Time-Saving Mail Shortcut

Amazon is now an Authorized Apple Reseller!. Current models, older models, refurbished models-- check it out.
Use this link (note: sales via this link may generate a commission to Christian Boyce, from Amazon.

I think you’re going to like this one. Actually, I think you are going to hit yourself on the forehead and say “I can’t believe it!” On to today’s tip, for Apple Mail users.

When you’re using Mail to read email your window looks something like this (but, hopefully, not as blurry):

Direct your attention to the area within the red rectangle in Picture 2:

See those little arrows next to some of the messages? They mean something. The curvy one means you replied to that message. The straight one means you forwarded the message. Ah, but that’s not the tip. The tip is, if you click on a curvy arrow, it actually opens your reply! If you click on a straight arrow it opens your forwarded message. This can save you all kinds of time– rather than searching through your Sent mail to find the reply you sent, you simply click the curvy arrow and voila, there it is.

Yes, it’s been there all along, and yes, I’m sorry I didn’t mention it earlier. I meant to.

Entourage users: you can click the link that says “Show Reply.” Look for it.

Did this article help you? Maybe you'd like to contribute to the Christian Boyce coffee fund.

Got 60 seconds? Learn something about the Mac on my
One-Minute Macman website!

Also visit my iPhone In a Minute website!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.