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Snow Leopard Mail bug

by scotty321--2008 / January 22, 2010 10:18 AM PST

There is a new bug that has cropped up in the Mac OS X 10.6.2 Snow Leopard version of Apple Mail, version 4.2. This bug was not present in Leopard's version of Apple Mail.

If you drag a single email from Apple Mail out to your desktop, it makes a copy of the email message on your desktop. BUT -- if you drag multiple emails from Apple Mail out to your desktop, Mail does absolutely nothing.

This used to be a very quick way to archive and/or export email messages out of Apple Mail, and it worked perfectly fine in Mac OS X 10.5. But you can no longer do this in Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.

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You are correct.
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / January 22, 2010 10:50 PM PST
In reply to: Snow Leopard Mail bug

Just tried it and get the same result.

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Snow Leopard Mail bug
by RochelleBorchert / June 13, 2011 2:36 PM PDT
In reply to: Snow Leopard Mail bug

I've noticed a different issue with Mail after installing OSX 10.6.7 - my sent email messages display an old message. Has anyone else experienced this?

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