tiny symbol driving me nuts

brynmr

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How do I remove that little symbol in the upper right corner of every printed page from my mail program. It's driving me nuts. Mail 1.3.11 (v622/624) OS X Mac Mini.

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brynmr

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Mr. Anderson said:
do you have a pic?

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There's a tiny image in the upper right corner. To the left is an old email addy both of which I punched in when I set up the program.
 

brynmr

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This maybe too simple for you guys and maybe you think I'm kidding but I'm serious. I'm stumped.
 

mad jew

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Well what is the image of? I can't think of what you're talking about off the top of my head.

As a temporary workaround, you could always copy and paste what you want printed into a TextEdit document. That might be more work than it's worth though.
 

gauchogolfer

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brynmr said:
This maybe too simple for you guys and maybe you think I'm kidding but I'm serious. I'm stumped.
I just test-printed an email using Mail 2.1, and didn't notice any symbol in any of the four corners. Can you print to .pdf then take a screenshot of it to help us out?
 

kwood

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If you’re talking about an actual picture (like a butterfly of cat or something), then that can be removed from the Address book. If your Address book personal contact card has a picture, when you send an email message using the mail application, it will tack on the picture in the bottom corner. All you have to do is remove it and you should be fine.
 

brynmr

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kwood said:
If you’re talking about an actual picture (like a butterfly of cat or something), then that can be removed from the Address book. If your Address book personal contact card has a picture, when you send an email message using the mail application, it will tack on the picture in the bottom corner. All you have to do is remove it and you should be fine.
When I set up the mail there was a choice of icons you could select which would show up on each email. I selected one but I cannot find the delete or alter choice. It shows up when I print something I've writted in Mail program as well. Annoying.
 

brynmr

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gauchogolfer said:
I just test-printed an email using Mail 2.1, and didn't notice any symbol in any of the four corners. Can you print to .pdf then take a screenshot of it to help us out?
Not sure how but it doesn't matter. Just pre-programed info showing up on each email at the top of the page.
 

brynmr

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mad jew said:
Well what is the image of? I can't think of what you're talking about off the top of my head.

As a temporary workaround, you could always copy and paste what you want printed into a TextEdit document. That might be more work than it's worth though.
I can't get my TextEdit (OS9) to print on my printer. My Mail does however.
 

gauchogolfer

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brynmr said:
Not sure how but it doesn't matter. Just pre-programed info showing up on each email at the top of the page.
Open up a message::choose print:: print to pdf::save on desktop:: open with Preview::cmd+shift+3 for screenshot::attach screenshot file on desktop to message on forum::wait for feedback

Done!
 

WildCowboy

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brynmr said:
Here's the top of the page where the image and old addy show up:
Yep...that's the profile picture. Find the entry in Address Book and delete the picture if you don't want to see it anymore.
 

brynmr

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WildCowboy said:
Yep...that's the profile picture. Find the entry in Address Book and delete the picture if you don't want to see it anymore.
I opened up a new message then opened the address book icon. There's just three old addresses I can't delete. No icon. :confused:
 

WildCowboy

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Okay...I'm not entirely clear on what's happening here. What's the deal with the address that appears on the left side in your attachment? That should be your name and e-mail address...from some of your comments, it seems like it isn't.

If it is in fact your name and e-mail address, does it not come up in the list when you click on the "Address" button?
 

mkrishnan

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Open up address book. One of the addresses should have a black sillhouette of a bust as an icon in the list instead of the white business card icon. That's the "me" address book entry that refers to you. Your e-mail address should be in that one. See if it has the lips next to your name in the right side of Address Book when you click on it.
 

brynmr

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mkrishnan said:
Open up address book. One of the addresses should have a black sillhouette of a bust as an icon in the list instead of the white business card icon. That's the "me" address book entry that refers to you. Your e-mail address should be in that one. See if it has the lips next to your name in the right side of Address Book when you click on it.
I can't see the lips icon anywhere. Not beside the silhouette or far to the right of it. I just can't find it. When I click on it a new message pops up. That's it.
 

brynmr

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WildCowboy said:
Okay...I'm not entirely clear on what's happening here. What's the deal with the address that appears on the left side in your attachment? That should be your name and e-mail address...from some of your comments, it seems like it isn't.

If it is in fact your name and e-mail address, does it not come up in the list when you click on the "Address" button?
No it is. That's my old addy. The one I typed in when I bought this computer. I'm currently using my old Outlook Express.
 

wwooden

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brynmr said:
I can't see the lips icon anywhere. Not beside the silhouette or far to the right of it. I just can't find it. When I click on it a new message pops up. That's it.
Don't open your address book within the mail program, there is an entire different program called..... Address book. find that in your applications folder on your hard drive. Find your address card and delete the picture icon attached to it.
 

WildCowboy

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brynmr said:
I can't see the lips icon anywhere. Not beside the silhouette or far to the right of it. I just can't find it. When I click on it a new message pops up. That's it.
From the "Address" window in Mail, right click or control-click on the listing for yourself and click edit, that will open Address Book and you should see the lips picture. Or just go straight to Address Book, find yourself in the listings, and click the "Edit" button.
 

andiwm2003

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uh, glad that that is resolved. that was the most thrilling thread in a month. first the suspense till it was clear what symbol is sneaking up to you. then the thrill of finding its origin and finally the battle ending with its destruction and the happy end........

yes, I'm THAT bored at work.