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Email Data Detection Stopped Since SL Upgrade

1760 Views 7 Replies Latest reply: Nov 5, 2009 12:23 PM by Ernie Stamper RSS
Jaymz Level 2 Level 2 (210 points)
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Sep 8, 2009 9:04 AM

I receive emails for events all the time and they have the following date format (example shown)

2009-09-19 19:30:00

Apple Mail used to recognise this as a date and time in the email so I could make a quick iCal addition. This seems to have ceased with the SL upgrade. It still detects more obvious dates and other data but I need it to detect this type as before.

Any ideas?
iMac G4 17 Flat Panel 768mb Ram, Lacie 250gb HD
  • Jeff-IT Calculating status...
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    Sep 9, 2009 6:30 AM (in response to Jaymz)
    I have found that all data detection has stopped working, together. I have check on a upgraded machine from 10.5.8 to 10.6 and I have a second macbook pro that I did a clean install and it has the same problem. I get nothing on dates and contacts. I would love for a resolve as this is a small feature that I used daily. It is killing me not to have it.

    Thank you
    macbook pro, Mac OS X (10.6)
  • Jeff-IT Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Sep 14, 2009 7:10 AM (in response to Jaymz)
    Thank you for the information, but these commands did not help my situation.

    My date information is "9/14/09 1:00:00 PM" Which is very basic. An e-mail with the date in the format you suggested did not work as well.

    Thank you
    macbook pro, Mac OS X (10.6)
  • Littlecash Calculating status...
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    Sep 14, 2009 3:09 PM (in response to Jaymz)
    Add me to the list. This is a major pain!
    MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.1)
  • YoYelloW Calculating status...
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    Nov 5, 2009 11:27 AM (in response to Jaymz)
    ah im not alone, same problem here, didnt work since snoleo, and terminal command didnt work.
    MBP, Quicksilver, Mac OS X (10.4.10)
  • Ernie Stamper Level 8 Level 8 (37,455 points)
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    Nov 5, 2009 12:23 PM (in response to YoYelloW)
    I think you need to start a new topic, and provide more info about your installation, etc. Data Detection is alive and operating well in Snow Leopard and Mail 4.1, here. Has not been an issue at anytime.

    Mac Pro 8 Core, iBook, and QS G4 867, Mac OS X (10.6.1), 10.5.8, 10.4.11, Aperture 2, FCS3


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