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Speak the sender of a mail item
Authored by: matt_j_gray on Mar 06, '03 05:34:18PM

I'd written something similar a while back - the only problem I have with my script and this new one is that Mail doesn't seem to be threaded when it is running its rules. This means when I check my mail in the morning and there are lots of mails that arrive in one hit, Mail reads out all the senders, and I can't do anything else in Mail at the same time.

In other programs (such as Eudora), I think you can keep reading, navigating, etc, in other messages when it is reading out new things. But this script locks Mail up until it is finished.

Any ideas how to make it threaded? Or is that asking way too much of AppleScript? I'm guessing it needs some alteration to the Mail app.

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Check the unread count?
Authored by: porkchop_d_clown on Mar 07, '03 02:00:38PM

It seems like the whole applescript interface in mail needs a rework; I've been having lots of issues with things like moving mail inside a script and so on.

My best suggestion at this point would be to add an outer if statement that would cause the rule to do nothing if the number of unread messages was too high.

knock knock

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