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Assign junk mail status without opening a message in Mail
Authored by: Connie on Apr 18, '03 10:27:09AM

There is another way to not open email if you suspect it is
objectionable. Just drag the bar below the email all the way
down to the bottom and it cannot be opened unless you click on
the specific email twice. You are always safe from junk all the
time then.
Connie



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Not necessarily...
Authored by: notmatt on Apr 18, '03 11:21:23AM

While I'd like to think Apple was smart enough to catch this, I can't confirm it. That woeful piece of virus-spreading gunk, Microsoft Outlook, would still open a message even if the preview pane had been dragged small enough to be invisible; you had to actually turn it off to change it.

Even if Apple didn't fall into that trap, if you happen to drag your preview pane down to 1 pixel, you have the appearence, but not the effect, of safety in this regard. It's much safer to turn off HTML rendering in mail altogether.



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Preview Pane
Authored by: bigdog on Apr 18, '03 11:53:00AM

You can turn that preview pane off completely by double-clicking the divider line. Mail.app became better the day I decided to do that. No more rendering HTML emails I only want to delete.

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also, dental



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Preview Pane
Authored by: mahakali on Apr 18, '03 09:48:46PM
Or use this applescript and YoupiKey (now iKey) or Quickeys or other tool that can run scripts using keyboard shortcut:
tell application "Mail"
set msgViewer to front message viewer
if (the preview pane is visible of msgViewer) is in {true} then
tell msgViewer to set properties to {preview pane is 
visible:false}
else
tell msgViewer to set properties to {preview pane is 
visible:true}
end if
end tell


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