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Send Mail to each of a user's unique email addresses Apps
I use Address Book group a lot when sending out emails. One thing that I found frustrating was that I could not send to multiple email addresses for a single user when using groups, so that they would receive the email at both their home address and their work addresses. Here is a workaround:
  1. Create two (or more) groups, like groupname home and groupname work.
  2. Add all the users you want to send to into both groups.
  3. Select the first group, and choose Edit -> Edit Distribution List...
  4. In the "Change All Labels" dropdown, select "Home"
  5. Do the same for the "work" group. Don't worry if some people only have one or the other address, Mail.App will not allow you to send to duplicate email addresses.
  6. Create a third group: groupname and drag the two other groups into this group.
Now in Mail.App, when you type in groupname, it will pick up all unique email addresses for every user in the list. Of course, if you have a user with three or four addresses, repeat the process, creating new groups for each type of email address you have defined in Address Book. Hope this helps!
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Send Mail to each of a user's unique email addresses
Authored by: romulis on May 26, '04 08:21:36AM

of course if you're lazy like me, and don't need this too often (to the point that keeping all those groups up-to-date) you can just put the same name in the To: line multiple times and select a different address each time. (click on the little triangle at the right-hand-edge of the name bubble)

If you select the menu: "view -> addresses -> show name and address" then you'll also be able to check that you don't send the email to the same address twice.

Of course if you do this a lot, and with lots of people, you're welcome to try the groups way :-)



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Send Mail to each of a user's unique email addresses
Authored by: osxpounder on May 26, '04 05:52:19PM

I do it the lazy way because, almost always, it's me sending an email to myself at my home address from my work address, or vice versa. I'm really glad you mentioned "If you select the menu: "view -> addresses -> show name and address" then you'll also be able to check that you don't send the email to the same address twice."

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