How to Disable Inline Attachments in Mail.app
Matt Cone January 9, 2013
By default, the Mail application on your Mac displays image attachments inline with the text in the email message. This can be convenient when sending or receiving the occasional message with images that need explanations, as shown below. However, people who frequently send or receive email messages with lots of images may prefer to disable inline image attachments and instead have the images represented by icons only. Unfortunately, the Mail application does not provide a method of disabling inline image attachments in the preferences, so you’ll have to use the Terminal application to change this setting.
Tell Apple's Mail When to Receive Messages
Matt Cone June 20, 2012
Apple’s free Mail application is included with every Mac. Just add an account and you’ll be sending and receiving email in no time. But how do you control when the Mail application receives new email messages? This tutorial discusses your options and suggests ways you can configure Mail on your Mac to fit into your lifestyle. Drowning in Email? Enough is Enough! A constant barrage of new email can be distracting.
How to Move Your Email to Another Mac
Matt Cone June 18, 2012
If you use Apple’s Mail application, there will probably come a time when you’ll want to move your email messages and email account to another Mac. Maybe you just purchased a new Mac. Or maybe you’ve kept your personal email at work, and you now want to move those emails and that account to your Mac at home. Fortunately, there’s an easy way to move your mail! We’ll assume that your email account is located on only one Mac, and that you do not yet have an email account set up in Apple Mail on the Mac you’ll be moving your email to.
Moving Mail.app Rules to a Different Mac
Matt Cone June 15, 2012
So you use Mail.app for email. And you’ve created rules in Mail.app to perform automatic and complex actions on incoming messages. If you’re like most, you probably use rules to filer spam, move messages from certain senders to different folders, execute AppleScripts, and automatically respond to people when you’re out of the office. Which is great! But if you use multiple Macs, or if you purchase a new Mac, you’re faced with a perplexing problem: How do you backup and export Mail.
How to Add Email Accounts to Apple's Mail
Matt Cone August 23, 2007
Every Mac comes with Apple’s very own killer email client. It’s called Mail, and in our opinion, it’s one of the greatest applications ever. Thanks to Mail, you don’t have to check each of your separate email accounts online anymore. Just pop them all into Apple’s Mail and you can read all of your messages in one simple application. But how do you get your email accounts into Mail? Or, if you’re already using Mail, how do you add other email accounts?
Mailplane: Better Gmail for Your Mac
Matt Cone July 30, 2007
When we discussed Google applications a couple weeks ago, we mentioned several applications that allowed you to check your Gmail account from your Mac’s Desktop. But these are only good insofar as you can see that you have new email messages waiting to be read. To actually read the email messages, you still have to open up a web browser and long into Gmail. We’ve also discussed how to use Gmail with Apple’s Mail, which works great if you only use your Gmail account on your Mac.
How to Use Gmail With Apple's Mail
Stephen Korecky July 11, 2007
Do you have a Gmail account? Do you know that Google’s free email service works with Apple’s Mail client? It does, and it’s pretty nifty! Using Gmail with Mail.app means that you won’t have to use Google’s website to send and receive email messages, and you won’t have to look at those pesky text advertisements Google displays next to your messages. Here’s how to use Gmail with Apple’s Mail: If you don’t already have a Gmail account, you’ll need to get one.
Mastering Mail.app: A Beginner's Guide
Eric Buczynski May 11, 2007
If you use Apple’s Mail application, you may be looking at the menu options and wondering what they’re good for. Most of us just use email to keep in touch with friends, family, and coworkers, right? Well, we’re going to show you what other features are available to make mailing easier and more convenient. We’ll cover the options in Mail’s preferences and show you what’s possible. We’ll assume that you already have your email account set up in Mail.
How to Stop Spam
Matt Cone April 17, 2007
Email is almost the perfect communications method. It allows people to send free messages that can be accessed instantly, it allows people to create electronic communication archives, and it breathes new life into the age-old tradition of letter writing. Email was so close to attaining electronic communications utopia! Unfortunately, it never made it, and it never will, because the spammers went and ruined everything. If you use email, you know what we’re talking about.