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Can I Disable The Attachment Preview In OS X Mail?


How can I prevent Apple Mail from preview attachments when I compose a message in OS X?
- Asked by Joyce R. March 13th, 2013 (Updated: December 12th, 2014)


To disable attachment preview in OS X, launch the Terminal from your Applications folder and enter the following command:

defaults write DisableInlineAttachmentViewing -bool yes

Relaunch Mail for your changes to take effect.

If you ever want to bring back attachment preview you can enter the following in Terminal:

defaults write DisableInlineAttachmentViewing -bool no