a way to export and then import downloaded/saved e-mail from the default apple e-mail client to outlook 2011?
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Mail.app reverts preference changes on restart - what can I do?

I have a set of SmartMailboxes in mail.app and noticed after I change them and restart the program, the changes are lost. I just tried deleting an old rule under Preferences > Rules and the rule ...
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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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Recover Bookmarks, Mail, iCal and more after HardDrive upgrade

I have allowed myself a new SSD HD for my MacBookPro. Now since i had a case-sensitive HD (don't aks) and i wanted to get rid of it and also finally install Lion, i didn't copy the image of my old ...
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How to get Mail.app to show email addresses?

In 10.7's Mail.app, it shows all recipients as a blue bubble with a name in it. In order to see the email address, I have to click on the right side of the bubble, to get a pop-up menu. This is a ...
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How to highlight text by changing background colour in Mail

In Mail, I can only change the background of the entire email. How do I do this just for highlighted text?
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How to fix when Apple Mail fails to display new Exchange Imap e-mail messages?

In our case the Apple Mail client stops retrieving new incoming e-mail messages. Rebuilding the mailbox doesn't improve. After looking at the "Mail Connection Assistent" a.k.a. "Mail Connection ...
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Mail.app Conversation/Threading issues like RES: RES: RES:

When using Gmail on Apple's mail, the conversations/threads are not being grouped properly when the subject field of the messages starts having many prefixes "RES" in the subject. Some email clients ...
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Apple Mail, change incoming server

I have some Mac OS users using Mail to check their emails. We are planing to change the mail servers and thus changing both incoming and outgoing server addresses. I wonder if I can just change the ...
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AppleScript to find old mail messages is slow in ScriptEditor

So I have an AppleScript that iterates over all the messages in various mailboxes and finds messages which meet various criteria and moves them to Deleted Items. The mailboxes in question are ...
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Is it possible to change Apple Mail mail list background

I'm using Apple Mail 6.5, configured with "classic view". Is it possible to change the background color (and the foreground color of the fonts) of the main pane that shows the list of mails in the ...
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Apple Mail fails to interpret

I use Apple Mail Version 4.6 (1085) under OS 10.6.8. From time to time I find this kind of thing in my Inbox: --_004_366988BF4C7E3E47BD2D208797A90F7E01662044FD892008SERVERL_ Content-Type: ...
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Mac Mail.app accounts offline after working hours

The Mac I use for my business is the same Mac I use for personal stuff. That's why I want certain accounts (the work related ones, not my personal ones) to go offline after working hours. My mail ...