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    bobtomay's Avatar
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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    Change your Mail view to columns instead of rows
    Hallelujah, the latest beta works with 10.6.4.

    Thought I'd go ahead and post this up since there were a couple asking about it. How to have Mail make use of your widescreen monitor.

    Here's your normal view.

    If you're tired of only being able to see a few of your emails and can't even see but half of each one at time - check this view out.

    Those are both full size - so didn't even make use of my full height or width of screen, but that gives you an idea. If you'd like to be able to view a list of 2-3 times as many of your emails at a time and read a great many of your emails without the need for scrolling:

    Letterbox - haven't tried everything yet, just installed it a few minutes ago - but the beta does get you columns instead of rows for your mail viewing pleasure.

    edit: And lest I forget - thanks aaron, a great many of us appreciate your work.
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    May 03, 2010
    Rufford UK
    iMac 2.7 i5 + MBP 13" 2.26 (2009) + IPad + iPhone
    Letterbox works just fine - i like it
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    Mar 22, 2010
    Backwash, USA
    21.5" iMac 3.06; 24" iMac 3.06; MBP 15 i7; 13" Macbook 2.4; 32gb iPodTouch; iMac G4; PowerMac G3&G4
    I stumbled upon this after looking to maximize the layout of Mail on my new 15'MBP with the hi res screen. The letterbox layout was about the only thing I liked about the Groupwise interface provided by my work. Mail is much stabler than Groupwise. What a difference. Really love Letterbox on Mail. Very stable after a week's worth of intensive use.
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