How do I re-collapse an email in Mail?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by Mr Skills, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. Mr Skills macrumors 6502a

    Mr Skills

    Nov 21, 2005
    In the new, if you view a set of emails that are threaded by conversation, there is a link at the bottom of each one that says "see more from John Smith". Pressing this expands the email so you can see all the quoted material.

    But how do I make the message get smaller again? There's no corresponding link to "see less".
  2. SandboxGeneral Moderator emeritus


    Sep 8, 2010
    The only way that I can find so far is to click on another message unrelated to the conversation you expanded, then go back to the first one and the 'see more' option will be restored to 'hidden.'

    Perhaps you can suggest to Apple via their Feedback page to add an option to hide that extra quotes again.
  3. Mr Skills thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Mr Skills

    Nov 21, 2005
    Good idea - I've just done that. There is no specific feedback page, so the Lion feedback form is actually here.
  4. arebee macrumors newbie

    Feb 8, 2009
    hi i know its super old, but i finally asked the web this question after ages of annoyance, but its quite simple to re-collapse, i found that simply using the 'expand' thread arrows next to the email in the list on the left column, i just unexpanded the arrows again and it collapses all emails again.

    best of luck bye

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