[X4U] How to put multiple addressees in the "to" field in Mail

Wayne Clodfelter wayneclodfelter at mindspring.com
Sun May 31 06:36:50 PDT 2009

On May 18, 2009, at 11:37 PM, Michael Elliott wrote:

> I have a strange situation.
> I have, for years, kept a folder of email addresses that I use to  
> send friends/family links to my kids' movies and photos.  The folder  
> has about 230 ".mailloc" links, the kind that you get when you drag  
> someone's email address to the desktop.  In the past, I have always  
> used the AOL client to email these, but that has gotten very long in  
> the tooth.  I'd like to use Apple Mail to email them, but I've run  
> into a problem.
> If I drag multiple email addresses to the "To:" field in a Mail  
> document, only the first one is entered.  But even weirder, the  
> address is listed as a mailto: link.  So for example, if I'm  
> emailing "foo at aol.com", and I drag that .mailloc link to the "To:"  
> field, it actually is entered as "mailto:foo at aol.com", which, of  
> course, is not reconized as a valid email address.
> Is there a way that I can still use my folder of individual email  
> addresses in that way?

Why not create a group (or smart group) in Address Book? Your use is  
the precise function of such a group.
Just create a card for each email address, place all of them in a  
NAMED group, and send your emails to NAME. It's easy.

Wayne Clodfelter
wayneclodfelter at mindspring.com

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