The fastest way to forward a message in Mac OS X Mail is the keyboard shortcut. But pay attention! The shortcut is not — as one might expect — Command-F, which is reserved for searching.
Forward a Message Quickly in Mac OS X Mail
To forward a message quickly with Mac OS X Mail:
- Press Command-Shift-F.
Forward a Message as an Attachment in Mac OS X Mail
You can also forward a message (in all its glory including all header lines) as an attachment — albeit not by way of a keyboard shortcut — in Mac OS X Mail 3 and later:
- Select Forward as Attachment from the menu.