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Hi every one.
Outlook Express in Windows XP if you received e-mail that you have doubts about it is possible to highlight that particular mail, right click, go to Properties, Details. You then see all regarding that particular mail, who sent it and the message, if you're able to read the computer language. All this without actually opening it.
Is it possible to do the equivalent in a Snow Leopard 10.6.7

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Sorry but no. You can see some stuff like forward or reply but cannot see who sent you or what time he/she sent you. Hope this helps

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Hello jinjda.
Thanks for that, I suppose its as well to know what one cannot do as well as what you can.

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That is why windows have some features mac don't have and mac have some special functions windows don't have.

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Well I still have this hang up regarding a lack of printing ability. I want to print photos yet the Mac does not show gloss photo paper so there fore tries to print from the front of the printer rather than the back. It does not have "poster" printing abilities. It is not the fault of my printer as it has all these things. I use the printer in conduction with this machine and a 17" Vista laptop both connected by wireless.
You have mentioned there is a possibility to download a program?

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Unfortunately, once you highlight an email in Mac Mail it opens. But you can see all the information you want by looking at the long header.
Right click on the Mail tool bar at the top of the page and click Configure. A new drop down window will open. Find the Long Header icon and drag it to the Mail tool bar.
When viewing an email you can click on that Long Headers icon and see the whole path and most anything else you need.

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Hello Danarchy.
Thanks for your reply. Right clicking on Mail (Blue Tool Bar) did not bring up Configure although right clicking on the mail program itself did bring up Customise Toolbar, there was Long Header, in there. I was unable to drag this item to the blue toolbar. It was possible to drag LH to the tool bar in the mail program. Then again when highlighting am e-mail LH did not become active therefore was not able to use it.
I am using Snow Leopard if that makes any difference.

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That is not actually the correct way of doing. Dogsbody, i am using snow leopard too and i think i know what you did wrong. Follow my clear instructions.

1) Open up Mail app
2) On the top of the window, you will see file, edit and others. Click on view and scroll down and click on customise toolbar. NExt when you open that up, find long hearder after you find that right click it and click on add toolbar. Next click done
3) Go to your inbox and select a mail, don't open it. After you select a mail click on long header at the top left hand corner and you will see all the details you want

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See the screenshot below.n Hope with the screenshots it will be clearer and help you more. Good luck

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Hello jingda.
What a great tutorial every thing worked fine apart from it becoming active. I have two unopened e-mail at the moment but the "Long Header" does not become active evan when I have highlighted the mail. d.

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Have you try clicking on the mail name and click on long header. Is there any problem for me to solve, i am always ready to help. A favour please, can you please do the 3 line of my signature. Thanks.

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