10 Must use Mail.app Keyboard Short Cuts

If you will keep these 10 Mail.app shortcuts in your head you will become much faster at getting through your daily e-mails.

These are my ten most useful, the ones I do remember because I use them most often.

  1. Command-N — Opens a new message
  2. Command-1 — Opens the inbox (try also, Command-2, -3, -4 – neat!)
  3. Command-Shift-M — Closes and opens the mailbox drawer on the left
  4. Command-Option-F — Jumps the cursor up to the search field
  5. Command-Shift-A — Attaches a file to a message
  6. Command-Shift-V — Paste as quotation
  7. Command-Shift-D — Send message
  8. Command-Shift-F — Forward message
  9. Command-R — Reply to message
  10. Command-Shift-H — Show/hide all headers (because I am curious)

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  2. Dave

    Command-Shift-N checks for new mail. I use it all the time.

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