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Why delete it, unless you're out of room? Each... 991 Views / 3 Replies  
Why delete it, unless you're out of room? Each version has some features that the other doesn't. You may want to keep both.
Posted by jrafter, on Mar 5, 2011 at 07:01 PM, in Applications
I've tried Postbox; my only objection was the... 1,386 Views / 39 Replies  
I've tried Postbox; my only objection was the $39.95 price tag.
Posted by jrafter, on Oct 14, 2009 at 07:28 PM, in Applications
You may want to try Thunderbird 3.05b, available... 1,386 Views / 39 Replies  
You may want to try Thunderbird 3.05b, available from Version Tracker.
Posted by jrafter, on Oct 13, 2009 at 06:14 PM, in Applications
If you don't need a copy of your sent mail on the... 526 Views / 5 Replies  
If you don't need a copy of your sent mail on the IMAP server, you should be able to have all your sent mail saved automatically—and indefinitely—in a local Sent Mail folder.

Mail > Preferences>...
Posted by jrafter, on Oct 3, 2009 at 03:18 PM, in Applications
You must set message handling preferences for POP... 1,206 Views / 18 Replies  
You must set message handling preferences for POP in Gmail, not your local client:
Gmail > Settings > Forwarding and POP/IMAP > 2. When messages are accessed with POP [delete Gmail's copy]
Posted by jrafter, on Aug 11, 2009 at 04:35 PM, in Applications
Gmail is fast and stable for me with IMAP on... 881 Views / 13 Replies  
Gmail is fast and stable for me with IMAP on Mail.app.

I deal with the All Mail folder by unsubscribing to it. On Gmail's webmail page, go to:

Settings > Labs > Advanced IMAP Controls > Enable...
Posted by jrafter, on Feb 12, 2009 at 07:54 PM, in Applications
Applejack also can run in auto mode, which can be... 356 Views / 5 Replies  
Applejack also can run in auto mode, which can be handy for periodic maintenance.
Posted by jrafter, on Jan 11, 2009 at 08:02 PM, in Applications
Send me a private message here. 578 Views / 7 Replies  
Send me a private message here.
Posted by jrafter, on Jan 9, 2009 at 09:52 PM, in Applications
Thank you, TETENAL. I'll give it a try (although... 6,086 Views / 2 Replies  
Thank you, TETENAL. I'll give it a try (although scripts, etc. do intimidate me).
Posted by jrafter, on Nov 22, 2008 at 03:15 PM, in Applications
Group Convert Pages Docs to MS Word? 6,086 Views / 2 Replies  
Does anyone know of a utility to convert a group of docs from Pages format to MS Word format?

Thanks in advance!
Posted by jrafter, on Nov 22, 2008 at 12:53 PM, in Applications
There's an option to add a Lists button to the... 265 Views / 3 Replies  
There's an option to add a Lists button to the mail compose toolbar under Mail --> New Message --> View --> Customize Toolbar.

Hope this helps!
Posted by jrafter, on Feb 27, 2008 at 08:03 PM, in Applications
Have you checked out Preferences on the top right... 429 Views / 3 Replies  
Have you checked out Preferences on the top right of the iGoogle page? It now gives the option of single, double, and triple column layouts. You may be able to select your preferred layout there.
...
Posted by jrafter, on Feb 8, 2008 at 09:31 PM, in Applications
The advice from frdmfghtr is correct for... 393 Views / 12 Replies  
The advice from frdmfghtr is correct for "re-retrieving" all mail with POP. But if you can wait for IMAP to be added to your account... it works very well with Mail.app.
Posted by jrafter, on Oct 27, 2007 at 10:07 PM, in Applications
Preferences: General: For New Documents: Use... 3,341 Views / 4 Replies  
Preferences: General: For New Documents: Use template: [Choose]
Posted by jrafter, on Sep 6, 2007 at 10:14 PM, in Applications
Would it work to create a blank template with the... 3,341 Views / 4 Replies  
Would it work to create a blank template with the font you use most often, and set Pages to always open with that template as the default?
Posted by jrafter, on Sep 5, 2007 at 06:40 PM, in Applications
The spinning indicator appears next to the... 276 Views / 3 Replies  
The spinning indicator appears next to the Mail.app Send mailbox on one of my Macs, but not on the other... both running OS 10.4.8. Go figure!
Posted by jrafter, on Feb 13, 2007 at 09:47 PM, in Applications
I think you can accomplish what you want this... 446 Views / 11 Replies  
I think you can accomplish what you want this way:
_ Set your old gmail account POP settings to POP all mail.
_ Create a filter in mail-filter to fetch mail from your old gmail account.
_ Have...
Posted by jrafter, on Jan 27, 2007 at 03:26 PM, in Applications
I believe you can set up mail-filter.com to do... 446 Views / 11 Replies  
I believe you can set up mail-filter.com to do this fairly simply, and for free. You will be limited to 20Mgs a month, however.
Posted by jrafter, on Jan 25, 2007 at 10:31 PM, in Applications
The Software Update "Update" drop-down menu... 433 Views / 8 Replies  
The Software Update "Update" drop-down menu provides for Download Only, Install and Keep Package, etc.
Posted by jrafter, on Dec 13, 2006 at 06:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Mail.app is known to have compatability problems... 439 Views / 11 Replies  
Mail.app is known to have compatability problems with some certificates. You might try Thunderbird just to see if it works. If the problem is with Mail, and unless the server can be configured...
Posted by jrafter, on Dec 13, 2006 at 06:50 PM, in Applications
I've had the same problem under 10.4.8. I get the... 1,980 Views / 11 Replies  
I've had the same problem under 10.4.8. I get the best results by
1) Deleting a message
2) Quitting mail
3) Re-openning mail

Hope this helps!
Posted by jrafter, on Oct 17, 2006 at 09:33 PM, in Applications
I tried re-setting PRAM, but that didn't work. I... 548 Views / 4 Replies  
I tried re-setting PRAM, but that didn't work. I was reluctant to open my iMac (even the base) to do the power management unit reset, so I thought I'd delete the powermanagement.plist first. That did...
Posted by jrafter, on Sep 28, 2006 at 10:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Nothing, except the 7.0.1 iTunes update. 548 Views / 4 Replies  
Nothing, except the 7.0.1 iTunes update.
Posted by jrafter, on Sep 28, 2006 at 08:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
iMac won't sleep suddenly 548 Views / 4 Replies  
My 21" G4 iMac running 10.4.7 suddenly won't sleep on its own, even tho' I haven't changed energy saver options. Any ideas? Thanks in advance!
Posted by jrafter, on Sep 27, 2006 at 11:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Can you supply a link to Register? Thanks! 848 Views / 15 Replies  
Can you supply a link to Register? Thanks!
Posted by jrafter, on Aug 30, 2006 at 07:12 PM, in Applications
Thank you for the explanation! 904 Views / 12 Replies  
Thank you for the explanation!
Posted by jrafter, on Jun 14, 2006 at 11:37 PM, in Applications
Sorry to be so thick, but now that I've... 904 Views / 12 Replies  
Sorry to be so thick, but now that I've downloaded it, how do I use it?
Posted by jrafter, on Jun 13, 2006 at 12:43 AM, in Applications
I write the content of my message first, then... 462 Views / 4 Replies  
I write the content of my message first, then address it last. This is especially helpful if I'm going to be working on several versions of a draft.
Posted by jrafter, on Apr 16, 2006 at 07:50 PM, in Applications
But the new mail.app does not use the mbox... 795 Views / 11 Replies  
But the new mail.app does not use the mbox format, does it? Am I right, or have I misunderstood?
John
Posted by jrafter, on Feb 2, 2006 at 11:11 PM, in Applications
Mystery solved! I had disabled the WMP plug-ins;... 4,947 Views / 102 Replies  
Mystery solved! I had disabled the WMP plug-ins; when I re-enabled them, the Flip4Mac option was accessible.

Thank you all for your help!
Posted by jrafter, on Jan 13, 2006 at 08:48 PM, in Applications
Thank you for the suggestion, but I am in my one... 4,947 Views / 102 Replies  
Thank you for the suggestion, but I am in my one and only account, with full administrative privileges.
Posted by jrafter, on Jan 13, 2006 at 07:00 PM, in Applications
Yes. Actually, the "Use Flip4Mac WMV Internet... 4,947 Views / 102 Replies  
Yes. Actually, the "Use Flip4Mac WMV Internet plug-in" option is checked but greyed out.
Posted by jrafter, on Jan 13, 2006 at 05:08 PM, in Applications
Flip4Mac works perfectly as a "stand alone" app,... 4,947 Views / 102 Replies  
Flip4Mac works perfectly as a "stand alone" app, but when I try to view a WMV in Safari, all I get is the "You must install Windows Media Player" screen (yes, the Flip4Mac plug-ins are installed)....
Posted by jrafter, on Jan 13, 2006 at 02:59 PM, in Applications
With the correct settings, you should have no... 394 Views / 5 Replies  
With the correct settings, you should have no problem viewing your RoadRunner email in mail.app. I am a RoadRunner customer, and although I forward all my mail to a different email service provider,...
Posted by jrafter, on Dec 26, 2005 at 12:39 PM, in Applications
NightShift: Any Stability Issues? 789 Views / 16 Replies  
For example, can you easily revert to a non-beta release if needed?

Thanks in advance!
Posted by jrafter, on Oct 17, 2005 at 08:05 PM, in Applications
Thunderbird is really worth a serious try. It's... 1,166 Views / 23 Replies  
Thunderbird is really worth a serious try. It's stable, feature-rich, and constatntly being improved.
Posted by jrafter, on Sep 15, 2005 at 08:53 PM, in Applications
Safari 1.3 Printing Problem? 247 Views / 0 Replies  
Strange... When a site opens a new window for a Print version of an article, the contents never load. The window and resulting document are empty. Any ideas?
Posted by jrafter, on Apr 16, 2005 at 07:01 PM, in Applications
Thank you all for the many practical suggestions.... 362 Views / 4 Replies  
Thank you all for the many practical suggestions. I started with the easiest one, and that seems to have done the trick. I reversed USB ports, and everything is working fine!

John
Posted by jrafter, on Feb 18, 2005 at 06:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Mouse Control Problems 362 Views / 4 Replies  
My mouse pointer keeps jumping to random places on the screen, and doing so with increased frequency, making it harder and harder to control whatever I'm doing. I've checked the system preferences; I...
Posted by jrafter, on Feb 17, 2005 at 05:11 PM, in Mac OS X
Thunderbird. 713 Views / 11 Replies  
Thunderbird.
Posted by jrafter, on Feb 15, 2005 at 10:25 PM, in Applications
Deleting any Netscape cookies in your browser... 1,113 Views / 8 Replies  
Deleting any Netscape cookies in your browser should allow you to go to the generic Netscape start page.
Posted by jrafter, on Jan 15, 2005 at 02:26 PM, in Applications
Poll: Thunderbird. 1,354 Views / 36 Replies  
Thunderbird.
Posted by jrafter, on Jan 4, 2005 at 09:51 PM, in Applications
Archive Thunderbird Messages? 322 Views / 0 Replies  
How do you archive mail in Thunderbird?

Thanks in advance!

John
Posted by jrafter, on Dec 17, 2004 at 08:49 AM, in Applications
Thunderbird. 1,216 Views / 29 Replies  
Thunderbird.
Posted by jrafter, on Dec 12, 2004 at 04:48 PM, in Applications
Gmail's POP downloads a given email once, to one... 1,653 Views / 44 Replies  
Gmail's POP downloads a given email once, to one client on one computer; you cannot easily download the same email to a second computer. Even if you select "Enable POP for all mail," it will only do...
Posted by jrafter, on Dec 10, 2004 at 06:14 PM, in Applications
Entourage "Recent Addresses" Question 307 Views / 0 Replies  
Entourage 2004 has an option to "display a list of recently used addresses when addressing messages." There is a button to clear this list, but I can find no way to delete a single item from it.
...
Posted by jrafter, on Sep 16, 2004 at 10:48 PM, in Applications
Thanks, gorickey, for pointing that out! I... 4,863 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, gorickey, for pointing that out! I totally missed that tab before. Dumb, dumb, dumb!
Posted by jrafter, on Aug 18, 2004 at 08:22 PM, in Applications
Aren't rules applied only to incoming mail? 4,863 Views / 4 Replies  
Aren't rules applied only to incoming mail?
Posted by jrafter, on Aug 18, 2004 at 08:12 PM, in Applications
Entourage able to Auto Bcc: to myself? 4,863 Views / 4 Replies  
One thing I like about Mail.app is the option to automatically Bcc: all sent mail to myself. Is it possible to do this with Entourage 2004? I tried setting an "additional header" to Bcc: with a...
Posted by jrafter, on Aug 18, 2004 at 06:23 PM, in Applications
For the first time, Safari now animates the radar... 8,592 Views / 148 Replies  
For the first time, Safari now animates the radar loops at weather.com. Small but satisfying!
Posted by jrafter, on Aug 9, 2004 at 10:44 PM, in Mac OS X
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