Currently Being ModeratedApr 2, 2013 11:32 AM (in response to BDAqua)
I first typed in some text, selected it, changed the font and color. Saved it by going to File/Save as Stationary.
It was saved in Custom. When opening it, font color no longer retained.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 2, 2013 5:38 PM (in response to Richard Pitcairn)
Hmmmm, 10.5.8 here, I just tried it & started a New Message>Show Stationary, chose my saved one, & color was still there!???
Sorry, I haven't found where that info is stored yet.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 2, 2013 5:47 PM (in response to Richard Pitcairn)
Found it, not that it helps us...
/Users/YourUserName/Library/Application Support/Mail/Stationery/Apple/Contents/Resources/Custom/Contents/Resources/test stationary.mailstationery
To find out if it's system wide or user specific, try this...
Open System Preferences>Accounts, unlock the lock, click on the little plus icon, make a new admin account, log out & into the new account.
Setup Mail, even if fake account.
Does it work in the new account?
Currently Being ModeratedApr 2, 2013 6:07 PM (in response to BDAqua)
Thanks for the suggestion. I did go in with another account and opened mail but then realized I would have set up the Mail app from the beginning — too time consuming. So I settled for trying to create a favorite font with color which I was now able to do successfullly. That encouraged me to go back into my main account and try again and maybe restarting the key but I was able to now create the font as a favorite with color, etc.
However, I then tried to make stationary with no luck. I opened a new mail message, set signature to "none" and then selected my new font for the body. Saved that as stationary. When I then opened that custom stationary my usual signature and address came up in the body as some sort of block that I could do nothing with — couldn't move it or get above it to type in. I finally selected and deleted it and tried typing but was now the wrong font.
I have no idea why the signature would appear in a custom mail in which I had removed the signature and saved it. Further the custom one now allowed no space above it to type in text. Very strange. I tried several times. Guess it just won't work for me.