What if you're curious, though, to see how some formatting was done? What if you suspect the message was delayed and want to find out where? What if a mailing list is known to insert pearls from its sender's thesaurus of wit in the normally hidden headers?
Then you can instruct Sparrow to show you the full message code — including
View an Email Message's Source in Sparrow
To see an email's source code — including any formatting instructions and the full message headers — in Sparrow:
- Open the message in the preview pane or in its own window with Sparrow.
- If the message is part of a conversation and not yet visible, click on its heading to expand it fully.
- Click the down arrow of the reply button.
- Select View Source from the menu that comes up.
(Updated July 2011)