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Defining your default account in Sparrow

Go to Preferences > Account.

Drag and drop your mail accounts to re-order them the way you want. Re-ordering accounts in Preferences re-orders them in Sparrow’s sidebar.

Placing one account on top of the list tells Sparrow this is the default one . Sparrow will  always use this address by default when composing a new message.

Sparrow lets you open links in the background. 
All you have to do is press ⌘ when clicking a link.

Sparrow lets you open links in the background.

All you have to do is press ⌘ when clicking a link.

Mark as Read/Unread

In Sparrow, you can mark a mail as unread by:

  • Right-clicking on a message and selecting ‘Mark as unread’
  • Use the ⇧-⌘-U shortcuts
  • Or simply clicking on the blue dot

In Sparrow, you can choose to attach images either inline or as a classic attachment.

Drag & dropping an image to the bottom of the compose window will add the image as a classic attachment.

Drag & dropping an image in the upper part of the window or in the text will add it as an inline attachment.

You can also use the ⇧-⌘-A .

QuickLook on attachments
You can preview any attachments by selecting it and pressing ‘Space’. 
Sparrow allows you to do this while reading your mail and also while composing it. Attach any file in a new mail, select the attachment and press ‘Space’ to quickly verify this is the document you wanted to send.

QuickLook on attachments

You can preview any attachments by selecting it and pressing ‘Space’. 

Sparrow allows you to do this while reading your mail and also while composing it. Attach any file in a new mail, select the attachment and press ‘Space’ to quickly verify this is the document you wanted to send.

Using the Conversation View
To Open the Conversation View, jus click the bottom-right corner icon in Sparrow’s window. The right pane will open allowing you to see your mails as conversations.
You can also open/close the Conversation View with ⇧-⌘-T

Using the Conversation View

To Open the Conversation View, jus click the bottom-right corner icon in Sparrow’s window. The right pane will open allowing you to see your mails as conversations.

You can also open/close the Conversation View with ⇧-⌘-T

Reply from the ToolBar
Sparrow’s Toolbar allows you to make all kind or reply and to forward mails.
To Forward or Reply All, just perform a long click on the Reply icon. A contextual menu will let you ‘Forward’ or ‘Reply All’ the selected mail.
To Reply All, you can also ⇧-⌘-R
To forward a mail, you can ⇧-⌘-F

Reply from the ToolBar

Sparrow’s Toolbar allows you to make all kind or reply and to forward mails.

To Forward or Reply All, just perform a long click on the Reply icon. A contextual menu will let you ‘Forward’ or ‘Reply All’ the selected mail.

To Reply All, you can also ⇧-⌘-R

To forward a mail, you can ⇧-⌘-F

Reply/Reply All toggle 
Sparrow makes it simple to toggle between Reply/Reply All. Right within the compose window, you can change your mind and include other recipients by clicking the icon at the far right of the ‘To' field.
To Reply, you can use the ⌘-R shortcut
To Reply All, you can use the ⇧-⌘-R shortcut

Reply/Reply All toggle 

Sparrow makes it simple to toggle between Reply/Reply All. Right within the compose window, you can change your mind and include other recipients by clicking the icon at the far right of the ‘To' field.

To Reply, you can use the ⌘-R shortcut

To Reply All, you can use the ⇧-⌘-R shortcut

Creating Labels
Open Sparrow’s Preferences via the Sparrow Menu (or ⌘-,) and select the Labels section. Just click the ‘+’ bottom-left corner button and name your new label. You can assign any color you want to your label by clicking the bottom-right corner button. 

Creating Labels

Open Sparrow’s Preferences via the Sparrow Menu (or ⌘-,) and select the Labels section. Just click the ‘+’ bottom-left corner button and name your new label. You can assign any color you want to your label by clicking the bottom-right corner button.