[X Newbies] Apple Mail

cricket cricket at apple.com
Mon Dec 16 16:29:20 PST 2002

On Monday, December 16, 2002, at 5:16 AM, Grégoire Seither wrote:

> - Any hope of seeing filters being applied to outgoing messages in a 
> future version ?

There is hope.

> - An easier way to handle multiple mail accounts (every time I 
> activate another POP account I get a message "Account so and so 
> already uses..."

Presumably you are only wanting to add new email addresses to an 
existing account? If so, just add more addresses to the Email Address 
field, separated by commas.

> - Some kind of script that would import Filters and Signatures from 
> Entourage or Outlook

The support is there on the Mail side to do this via Applescript.

> - Importing a tab delimited text file into the Address Book (or some 
> kind of gimmick that would convert my present excel address sheet into 
> something Adress Book could import.

Use the script called Import Addresses.scpt on your hard drive:


> - Indexation still slows down the application, any way to stop it from 
> running every time I change something in a folder ?

You can stop activities individually in the Activity Viewer, but not in 
a global way. Indexing is unlikely the slow the application down. It 
may be something else, but the Activity Viewer is convincing you it's 
indexing at fault.

- cricket

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