MacMost Now 159: Using Data Detectors

Data Detectors allow you to turn addresses, phone numbers and dates in mail messages into Address Book contacts and iCal events. You can also turn selected text into to-do items or stickies.



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To turn off Data Detectors, open the Terminal program from your Applications, Utilities folder, and type:
defaults write com.apple.mail DisableDataDetectors YES
To turn it back on again, type:
defaults write com.apple.mail DisableDataDetectors NO

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    11 years ago

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