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  • Doug Lerner2 Level 4 Level 4 (1,030 points)

    I was using BBEdit.

     

    doug

  • Munas Level 4 Level 4 (1,260 points)

    BBEdit is good, it is what I am using too.

  • Munas Level 4 Level 4 (1,260 points)

    Have you had a chance to try it?

  • Doug Lerner2 Level 4 Level 4 (1,030 points)

    I haven't tried again yet. I was asleep.

     

    doug@Tokyo time

  • Doug Lerner2 Level 4 Level 4 (1,030 points)

    I just tried it again, and I'm afraid it just doesn't work for me. This time Mail acted like nothing was set for any of my accounts and I got the "Welcome to Mail" dialog to start adding accounts!

     

    I reverted to my backed up .plist file and all was well.

     

    I tried Postbox again and it was working well with separate names for each alias, so long as you associate the correct SMTP server with the correct account. But I started noticing mails from 6 and 7 years ago were sometimes showing up with 2012 dates! And there is zero help available, not even a user-to-user forums. Too bad, because Postbox looks like it has lots of nice features.

     

    I'm back to Mail for now, but wish there was a good alternative.

     

    doug

  • Munas Level 4 Level 4 (1,260 points)

    it is really strange. Just now I tried it on my another Mac, and it works as expected. Are you sure you add these lines to the correct plist file place and do not brake the grammar... all the tags are closed etc?...

  • Doug Lerner2 Level 4 Level 4 (1,030 points)

    I really do think I did. I added it below the EmailAddresses key section, just like you had it. And I tried really hard to make sure the tags were correctly spelled and all properly closed.

     

    Not sure what is different in my case...

     

    doug

  • Csound1 Level 8 Level 8 (43,175 points)

    Doug Lerner2 wrote:

     

    It's not a matter of adding extra usernames via my ISP. In this case I am the ISP and control my own domain. It's a matter of getting Apple mail to send under aliases for a single account.

     

    Still looking at the other solution posted here. Thanks.

     

    doug

     

    I already gave you that answer, 3 aliases per account are available

     

    Here

     

    3 ALAISES PER ACCOUNT ARE AVAILABLE

     

    And if that is not what you want why are you sking for it.

  • Doug Lerner2 Level 4 Level 4 (1,030 points)

    Csound,

     

    Thanks for your note, but I'm afraid you are misinterpreting the question. I'm asking about associating different full names with each alias.

     

    More than 4 are possible by the way.

     

    Regards,

     

    doug

  • Munas Level 4 Level 4 (1,260 points)

    Sorry for bothering you again. However, the fact that it works for me on two differenc computers and brakes Mail app for you intrigued me.

    the file Accounts.plist contains separate parts for each account you have configured on Mail app.

    The one that I have configured for my domain that I host at Google looks like one bellow. I only changed personal information - it is in upercase letters and bold in this example as well as changed uniqueId (the last string part at the bottom). Some other parts you may have different as well as these describe how long to keep Trash, Junk etc.

     

    <dict>

    <key>AccountName</key>

    <string>SOME DOMAIN</string>

    <key>AccountPath</key>

    <string>~/Library/Mail/V2/IMAP-NAME.SURNAME@mail.SOMEDOMAIN.com</string>

    <key>AccountType</key>

    <string>IMAPAccount</string>

    <key>ArchiveMailboxName</key>

    <string>Archive</string>

    <key>AutoFetch</key>

    <string>NO</string>

    <key>CompactWhenClosingMailboxes</key>

    <string>YES</string>

    <key>ConfigureDynamically</key>

    <false/>

    <key>DateOfLastDraftCleanup</key>

    <date>2011-05-08T03:24:33Z</date>

    <key>DateOfLastSync</key>

    <date>2012-12-09T00:07:46Z</date>

    <key>DaysBetweenSyncs</key>

    <integer>2</integer>

    <key>DraftsMailboxName</key>

    <string>Drafts</string>

    <key>EmailAddresses</key>

    <array>

              <string>NAME.SURNAME@SOMEDOMAIN.com</string>

              <string>SUPPORT@SOMEDOMAIN.com</string>

              <string>SALES@SOMEDOMAIN.com</string>

              <string>INFO@SOMEDOMAIN.com</string>

    </array>

    <key>EmailAliases</key>

    <array>

              <dict>

                        <key>alias</key>

                        <string>SUPPORT@SOMEDOMAIN.com</string>

                        <key>name</key>

                        <string>SUPPORT</string>

              </dict>

              <dict>

                        <key>alias</key>

                        <string>SALES@SOMEDOMAIN.com</string>

                        <key>name</key>

                        <string>SALES</string>

              </dict>

              <dict>

                        <key>alias</key>

                        <string>INFO@SOMEDOMAIN.com</string>

                        <key>name</key>

                        <string>INFO</string>

              </dict>

    </array>

    <key>FullUserName</key>

    <string>YOUR REAL NAME</string>

    <key>GmailCapabilitiesSupport</key>

    <integer>2</integer>

    <key>Hostname</key>

    <string>imap.gmail.com</string>

    <key>IsSyncable</key>

    <true/>

    <key>JunkMailboxName</key>

    <string>[Gmail]/Spam</string>

    <key>NotesMailboxName</key>

    <string>Notes</string>

    <key>NumberOfDaysToKeepJunk</key>

    <string>1</string>

    <key>NumberOfDaysToKeepSentMessages</key>

    <string>-1</string>

    <key>NumberOfDaysToKeepTrash</key>

    <string>1</string>

    <key>PortNumber</key>

    <string>993</string>

    <key>PreventDismemberment</key>

    <string>NO</string>

    <key>QueriedUserForPrefix</key>

    <string>YES</string>

    <key>SMTPIdentifier</key>

    <string>smtp.gmail.com:NAME.SURNAME@SOMEDOMAIN.com</string>

    <key>SSLEnabled</key>

    <string>YES</string>

    <key>SecurityLayerType</key>

    <integer>3</integer>

    <key>SentMessagesMailboxName</key>

    <string>[Gmail]/Sent Mail</string>

    <key>ServerID</key>

    <dict>

              <key>name</key>

              <string>GImap</string>

              <key>vendor</key>

              <string>Google, Inc.</string>

    </dict>

    <key>StoreDraftsOnServer</key>

    <string>NO</string>

    <key>StoreJunkOnServer</key>

    <string>YES</string>

    <key>StoreSentMessagesOnServer</key>

    <string>YES</string>

    <key>ToDosMailboxName</key>

    <string>Apple Mail To Do</string>

    <key>TrashMailboxName</key>

    <string>[Gmail]/Trash</string>

    <key>Username</key>

    <string>NAME.SURNAME@SOMEDOMAIN.com</string>

    <key>uniqueId</key>

    <string>111111-22222-333334-44444</string>

    </dict>

  • Csound1 Level 8 Level 8 (43,175 points)

    Doug Lerner2 wrote:

     

    Csound,

     

    Thanks for your note, but I'm afraid you are misinterpreting the question. I'm asking about associating different full names with each alias.

     

    More than 4 are possible by the way.

     

    Regards,

     

    doug

    This would have been far simpler had you said so, good luck.

     

    Doug Lerner2 wrote:

     

    snip ......


    It's a matter of getting Apple mail to send under aliases for a single account.

     

    doug

  • Doug Lerner2 Level 4 Level 4 (1,030 points)

    Csound,

     

    Thanks for your note. I did say so. I suggest you read my original post again where I asked:

     

    I notice that Postbox seems to work well with multiple identities. In addition, you can set a different name for each identity, such as:

     

    John Smith for john.smith@somedomain.com

    Support for support@somedomain.com

     

    Is there a way to do that in Apple Mail?

     

    You might also take note of the title of the discussion which is:

     

    Can a single Mail account have multiple outgoing people names?

    Regards,

     

    doug

  • Csound1 Level 8 Level 8 (43,175 points)

    That was your first question, I read your post and responded to the latest question, but good luck whatever it is.

  • lakeconroe Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    I have the same problem. I used Eudora for a decade and I am suffering with Mail. My wife and I have always shared a single e-mail address. When we write, in Eudora we just chose the real name, like: John <smith@abc.net>, Sue <smith@abc.net> or John and Sue <smith@abc.net>.

     

    Additionally, in Eudora we were able to choose between different smtps for that single account. For instance, when we write to a MS address (live, hotmail, etc) we know that our message will be bounced because the smtp of our domain is shared and almost permanently blacklisted, so we choose an alternative (paid) safe smtp for those messages. Or when when we are traveling abroad, we can add a local smtp without deleting any of the others in the list. Is it it possible in Mail to select a different smtp when we are composing a new e-mail? So far, I can only select "From" and "Signature".

     

    Thanks in advance.

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