Archive for the 'Mail' Category

Mac OS X 10.5: Spotlight searches no longer broken in Mail

Sunday, March 16th, 2008 • 10:36 am

It seems to be a Leopard bug involving the presence of an older version of Mail on another mounted volume.

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Mail 3.0: Flaky attachment display

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008 • 4:04 pm

Bugs involving the display of attachments in Leopard’s Mail.

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Mac OS X’s Mail’s text editing issues also affect Safari

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008 • 9:48 am

Same text editing engine, same bugs.

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Mac OS X 10.5 Tip: Repairing broken Spotlight searches in Mail

Monday, February 25th, 2008 • 3:29 pm

A partial fix for what seems to be a fairly common problem with Mail.

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Mac OS X’s Mail: option-shift-Up doesn’t work in first paragraph of e-mail message body

Monday, February 25th, 2008 • 9:24 am

Mail’s text editing engine is still unacceptably buggy.

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Mac OS X’s Mail: Should have a ‘New Mailbox’ command in the action menu

Monday, February 18th, 2008 • 10:43 am

A pretty obvious user interface inconsistency, and Apple’s refusal to see it that way.

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Mail 3.0: ‘Remove Attachments’ command now selects… the next message in the list

Thursday, February 7th, 2008 • 10:42 am

The behaviour changes but is not exactly improved.

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Mail 3.0: Can’t use shift key to select more than one attachment icon

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008 • 3:03 pm

A universal selection method that should be supported in Mail is not.

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Mail 3.0: Still suffers from basic text editing flaws

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008 • 2:43 pm

Applies wrong quote level to first line of text following a just-deleted block of quoted text.

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Mail 3.1: Top pixel row of toolbar button icons not active

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007 • 9:24 am

Yet another area of the button toolbar in Mail that does not work as expected.

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Mail 3.1: ‘Save’ button for attachments not working properly

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007 • 11:41 am

An obvious bug with the “Save” button in Mail, and other musings about the lack of improvement for attachment handling in Mail.

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Mail 3.1: Replying removes text colour from message in message list

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007 • 2:21 pm

Older bugs are resurfacing in Mail 3.1.

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Mail 3.0: No longer plays sounds through alerts and sound effects channel

Monday, November 19th, 2007 • 11:13 am

A bug in Mac OS X 10.5 that is probably going to take months, if not years, to fix.

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Mail 3.0: Now uses correct signature in replies

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007 • 3:06 pm

A long-standing bug with the default signature for replies is fixed… in Mac OS X 10.5.

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Mac OS X’s Mail: Keeps flagging random archived messages as unread

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007 • 2:16 pm

A recurring problem triggered by simply selecting mailboxes in order to browse them.

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