[X Newbies] Apple's Mail - Insert text

Brian Farley pwi at vzpacifica.net
Wed Jul 9 15:57:01 PDT 2003

On Thursday, July 10, 2003, at 08:45 am, cricket wrote:

> This has worked in Mail since the Jurassic age. Text dragging in 
> general, though, works differently in Mac OS 9 versus Mac OS X. You 
> have to click on the selected text and wait very briefly (about 1/10 
> of a second) then drag. This is to distinguish between dragging and 
> making a new selection.

I was fooled by cursor remaining I beam as it passed over text (before 
Thank you--removed a major-minor frustration.

The other major-minor frustration is trying to edit subject line, and 
indeed text in body of received msg.  This, so I can edit and store 
msgs with clearer subject lines, and only key text.


"No disassemble..."
      --Number Five

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