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Mac OS by Paul McFedries

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15. Managing Your Email

Managing Email with Apple Mail

Mac OS X ships with the Apple Mail application (which I’ll just call Mail from now on), which is an elegant, full-featured, and easy-to-use email client. Mail offers a tidy, straightforward interface, but that surface simplicity hides a wealth of powerful and useful features. Covering all of those features would require a dozen chapters of this size, so I’ll just hit the highlights here. These include configuring the Mail preferences, particularly the all-important task of setting up your email accounts; receiving email and sending your own messages and replies; using mailboxes and rules to organize your email; working with message attachments; and using Mail to follow your favorite RSS ...

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