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Mail the current webpage in Safari Web Browsers
Safari may be missing some IE features like "Send Page" in the Mail menu, but these are compensated for by the fact that Services now work.

So, for example, you can mail the current selection (i.e., the URL of the page you are on, which you can highlight by pressing Command-L) by choosing Services -> Mail -> Send Selection in the Safari menu.
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Only Mail.app, though
Authored by: EvanE on Jan 10, '03 12:08:07PM

Unfortunately, there is no "Services/Default Mailer/Send Selection" service. As it is, this only works with Mail.app, an app I pounded my head against all through OS X beta and 10.0, then finally gave up on. It would be nice if Apple, while offering us their own Mail.app, made the system-wide hooks more responsive to our own choices.

Evan Evanson



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Only Mail.app, though
Authored by: serversurfer on Jan 10, '03 11:08:07PM
Each application provides its own Service.

I'm guessing that you want to pester MS to add some useful Services to Outlook, or something. (Good luck with that. :p )



I know that Carbon apps can finally use Services, can they also provide them?

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Only Mail.app, though
Authored by: sardu_mac on Jan 11, '03 05:02:09AM

Apple posted sample code when they seeded Jaguar that showed how to embed Cocoa-in-Carbon and Carbon-in-Cocoa, so it's likely possible. Admittedly, I haven't touched Carbon since I dumped OS 9, so I could be wrong :).



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Only Mail.app, though
Authored by: Moofisto on Jan 12, '03 06:27:47AM

> Mail.app, an app I pounded my head against all through OS X beta and 10.0, then finally gave up on.

To note:
Using Mail is a very different experience in 10.2 over 10.1.
I can only imagine how much over 10.0 and the PB.



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No services avalable...
Authored by: oxxford on Jan 10, '03 01:47:08PM

I never have any services avalable. That are all grayed out. Anyone have any ideas???



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No services avalable...
Authored by: serversurfer on Jan 10, '03 11:16:53PM

Carbon apps have to be specifically written to partake of Services, as opposed to Cocoa apps, which get them "for free". The Finder wasn't re-written to use them until 10.2 or 10.2.1, IIRC.

Do you get Services in your Cocoa apps (like Mail, TextEdit, OmniWeb, or Safari)?



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Select your url before
Authored by: benoitc on Jan 11, '03 04:37:00AM

For those that notices that mail services are greyed, just select your url or any text and then use the mail service.



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