This quick little hack adds “Apply”, “Cancel” and “OK” buttons to the bottom of every pane in
With these buttons added, you no longer need to close Preferences or switch panes in order to save your changes.
By default, a Preference pane looks like this:
To add the buttons,
- Quit Mail
- Navigate to Mail.app in your Applications folder, Control-Click on it and select “Show Package Contents”
- Inside the Finder window that then opens, double-click on the Contents and then the Resources folders.
- Open the PreferencesPanels.plist file with a text editor like TextEdit or with the Property List Editor if you have the Developer Tools installed.
- Find the “UseButtons” string and change its value from 0 to 1. Then save.
Close everything again and open
Tags: Apple Mail, mail.app, Preferences