Mail (Mountain Lion): 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 phone number at the end of your messages.

Depending on how a recipient’s mail server handles signatures, your signature may appear as an attachment or image to your recipients.

If you use iCloud Documents & Data, your signatures are available on your other Mac computers that use Documents & Data and have OS X Mountain Lion installed.

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 writing, choose a signature from the Signature pop-up menu.

You may need to customize the header to see the Signature pop-up menu.

Customize a message header

If a signature isn’t in the pop-up menu, check in Mail Signatures preferences whether the signature is included in those for the account. If it’s not, click All Signatures, select a signature in the middle column, and then drag it onto an account in the left column.

Published Date: Sep 4, 2015