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Knowledge base Error: mail client displays an attached image as a long stream ofincomprehensible code
Error: mail client displays an attached image as a long stream ofincomprehensible code
Actions to be carried out
Mac OS X
Open the "Terminal" then type the following:
defaults write com.apple.mail DisableInlineAttachmentViewing -bool yes
To restore things to their original state:
defaults write com.apple.mail DisableInlineAttachmentViewing -bool false
To minimise risks, you can also switchoff resizing of pictures sent as e-mail attachments (via the drop down menulocated in the bottom right of your message).
Source plus other Apple Mail tips: http://secrets.blacktree.com/?showapp=com.apple.mail
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