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In Apple Mail, if you need to work back and forth between two different views of Mail's mailbox contents, you can do so quite easily. For example, you might want to look at a mailbox holding all filtered-in sales orders from the past week while also looking at a smart mailbox showing unanswered customer questions.

To avoid constantly clicking between mailbox views and losing your context each time, choose File > New Viewer window to get a second window and then arrange each window as desired.

 
 

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Problems setting up FTP server in Leopard -- Could the problem getting an FTP server to work stem from a software configuration error, or is an ISP blocking the connection for security reasons? (11 messages)


IMAP Client for Mail Backup -- A few methods allow local backup of IMAP email, which is a good way to protect data in case of an ISP meltdown. (3 messages)


Backblaze Publicly Launches Online Backup Service for Macs -- A reader is concerned that Backblaze may not provide secure backups. (6 messages)


10 Undocumented Changes in iPhoto '09 8.0.2 -- The latest version of iPhoto handles addresses for its Faces feature in odd ways. (9 messages)


iPhones down under -- After accepting a job offer in New Zealand, a reader wonders whether his new iPhone can be used there. (8 messages)


Sound recording tapes -- What's required to digitize old reel-to-reel Scotch Sound Recording Tapes from the early 1950s? (11 messages)


Pop Up Folders Replacement Software? -- FinderPop, FolderGlance, or a system preference in Mac OS X may be able to replicate the behavior of the early Mac OS program Pop Up Folders. (5 messages)


When iPhone Pushes, Text Message Fees Fall -- A reader in Europe provides additional information about sending - and paying for - text messages from mobile phones. (1 message)


AppleScript Problem -- Readers tap the dusty archives of their AppleScript memories to solve a problem under Mac OS 8.6. (2 messages)

 

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