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Question: mail: sending a picture with preview or not // OS High Sierra

Hi,

I want to choose each time, if I send a picture with preview or not.

I have different clients who need different handling.

I think, it is not handy at all, if I can't do it in the mail itself.

Is there a possibility to get this possibility back?


Thanks,

Monika

MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015), iOS 10

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Nov 19, 2017 10:23 PM in response to Monika Kmo' In response to Monika Kmo'

If you mean an inline attachment, then there has never been (and I imagine never will) be an option to not attach inline.

Regardless, it is up to the recipient's email client how it should display the attachment. The inline directive is only a suggestion to the recipient's email client.


If you want to not set the inline directive, you'll need a different email client or an add-on such as Attachment Tamer or Universal Mailer. I don't know if either works with High Sierra or if they work for the function you need.

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Nov 19, 2017 10:23 PM in response to Monika Kmo' In response to Monika Kmo'

If you mean an inline attachment, then there has never been (and I imagine never will) be an option to not attach inline.

Regardless, it is up to the recipient's email client how it should display the attachment. The inline directive is only a suggestion to the recipient's email client.


If you want to not set the inline directive, you'll need a different email client or an add-on such as Attachment Tamer or Universal Mailer. I don't know if either works with High Sierra or if they work for the function you need.

Nov 19, 2017 10:23 PM

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Nov 19, 2017 10:26 PM in response to Barney-15E In response to Barney-15E

When I attach something (for example a PDF) into a mail, it is shown with the first picture of this file.

Before I could klick on this picture and choose "as symbol" than there was only shown the small document-symbol for pdf with out picture.



This was helpful and it seems that this is not possible anymore. Or is there another way to do it?


Thanks,

Monika

Nov 19, 2017 10:26 PM

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Nov 20, 2017 3:25 PM in response to Monika Kmo' In response to Monika Kmo'

Before I could klick on this picture and choose "as symbol" than there was only shown the small document-symbol for pdf with out picture.

That is currently only possible with images and single-page PDFs (I think).

Whether that was a design decision or a mistake, nobody here knows.


However, that only affected what you saw when composing. It had no effect on how it was encoded and sent.

Nov 20, 2017 3:25 PM

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Dec 22, 2017 6:40 PM in response to Monika Kmo' In response to Monika Kmo'

Various people have reported that this preference setting now works again. But, it only affects what you see, not what you recipient sees.

defaults write com.apple.mail DisableInlineAttachmentViewing -bool yes

Copy the command and paste it into Terminal. Hit return.

Dec 22, 2017 6:40 PM

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