[MlMt] How to fix .plist standard files missing?

Annamarie Pluhar annamarie.pluhar at gmail.com
Tue Feb 28 18:44:54 EST 2023

thanks to you and also Henry.. Okay so that’s not my problem. And your 
explanations helped. AND I got my issue fixed.


802-579-5975 (cell - not good when I'm at my desk.)

On 28 Feb 2023, at 11:02, John Cooper wrote:

> Annamarie Pluhar wrote (at 3:16 AM on Tuesday, February 28, 2023):
>> Having moved MM to a new computer, I find I want to use some key 
>> bindings and on reading closely the manual discover this: “Do not 
>> edit these files. Changes should be placed in separate files as 
>> described further below. The file named Standard.plist is always in 
>> use, but Gmail.plist is more interesting.”
>> I have neither standard.plist or gmail.plist in my 
>> Resources/KeyBindings folder. How should I fix this?
> Hi Annamarie,
> If you read just above the part of the Help file that you quoted, it 
> gives the full path to these files:
> MailMate.app/Contents/Resources/KeyBindings/
> These files actually reside *inside* the MailMate application. 
> Although it's not well known except to developers, on a Mac, an 
> application is actually a special kind of folder. It's very important 
> not to edit anything inside an application because it could break the 
> application.
> Keep reading the Help file, and you see:
>> It is also possible to create new key bindings files in the following 
>> folder location:
>> ~/Library/Application Support/MailMate/Resources/KeyBindings/
> That's where you can put custom key bindings files to override the 
> files that are built into the application. The ~ in the path is 
> developer shorthand for your account's home folder 
> ([Computer]/Macintosh HD/Users/[Your account name]).
> Hope this clears up the confusion!
> John
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