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Authored by: robg on Mar 17, '06 05:40:43AM
Anonymous wrote:
robg indicated that a Mail rule wouldn't work - actually, it does. You just have to think perpendicularly. Instead of checking to see if Subject/From/To are blank (which you cannot), check if From/To do *not* contain @. Easy-peesy. Works for me, I was getting 30+ blanks a day.
-rob.

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This hint still applies in 2013!
Authored by: The Eck on Jul 18, '13 02:24:48PM

Adding a comment several years after this thread petered out.

I'm on OS X 10.8.3, Mail 6.5, have an IMAP account that suddenly had several incomings with no sender, no recipient, no subject, no body. I quickly discovered that you simply can trash them, as others above have noted. I also quickly began a search for a resolution and came upon this thread. I created a rule based on Rob's suggestion above and I'm pleased to report that looking for "does not contain" "@" for sender/receiver fields indeed deleted the emails.

thanks Rob, if you're still checking in from time to time, and to all the others who fine-tuned this tip. Your community help is really appreciated.



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