[MlMt] Alert sending from email address?

Chaim Kram chaimk at umich.edu
Thu Oct 8 10:07:48 EDT 2020

Very nice solution, thanks!

Chaim Kram
chaimk at umich.edu

On 7 Oct 2020, at 19:00, mailmate-request at lists.freron.com wrote:

> Date: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 11:24:22 -0400
> From: "Shoshanna Green" <shoshannag at gmail.com>
> To: "MailMate Users" <mailmate at lists.freron.com>
> Subject: Re: [MlMt] Alert sending from email address?
> On 7 Oct 2020, at 10:10, Annamarie Pluhar wrote:
>> I would love it if when I’m about to send an email from this gmail
>> address I get an alert that says something like “Do you really want
>> to use this email?”  With a yes or no I can click.
> See "Custom Message Verifications" at
> https://manual.mailmate-app.com/hidden_preferences -- it will do exactly
> what you want! Copy the sample there to get the format the plist file
> needs to be in; then just replace the "conditions" line in the sample
> with
> (which means "the From: line contains YOUR-GMAIL-ADDRESS") and set the
> "title" and "details" lines to display whatever alert you want to be
> alerted with.
> The easiest way to figure out how to format your conditions, if you're
> not fluent in whatever syntax plist files use, is to create a smart
> folder with the conditions you want and then inspect its definition by
> quitting MailMate and opening the mailboxes.plist file to see how the
> smart folder is defined there.
> You can check for multiple conditions at a time, and have as many
> independent verifications as you want. I have about a dozen, ensuring
> that I don't send work email from my church-board address, don't send
> board business messages from anything *but* my church-board address,
> don't send personal mail to a work contact, don't fail to BCC myself or
> use the wrong signature (I have auto-BCC set, but if I change the
> sending address after I've begun composing a message the BCC or sig
> sometimes fails to change accordingly), don't reply to a mailing list
> when I mean to reply to an individual poster, etc. etc. -- the ability
> to set up such verifications was one of the factors that originally drew
> me to MailMate!
> Shoshanna Green
> shoshannag at gmail.com
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