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Mail signatures vanish - Console error - Bug?

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Pat Gilmour Level 2 Level 2 (230 points)
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Aug 24, 2012 8:04 PM

I'm on Mountain lion 10.8.1 but 10.8.0 had same issue.

 

I use iCloud on my Mac, iPhone and iPad

 

The problem is: my Mial signatures disappear. I've seen this in other posts but no solutions worked for me (and they were generally pre-Mountain Lion).

 

What happens?

 

I create a Mail signature and add it to iCloud account in Mail through the Preference pane. It works.

 

I quit and relaunch Mail and it is gone.

 

I tried many steps to fix this:

 

- Kill Mail Preferences

 

- Delete ~/Library/Me/Mail/v2/Maildata/Signatures

 

- Delete ~/Library/Me/Mail/v2/Maildata/Signatures & Accounts.plist

 

- Delete ~/Library/Me/Mail/v2/Maildata

 

- Delete ~/Library/Me/Mail/v2/Maildata and recreate iCloud account

 

 

That didn't work so I looked in Console.

 

 

Multiple messages of librariand: unable to download file://path/path/etc.

 

 

The path was to the folder : /Users/pat/Library/Mobile%20Documents/com~apple~mail/Data/MailData/

 

 

So I did the above and deleted this folder and recreated the account. The folder is recreated by iCloud but still the signatures disappear.

 

I went to root/Library/Preferences/ and found a Mail pref there - killed it too.

 

No avail.

 

I'm pretty much at the end of what I know how to do with this. ANy suggestions?

 

I also disabled and re-enabled the account (as well as deleting it completely).

 

 

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My hunch is because I have a long list of errors of the type [TIMESTAMP] librariand: unable to download file://path/path/etc.

It must be something to do with iCloud. But how do I reset this?

 

Any help would be really appreciated.

 

Thanks,

 

Pat

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