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HOWTO: DISABLE:

Send and Reply Animations

defaults write com.apple.Mail DisableReplyAnimations -boolean true
defaults write com.apple.Mail DisableSendAnimations -boolean true

To revert:

defaults write com.apple.Mail DisableReplyAnimations -boolean false
defaults write com.apple.Mail DisableSendAnimations -boolean false
or
defaults delete com.apple.Mail DisableReplyAnimations
defaults delete com.apple.Mail DisableSendAnimations

HOWTO: ENABLE:

Address Book Debug Menu

defaults write com.apple.addressbook ABShowDebugMenu -bool YES

To revert:

defaults write com.apple.addressbook ABShowDebugMenu -bool NO

Plain Text View

defaults write com.apple.mail PreferPlainText -boolean true

To revert:

defaults write com.apple.mail PreferPlainText -boolean false
or
defaults delete com.apple.mail PreferPlainText

HOWTO: MODIFY:

Default Email Account

Preferences --> Composing --> Drop down menu --> Standard email account for new email

Deleting An Email Address From Previous Recipients List

  • Select Window | Previous Recipients from the menu in Mac OS X Mail.
  • Highlight the address you want to remove.

NOTE: You can highlight multiple addresses by holding down the Command key.

Display All Emails As Plain Text

defaults write com.apple.mail PreferPlainText -bool YES

To revert:

defaults write com.apple.mail PreferPlainText -bool NO

Sending Attachments

Change from in-line to attached:

defaults write com.apple.mail DisableInlineAttachmentViewing 1

To revert:

defaults write com.apple.mail DisableInlineAttachmentViewing 0
or
defaults delete com.apple.mail DisableInlineAttachmentViewing

INFO:

http://www.gn.apc.org/support/automatically-purge-or-expunge-deleted-messages-apple-mail