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by cbysdad / February 25, 2014 3:07 PM PST

I received some emails from a friend on which were duplicates of his actual signature. It really looked nice and his entire "signature" included a picture phone and address, along with his dupe signature. I think there is a process whereby you sign a piece of paper and take a photo of the sig on PhotoBooth. Then upload it to documents or, if your email program has a special place for sigs...put it there. I hang around here a lot.....I'm not tech savvy, but when I can sometimes figure out my problems with this forum's help. Thank you sh

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 26, 2014 3:23 AM PST

I see you see the basic method of this but sigs like that, or rather how to have your email do that automatically varies with the email app you use.

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In Apple Mail
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / February 26, 2014 7:16 AM PST

First you need a photo of your signature, preferably on a white background.

The quick and dirty way is to use Photo Booth to take the picture and use Edit to flip the picture. (otherwise it's a mirror image"
Open it in Preview, crop the signature, and save it as a JPEG. Open it again in Preview and copy the signature, NOT the whole page
Open Mail preferences, Signatures, select the account, hit the + sign. Now paste the picture into the window.
Close the window and you are done.

For the long and clean version, a scanner and photoshop (or equivalent) will produce a much better image.


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by cbysdad / February 27, 2014 2:07 AM PST
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by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / February 27, 2014 8:30 AM PST
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