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customizing right click contextual menu to a send attachments using a Wavebox mail client

So i have started using wavebox client (since all my email accounts are on gsuite), and one issue that I am running into is that I can't attach files to an email in wavebox and I don't know how to set ...
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Turn off automatic download of attachments on iOS Mail

I have "Load Remote Images" turned off on my phone and "Load remote content in messages" turned off on my mac. I got a suspicious message on my phone, but wanted to check it out because not many make ...
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Why does a word doc attachment on my Wife’s phone show as winmail.dat?

Note: I understand the general issues about Outlook encoding attachments, but this is about a specific device. Our school sends out a newsletter as a .doc attachment. My Wife and I both have iPhone ...
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Viewing embedded Zip files in Adobe Acrobat DC in Mac Yosemite 10.10.5 - i.e., locating FeatureLockDown file

I am unable to find the FeatureLockDown file in Yosemite 10.10.5. The file is not in Applications/Adobe Acrobat -> show package contents -> Contents > MacOS > Preferences - as suggested by the ...
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Sierra / Mail.app workaround for missing “Display in Place / Display as Icon” choices?

The "Display in Place / Display as Icon" choice in Mail.app (accessed via a right-click), previously removed from High Sierra, has now also disappeared in Sierra running Mail.app 10.3. Is there a ...
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AppleScript file permission error when trying to save attachment of mail message

As per various code snippets on the web I am trying to implement a simple AppleScript to save the attachments of Mail messages to a folder. set thePath to ((path to home folder as text) & "...
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can't send attachments via OSX messages to iPhone or OSX

Since updating to High Sierra I have problems with my messages app. I can drag and drop or copy from dashboard for example images into the messages window and send it to an iPhone. The receiver can ...
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Open attachment inside .eml

I received a email with an attachment in .eml format. I can open this file and read the attached email. That email also has a .pdf attachment in the same email, and the mail app show that it is 300KB....
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Compress attachments in received emails

I regularly receive emails with very large attachments (uncompressed scans, photos, videos, etc.). Obviously, the sender could have done me a favor by compressing the files before sharing. But not ...
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Image in email attachment is not saving to the Photos app

I'm trying to save some images from an email attachment in the Mail app. There are five images, but for some reason, only three have been saved in the Photos app. I have tried long-pressing the images ...
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Mac Mail application removes attachment when forwarding mails

When I forward email having attachment the recipient is not getting the attachment file. Mail application removes it automatically before forwarding. How can I prevent this?
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Apple Mail's “Remove Attachments” not removing attachments from hard drive

I'm trying to slim down my email archive by removing attachments I no longer need, using the "Message > Remove Attachments" command in Apple Mail. After removing several GB worth of attachments ...
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How to Remove Attachments in the Mail app in 10.12 Sierra

The Mail app in earlier versions of OS X had a usable Remove Attachments menu item in the Message menu in OS X's built-in Main app. It allowed me to remove large photos (etc.), and shrink down the ...
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Mail PDF attachments shown as 0 KB

Since I updated to macOS Sierra (10.12.2) PDF attachment are shown with sizes of 0 KB and a preview is not embedded. Resetting Mail and even re-installing the whole macOS system (factory default, no ...
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Send an email as an attachment from iPhone

This may be the most easy question to answer but I have struggled for few days now to get a proper view on how to achieve attaching an email on another email in iPhone 7. I am a new iPhone user and ...
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How to set up an Applescript to remove attachments in Mail as part of a rule?

I'm on Sierra and have MailActOn in Mail. I want to set up an Outbox mail rule to run an Applescript that effectively will delete all email attachments on the message I am replying to, after ...
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Apple Mail not downloading attachments

I am using macOS Sierra. Recently, the Mail app started having problems with attachments. On many (but not all) messages, attachments show up, but they are displayed as "Mail Attachment", not as the ...
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How do I stop the iPhone from adding text attachments when I send pictures?

Every time I select two photos from the gallery and mail them, the iPhone also adds two text attachments. How do I get it to stop that?
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In Messages for iOS, can I delete an individual photos from a conversation?

While Messages for macOS allows for the deletion of individual photos from a conversation, the photos are not deleted on other iMessage clients so they have to be deleted off of each client that was ...
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How do I save images in Messages to my hard drive?

I want to save some phone space and dump pics to Photos, and some cloud pic storage. Is there any easy way to dump pics from all convos? Yeah I know about iExplorer. I was wondering if there was ...
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Accidentally “Removed Attachments” via Mail.app

I was trying to clear up space on my HD by running "Remove Attachments" in Mail.app on my Gmail accounts. Too late I realized this deleted the attachments from server (Gmail) as well. They all show "[...
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If i send a folder via Apple Mail, will users on other platforms be able to open it?

The title says it all. Does anyone have experience with sending uncompressed folders to people using different operating systems? Can attached folders be opened on Windows?
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/Users folder (and any other high level folder) missing when trying to attach files to gmail

When trying to attach a file located in /Users/"user"/ dir to a gmail email, the /Users/ folder doesn't exist, and there is no top level directory (i.e. /) for me to navigate to. The workaround is ...
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OneNote: Attach a file

With the mac version of OneNote, the files that I attach to a page are always read-only. In the windows version of the software, the files can be modified from within OneNote. Is this a bug of the ...
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Mail on Yosemite 10.10.5 Can't stop Mail from downloading attachments

Simply trying to disable Mail from downloading attachments automatically. So I went to Mail > Preferences > Accounts > Advanced tab and turned off the "Automatically download all attachments" option. ...
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Working with attachments **to** a PDF file in Preview

I've got a PDF that has something else (actually, another PDF) as an attachment. Like most Mac users I use Preview by default to view PDFs, and Preview gives no indication that I can find that there ...
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AppleScript sending Mail messages before file attachments are attached in El Capitan

I have a Workflow that runs an AppleScript which attaches spam emails as file attachments and sends them to ASSP for processing. It's been working fine, but apparently something has changed in El ...
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No 'Remove Attachments' button in full-screen Mac Mail?

I often use the 'remove attachments' button in Mac Mail when replying to a message. However I've noticed that when composing a reply in full-screen mode, this button disappears. Is there a ...
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Mail attachement problem

I have a problem with mail application. Using it from OS X when I send mail including an attachment like image, pdf or any oder document and if my recipient reads the mail on windows devices, they ...
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How to attach an image directly inside iOS Mail app while writing an e-mail?

When I want to send an image from my iPhone 4s, the workflow is easy. I go to Pictures, I pick the target image and then I click on the "share" icon in bottom left corner. Then of course I can add ...
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Email forwarding - iOS

Someone sent me an email with an image attached. I want to review the image and forward it to someone else. How do I do that?
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Can't open email attachments sent from Windows

Why does a PDF attachment on an email from a PC end up as a file named winmail.dat when it arrives on my MacBook Pro?
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Mail attachment quarantined on iphone

I am having trouble with an email attachment that I received. I use an icloud email account and am accessing it from the Mail app on my iPhone. The attachment is a PDF file but when I try to open it, ...
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Why would some messages not show attachments?

Since moving to Yosemite and Mail.app 8.2 I've noticed that some messages show attachments in the message list and some, well, don't. The loss of this little icon seems to impact those messages ...
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Word attachment file name prints as icon with ? inside when I print email

I have a Mac with Word 2011. Every now and then when I print an email with a Word attachment, my HP printer prints an icon with a question mark instead of the Word file name.
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Can't delete attachments in mac mail

On the mac mail I used to be able to select a mail, then press “Command” button and “M” to delete an attachment (without deleting the whole e-mail, just delete the attachment). But right now, when I ...
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Automatically saving message attachments to a mailbox

I subscribe to a rather odd mailing list, through which I receive emails to which further emails are attached (in eml format). I want to archive those attachments into a dedicated mailbox, all within ...
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Automator: How to send an email to multiple recipients with Font colour and attachment image?

I have done a program of 'Send-Email-To-Multiple-Recipients' in Automator as see an attachment image below. But, it does not work to retain font colour of texts in a message body within this program. ...
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Apple Mail not to include attachments?

When I send an email from gmail.com, the attachments I add aren't included in the (rich text/html) email. However, if I attach images to an email via Mail all the images (videos as well) are included ...
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What's going wrong with context menu's Save Attachment in Apple email

Apple email will Save Attachments to a folder of my choice, when I use File / Save Attachments from the menu at the top of its window. However, if I use the context menu for the attachment icon (i.e. ...
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OS X 10.9.2 sending attachments

I am on a MacBook Pro using OS X 10.9.2, using Mail 7.2 If I try to send an attachment in mail, my finder does not allow me to access files. I thought maybe it was just taking longer after the update ...
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Saving and managing attachments in the stock iPhone email app?

This has been frustrating me for a long time now. I need to be able to save email attachments (NOT export my attachments to third party apps) There are so many email apps in the appstore but why is ...
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Disable preview of pdf in Mail under OS X Mavericks

Known problem: Mail previews e.g. pdf attachments. I want to see it as symbol. I could right click and choose 'Show as symbol' but I want this as default. The old solution was typing into terminal: ...
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File selector list not starting at the top

When I go to attach a document in mail, I press the attach button, and the file selector dialog opens. However, the list starts 3 or 4 items from the top, so I have to scroll up a little to see the ...
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How can I forward email as a readable attachment?

I'm writing a new email, and in that email I'm referring to a couple of other emails and I want to include them as attachments. When I drag and drop a mail to the mail I'm writing, some icon appears ...
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How can I forward email as nice readable attachment?

I'm writing a new email, and in that email I'm referring to a couple of other emails. In Outlook or Thunderbird I used to just drag and drop mails to my new mail and they appeared as attachments. In ...
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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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How to send S/MIME encrypted mails from iOS with attachment?

I can only send encrypted mails if I start the mail app directly. But if I try to send a mail from the image gallery, the mails are neither signed nor encrypted (and I can't find a way to enable that)....
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Save attachments from Mail.app based on subject

I have been trying to write an Applescript to help me saving attachments, but realized quickly that I do not have the knowledge to do such a difficult script. Here is some background. We receive ...
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How can I stop Mac Mail continually caching attachments?

Two problems really: I'm using Mac Mail version 5.3 on Mac OSX. My Yahoo mailbox is continually fetching new mail i.e. the wheel by 'yahoo is continually spinning. It has been doing this for a few ...