Paste emails straight in to Mail

I’m running Mail 3 on Leopard, and all my accounts are IMAP, I just found something that surprised me (it could well have been there all the while).

When I had the following in my clipboard:



…and paste whilst looking at an inbox in Mail, it created a new unread email with the contents as:


So, if you copy this:

From: [email protected]
Subject: You're hired

Dear thingy, 

We liked your mad skillz so much, we're going to 
throw money at you.

And paste it in to Mail, you’ll find a new email.

Might be fun for a practical joke at some point…

One Response to “Paste emails straight in to Mail”

  1. That’s crazy! I wonder if there could be a practical purpose for this?

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