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Lion Mail: Use signatures

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Use signatures in Mail

You can create prepared text, called a “signature,” to add to messages before you send them. For example, you might want to add your iChat account name or phone number at the end of your messages.

Create a signature

Choose Mail > Preferences, and then click Signatures.

You can create multiple signatures for each Mail account. For more information about options, click the Help button in the Signatures pane.

Add a signature to a message

In a message you’re composing, choose a signature from the Signature pop-up menu.

  • If a signature you expected to be in the pop-up menu isn’t there, check in Mail Signatures preferences to find out whether the signature is included in those for the account. If it’s not, you can add it. Click All Signatures, select a signature in the middle column, and then drag it onto an account in the left column.
  • If you don’t see the Signature pop-up menu, click the Customize pop-up menu in the lower-left corner of the header area and choose Customize. Select the Signature checkbox, and then click OK. The Signature checkbox is available only if you have created a signature.
Last Modified: Oct 30, 2013
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