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Open Mail styled text emails in plain text mode Apps
I was pulling my hair out looking for a way to render styled-text emails that I received as plain text in Mail.app. For a while, I settled on clicking "Reply" then reading the email in the resulting window as plain-text, then I discovered that I could Option-double-click on a styled-text email's listing in Mail.app to view a plain text version of it.

[Editor's note: I don't have any styled text messages to test this with. When I option double-clicked on an HTML formatted email with text and images, all I saw was an "image.tiff" tag at the top and no text at all.]
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easier
Authored by: bobme on Sep 15, '02 12:00:19PM

just type '<command><option>P'



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easier
Authored by: rusto on Sep 16, '02 06:57:52AM

NICE!

NOTE: you type the above while viewing an open email.



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easier
Authored by: bobme on Sep 16, '02 04:50:22PM

Thanks! You can type <command><option>P when:

a) the focus is on the message title in the message list
b) the message is open in it's own window



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Option-doubleclick
Authored by: aranor on Sep 15, '02 02:09:21PM

Option-doubleclick actually opens the email as a Reply. That would make it a little more annoying to read for me, but oddly enough, it displays the reply text immediately instead of the second delay I have to see the text when normally reading an email.



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