so, i recently switched to mail from entourage, but i am always on the lookout for something better. i am fine with using iCal over entourage, but mail.app still has some growing up to do.<br><br>today, i noticed thunderbird, which is a stand alone email app from mozilla people. i downloaded it just to see how far along they could be with a .4 (that's point four if you have poor eyesight). i think this is an amazing product thus far. the threading seems better than mail.app and there are also many different skins (themes) already available, which is nice. thunderbird allows for extensions and it already has about 15 to choose from...though, i don't see how this much different than applescripting. it also seems to be very mature with regard to preferences and various options in the menu bar and, the interface just seems to have more options (beyond themes even). i like...and, i'll keep my eye on this. perhaps it's ready now, but i am not ready to be the guinea pig beyond fiddling with it for an hour tonight. let me know if you download and like it after extended use.<br><br>
some screenshots of various themes (and, you can see how threads appear as well):<br>my current theme:<br><img src="http://homepage.mac.com/jayhawk/.Pictures/thunder1.jpg" /><br><br>and the default theme here:<br><img src="http://homepage.mac.com/jayhawk/.Pictures/thunder2.jpg" /><br><br>
#122067 - 12/07/0312:38 PMRe: mozilla thunderbird (email only)
<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>Sean sometimes misses the really obvious things I have noticed. Smart as a whip probably, but the routine things sometime stump him. No offense, but that is my impression.<p><hr></blockquote><p> I was responding to drjohn's comment, not sean's.<br><blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>Mike sometimes misses the really obvious things I have noticed... <p><hr></blockquote><p> <br><br>
well, it's in an image so that's impossible for a bot to harvest...it'd have to be one of you. <br><br>and, thanks for placing it in text! (but, it is my spam account...but you're not helping!!!!)<br><br>
<blockquote><font size=1>In reply to:</font><hr><p>What are your Page Setup prefs?<p><hr></blockquote><p>Huh?<br><br>This is what happens. On the left is a Mail printout and on the right a copy-paste to TextEdit. Both printed at printer default settings. So, not being as intelligent and savvy as Mike, this is what I do if I want to print an email. <br><br><br><br><br><br>drjohn's photos
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Are you by chance still running Jaguar? Because they seem to have fixed that problem in Panther's version of Mail. It now prints larger by default.<br><br>BTW, that's what I used to do as well (copy to text edit or other app for printing)<br><br> What?<br>Visit Me!
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