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Take Control of Apple Mail in Tiger by Joe Kissell

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Chapter . Read Incoming Messages

No email-related task is more basic than reading messages other people send you. In most respects, Mail makes this a simple and pleasant experience, but a few aspects of Mail’s behavior may be less than obvious. Read on for information about reading and working with incoming messages. For additional info applicable to incoming messages, see Manage Your Mailboxes, Find Your Messages, and Automate Mail with Rules, later in this book.

Check Your Email

If you haven’t changed Mail’s default settings, it will check your active email accounts automatically when you launch it. You can check mail manually at any time by clicking the Get Mail icon on the toolbar, by choosing Mailbox > Get All New Mail (Command-Shift-N), or ...

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