Throughout the whole time of using Mac, often we will spend time on checking and managing our mail. I personally like the default mail application for Mac: Mail.app.
In this trick, I am going to share with you some keyboard shortcuts that come in handy when we're going to manage our mailboxes, quick navigate mailbox, and handle message.
Often, it's really annoying to have stream of continuously coming unwanted messages. By only trashing the message won't discourage the senders in spamming our mail.
There is one way you can use to discourage them: by rejecting the message. Technically, it's called Bounce Back. If you're currently using Mail.app (default mail reader for Mac), you can do the trick.
When we received a mail with many attachments, there are some actions can be taken: change download location, download all attachments, or download only some attachments.
To change the location of your downloaded attachments, you can follow these steps:
After you've changed the download location, now you can download the attachments without afraid of losing track of those files. If you want to download all files, you can click on the save button and all of the attachments will be saved to the download folder.
If you don't want to download all of the attachments, you can:
Hope that you will be able to handle mail attachment better than before reading this.
Without any doubt, Mail is the most welcomed Email Client. It's also the most essential Mac application. In my daily Mac usage, Mail has never been absent from my workflow.
There are lots of features provided by Mail which will take us dozens of hours to read through all of them. I, as a lazy reader myself, would gladly suggest some of these keyboard shortcuts to help you utilize most of Mail features.
Before proceeding to the list of keyboard shortcuts, these are several previous articles for your reference to get the most out of your Mail:
Continue reading and you will see a list of more than 60 Mail shortcuts!
Mail has long become our daily visit, essential application; Whether it's for opening incoming messages or reading fresh RSS Feeds. Many have used Mail plugins to optimize their performance, how about you?
Here are some of the Mail tips and tricks that you may want to know.
You can expect to see several great plugins upon reading this article. Feel like to continue reading?
As a solid procrastinator myself (and a mysterious Mac fanboy), I tend to stare all day long at my Mailbox and Subscribed Feeds. Even though you are less similar to me, under the depth of my heart, I still believe that you will frequently check your Mailbox. This motivates me in bringing up these cool, less-known tricks in using your Mail that will definitely benefit you, not to make you procrastinate further but to make your spare time more enjoyable.
These tricks include message redirection, message rejection, slideshow of attachments and other nifty Mail tricks. You will definitely want to know more about these as I was in the first place.
In order to easily distinguish between useful Mail and useless Mail from your cluster of messages inside Mail, you can use four types of message marking as your assistance. These four types of marking available in Mail are: Mark As Unread, Mark As Flagged, Mark As Junk Mail and Mark As Hidden.
How to use these four message markings for your Mail?
Everytime you have incoming message to your Mail, you will realize that there is a sound echoed by your Mail. This sound is set as New Mail Sound by your Mail default. The fun thing here is you can set this incoming Mail sound with custom sound.
Do you want to this setting custom Mail sound can be done?
Maybe some of you haven't tried to archive your mailbox messages and still left them there inside your Mail inbox. I cannot say that it's not good, but I can say that archiving your mailbox can save you mail space because it'll help you remove the attachment by saving only the plain text and also can help you organize better your incoming mail.
I found this tutorial from Google really useful when you want to create new Gmail account for your Apple Mail application.
I remember the last time I used my Mac OS X Tiger, I used Journler to take some notes.
Since the upgrade to Leopard, I started falling in love with mail and its new features : Notes and To Do. However, this time I'll share you my way to use Notes efficiently.
Before step further, I recommend you to download additional plugin for Mail. It's called
Letterbox which I've discussed a little in my past article Get Various Leopard Enhancements for Free.
Shortcuts play the most important parts in increasing productivity. Therefore, in the middle this discussion, I'll include many useful shortcuts.
I've found out several tricks with Mail that can help you with your workflow.
Command key will give you the effect of toggling; It means that you can change the select/deselect status of certain items.
When keystrokes Command-A is pressed, all items will be highlighted. It's powerful, isn't it? And one more thing, with this keystrokes, all highlighted items won't be marked as Read, they will stay in their current condition. It's all about using Command key.
Leopard Mail supports AOL, Yahoo! Mail and Gmail. And many features added, including RSS.
You will be really often to use Spotlight inside your Mail. Spotlight can spot messages, to-dos, notes, or even RSS feeds inside your Mail. And I love the new smarter Spotlight ranking system. Let's see how Spotlight search the keyword Leopard for certain RSS. You can compare with Spotlight search result with the very same keyword for entire Mail.