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How to Email Pictures from iPhoto Using Mail.app Instead of iPhoto's Built-in Email Feature Apps
iPhoto 11 added an awful new built-in email service that replaces the previous functionality: when sending an email, it used to open Mail and attach the photos to a new email. Now, it uses a poorly designed, built-in email functionality that ruins everything. To send photos again using Mail, run the following command in Terminal:

defaults write com.apple.iPhoto EmailApp Mail

To return this functionality to iPhoto, run the following command in Terminal:

defaults write com.apple.iPhoto EmailApp iPhoto

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How to Email Pictures from iPhoto Using Mail.app Instead of iPhoto's Built-in Email Feature
Authored by: benwiggy on Feb 22, '13 07:56:06AM

Or indeed, use the dropdown menu in Preferences > General > Email photos using...

Edited on Feb 22, '13 07:56:42AM by benwiggy



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How to Email Pictures from iPhoto Using Mail.app Instead of iPhoto's Built-in Email Feature
Authored by: kirkmc on Feb 22, '13 09:04:49AM

Shows how often I use iPhoto. Sorry about that. :-)

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How to Email Pictures from iPhoto Using Mail.app Instead of iPhoto's Built-in Email Feature
Authored by: benwiggy on Feb 22, '13 09:11:25AM

Well, it's always good to know the plist keys, so that settings can be automated and scripted. But it's hardly a "hidden" preference.



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How to Email Pictures from iPhoto Using Mail.app Instead of iPhoto's Built-in Email Feature
Authored by: devlogic on Feb 22, '13 09:43:16AM

What I'd really like is a way to use ANY program for mailing pictures. Like many others, I've "Gone Google," (others may use yahoo or outlook.com, I don't judge) and I don't use a dedicated email program any more. Having iPhoto use the system-wide email/mailto handler, which I've set to Gmail inside Chrome, would be my personal preference.



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How to Email Pictures from iPhoto Using Mail.app Instead of iPhoto's Built-in Email Feature
Authored by: mkennard20 on Feb 22, '13 04:41:22PM

Why don't you still use Apple Mail and add Google. It uses imap so it is identical to your webmail all the time.



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