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

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Unread email in Apple Mail in 10.9.2

I have a very annoying problem with Apple Mail. I have used the app ever since 10.2, until now, which I have for the time being changed over to Unibox, which is very nice, although quite slow. ...
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Can I revert Mail.app to handle notifications in the pre-10.9.2 way?

After updating to the latest Mavericks version (10.9.2), the behaviour of the new mail notifications changed. Before, if I clicked on the notification, the main Mail.app window would open and show the ...
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Anyone know how to turn off “new unread mail” number in Apple Mail?

See image below. I want to turn off the little number that shows how many new unread e-mails you've received, so that's not distracting me while I'm working in Apple Mail...any quick fixes?
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How to print and email PDF from any OS X application on PDF letterhead?

On the Windows PC there is a nice eDocPrinter PDF printer driver from Iteksoft that prints from any Windows application to a PDF file overlayed with a PDF of the corporate letterhead and even attaches ...
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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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Default email signing with OS X Mail

I have both a GPG key and an SSL certificate. I am able to sign emails by choosing OpenPGP or S/MIME in the upper right corner of the window: I can then activate the signing by clicking 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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Mail Process 140% in Activity Monitor/1 IMAP Account/Random Problem

A friend of mine is having some problems with his Mail Account. As stated in the title, the Mail process uses 140% of the CPU, as shown in Activity Monitor. It's a random error, it doesn't happen all ...
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Mountain Lion Mail using over 40GB of memory

Mail in Mountain Lion (10.8.3) seems to be having one heck of a memory leak. As you can see, it's using over 44GB of memory and 200% CPU. Machine specs: Mac Pro 2 x 2.4 GHz 6-Core Xeon 64GB RAM ...
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“Save As…” in Mail Not Sorting by Date Received

I am a recent convert to Mountain Lion (new iMac arrived a week ago). Been using the "Save As..." option in Mail.app for years now to save chunks of email as RTFs. Previously (in Snow Leopard), using ...
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Stop Mail from keeping sent drafts?

I use iCloud and I like Mail to save my drafts on the server. But I have no desire to keep them as drafts after they are sent. But Mail keeps the drafts and I have to manually delete them. I ...
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Exchange invites accepted twice - once from mail, once from calendar

When I receive an exchange meeting invite, it appears in my email inbox (with controls to accept/decline) and also in my calendar (under the small invitations icon). When I accept from one, the other ...
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Why is Mail.app using so much CPU with gmail and Exchange?

My Mail.app is configured for Gmail and Exchange. For some time now the program has been running out of control. It's pretty much constantly burning 100% of CPU (but only 100%). It's got an ...
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How can I use Automator to extract information from an email in Mail?

I'm trying to extract information from emails coming in from PayPal from my customers (first name, last name, address, phone #, order #, date) to create a database with that information. The info ...
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Change “From” address to new domain for Mail 7.2 (Mavericks)

I've recently purchased a domain and set up a forwarding email account there. This account forwards mail sent to it to my iCloud address. I'd like to have the "From" line in outgoing emails from the ...
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Apple Mail.app hides Archive folder - how to get it to show

I use Mail.app with FastMail. Mostly, it just works. However, when I start up Mail it never shows the Archive folder. The Archive button will move mail to it, but it's not there. The Goto mailbox ...
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dual (two factor-auth) gmail accounts in Mail.app

Situation: I have two gmail accounts: 1 private (@gmail.com) and 1 google apps (@domain.com) account. Both have 2-factor-auth enabled. However, the problem is that whenever I restart Mail.app, it ...
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Mail.app throws connection problems without sending a single packet

I set up a server running Postfix + Dovecot w/ SASL auth and SSL everywhere (actually, STARTTLS). It's about as "bog-standard" as you can get (meaning I followed one of the innumerable cookbooks on ...
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Mail able to send but not receive

I have found and tried several solutions to why Mail.app (I'm running Mavericks) has not been able to download emails for about 5 hours. I can send just fine, but when I go to my gmail account there ...
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Apple Mail App Unread Email Button unhighlighted

After migrating to a new macbook pro using Time machine, my 'Unread Emails' button in the Apple Mail.app is now (one on the bottom right) permanently disabled/un-highlighted/unuseable, even when I ...
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My mail rules don't stay on

I've setup one very simple rule that applies to messages from one sender... the rule works just like it should (most of the time). Randomly, after I've restarted Mail the rule will be unchecked, so ...
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Apple Mail displaying � instead of accented characters

We do our correspondence mainly in French and this happens to me a lot. I type a message with accented characters, and my client receives the text but with all the accents replaced by a � (black ...
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Apple mail sending duplicate mesages

I own an Early 2011 MacBook Pro running OS X 10.9.1. I have configured two email accounts with my mail app(one hotmail and another gmail), and both use imap. The problem is that when I send an email ...
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Junk mail doesn't get automatically deleted

This is happening with Mail.app 6.6 on OS X 10.8.5, but has been going on for a few OS X versions. In Mail.app, my account settings specify to delete junk mail after one day. Except it never gets ...
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Spotlight search in OS X Mavericks 10.9.1 crashes when indexing mails in Mail app

(Note, this is a cross post of https://discussions.apple.com/message/24066877#24066877 in case someone in this community can help a lot of the people with Mavericks Spotlight problems - I've read all ...
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OS X Mavericks Mail & iMessages notifications not working

After upgrading to OS X Mavericks, Mail notifications appear a few minutes after getting the mail (including sound) and iMessages application does not receive push notifications and closes if not used ...
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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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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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Is there a way to speed up Mac Mail and Outlook365 Sync?

Sometimes when I do a send/receive in Mac Mail my outlook messages just come down has subjects without a body. It will take a while for the body of the message to come through. Is there a way to fix ...
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E-mail sent from Mac Mail with an attachment is adding the message body text as an attachment rather than 'In-Line'

Mail sent from a Mac (OS X Version 10.7.5 using Mac Mail, via Office 365 / Exchange) is appearing as it should when the mail consists of just text. However, when there is an attachment added (in the ...
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Mail.app does not refresh in the background on iOS 7

Mail.app is not refreshing in the background on iOS 7. Is this intentional or am I missing something? It doesn't refresh periodically or when a notification is received.
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Spotlight integration of Thunderbird 24.1.0 in Maverick

I have Thunderbird 24.1.0 running on Maverick and it works nicely. I am wondering about the integration of spotlight and thunderbird. I can search in spotlight for my emails, which is what I want, ...
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OSX Mail reply with highlighted text as quote

In Mail app 7.0 on OSX 10.9, If I highlight a piece of text and then choose Message → Forward it creates a new email with the relevant text as a quote. How do I replicate this behaviour with Message → ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Contacts being added automatically

Somehow, contacts are being added automatically to my Mac address book. They contain only an email address, which suggests that a mail program is creating these entries automatically. The only email ...
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How to make Apple Mail automatic forward (with rule) keep html format?

I use the Mail application (v 5.3) under Mac OSX 10.7 I have created a rule to automate mail forwarding to my team, based on the sender email address. It works, BUT the forwarded messages are in ...
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Unable to Delete Email Using Hotmail on IOS 6

When attempting to delete emails in the Mail app using hotmail (exchange server) there is always the error: "the message could not be moved to the mailbox trash" Messages used to delete just fine, ...
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Use recently viewed smart mailbox when organized by conversation in Mail

I was recently reading about different strategies for streamlining the processing of emails in Mail, and multiple sources suggested a smart mailbox populated with recently viewed emails. Here's one ...
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Mail.app doesn't show the email body on my MacBook Pro

Sometimes Mail.app doesn't show the body of the mails. It appears just for a second under the sender and the objects but then it disappears. When I close and reopen the App the problem is fixed ...
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E Signature Icons on Iphone do not Link!

I've created an e-signature on my macbook, with images that link to the appropriate website. It works well on computers (PC and Mac), iPads... But, once it gets sent to an iPhone, the images do not ...
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Mail.app : What do the padlock icons mean?

If I encrypt an email with S/MIME an icon showing a CLOSED padlock is displayed under "Security". However, if I encrypt using OpenPGP it's an OPEN padlock icon. Both are followed by the word ...
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Archive script for Mail in Mountain Lion

I found this script on this site: tell application "Mail" selected messages of message viewer 1 move result to mailbox "[Gmail]/All Mail" of account "Gmail" end tell Is there a way to take ...
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What ghost in the machine is changing Safari Privacy settings? Mail, too?

Safari, Mail. What on earth? Occasionally, Mail can't connect, so I go into Preferences .. and every time, a password has just plain disappeared. Or I'll go thru Safari Preferences and discover, ...
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Prevent Mail.app from caching passwords in Keychain

I recently upgraded from 10.7 to 10.8, and noticed a behavior change in Mail.app. Previously, in 10.7, I told it not to save the password to my IMAP account, so every time I quit and restarted I was ...
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Can't delete iCloud account from Mail, Contacts, Calendars

When trying to log into iCloud from System Preferences, I'm told [appleid] is already signed in to iCloud To use this as your primary iCloud account, delete it from Mail, Contacts, and ...