Chapter 2: Using Apple Mail
In This Chapter
Adding and configuring Mail accounts
Receiving, reading, and sending e-mail
Filtering junk mail
Configuring and automating Apple Mail
Okay, how many of you can function without e-mail? Raise your hands. Anyone? Anyone at all?
I suppose that I can function without my Internet e-mail, but why should I? OS X includes a very capable and reliable e-mail client, Apple Mail (affectionately called Mail by everyone but Bill Gates).
In this chapter, I discuss the features of Apple Mail and show you how everything hums at a perfect C pitch. However, you have to sing out, “You’ve got mail!” yourself. Personally, I think that’s a plus, but I show you how you can add any sound you like.
Know Thy Mail Window
To begin our epic e-mail journey, click the Mail icon on the Dock. Don’t worry if your display doesn’t look just like Figure 2-1, which illustrates the Mail window after I’ve added an account — which I demonstrate in a page or two. ...