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December 03, 2020


Thank you very much for posting. Mystery solved!

I don't see where the "flags" appear when clicking the Subject box.

Oh, you have to hold down the "Control" key and "Subject" to get the dropdown menu.

Kathy for me I right click on the Subject box and get the dropdown menu. Regardless, be sure "Flags" in the dropdown menu has a checkmark by it. Then click on the red (or whatever other color) icon in the Mail menu bar at the top of the screen when a message is highlighted and a flag will appear in the farthest left hand column in mail, which has a little flag above it.

I believe the process may differ depending on your particular combination of devices. I was not successful with the right-click method was able to use the control key.

I'd just Big Sur updated on my laptop and the ability to flag disappeared exactly as you described.....and following your steps solved the problem ! ....all the more satisfying since as a total non tech architect/ painter this is the first time I've ever Googled a laptop problem and had the satisfaction of resolving the issue; rather, than relying on the usual fallback of waiting to have a younger staff member " take care of it tomorrow."
Jon Gregg

p.s. This is also the first fan letter I've ever written Grazie Signori !

OMG thank you SO much for that tip. I was so dismayed and disappointed in the new mail, but you FIXED IT for me!

Thank you for the getting my flags back!!! I almost gave up!

Perfect. Thanks for that. It felt alien not being able to scan highlighted emails.

This has been driving me crazy! Thank you for the solution.

WTF? this function is so hidden it's stupid

Thank you! I hate these updates when things look so different!

Lifesaver! Thank you so much

thank you.

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