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Immediately send messages sitting in Mail's outbox Apps
Sometimes when I am sending an email, I realize that something is missing or wrong and stop the process. After fixing the misage (or just making sure everything was OK), the message sits in the outbox for a while. In other programs, there's a button or command to "send mail instantly," but not in Mail.

The way I solved the problem was with the online/offline comand (Mailbox: Go Offline/Go Online) or the even easier Toolbar button (you have to customize your toolbar to add it). I press once the button to go offline and fix the message. When I press the button again, I go online, and the messages that were sitting in my outbox go out instantly.
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Immediately send messages sitting in Mail's outbox
Authored by: mayo2ca on May 25, '06 09:54:21AM

Alternatively you can do Message > Send Again from the menu or hit shift+command+d

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Immediately send messages sitting in Mail's outbox
Authored by: mayo2ca on May 25, '06 09:56:03AM

Eerk, forgot to mention you need to go to the outbox first.



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Immediately send messages sitting in Mail's outbox
Authored by: hamarkus on May 25, '06 09:54:27AM

Assuming the message in question is still open (which will be the case normally since you just verified it), just hit send or cmd-shift-D and it will be send right away (at least for me using POP).



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Immediately send messages sitting in Mail's outbox
Authored by: Felix_the_Mac on May 25, '06 04:38:34PM

I think Apple need to implent Send Now in the right-click menu for the outbox, or Mailbox >> Send and Receive all.

Whenever I end up with a mail which was not sent immediately I always end up spending a minute or two looking for the Send Now function.



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Immediately send messages sitting in Mail's outbox
Authored by: riffraf on May 26, '06 02:00:04PM

100% agreed. I can't even count all the time I've wasted, over and over lookig for the SEND NOW button!



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