Hide Message Conversation in Mojave


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I know that I can delete a conversation in Mojave's Message, but how do I hide a conversation from the list without deleting it?

It was clear in High Sierra how to do this, but not in Mojave.

Much thanx.
 
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Hello,

You could ensure that Save history when conversation is closed is checked in Messages > Preferences... > General. Then, when you close a conversation, it is saved and invisible until a reply is made. Was there another way to hide a conversation that you were using in High Sierra?

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Thank you for getting back to me. In High Sierra there is an option to "Close" a conversation without deleting it. But that option isn't in Mojave. I looked at your suggestion, which looks like it would work, but I've attached a screen shot of the General Preferences page and I can't activate the "Save history when..."check box." Does Keeping Messages Forever accomplish the same thing -- the entire string appears in a later message even if the conversation is deleted

Thank you very much. Michael
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No worries.

Not sure...I don't have access to my Mojave MBP today. I will check on it and let you know tomorrow.

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Thank you very much...there's no rush, but I do think Mojave may have taken a step backward (or made the "Save" and not delete process very obscure.)

Michael
 
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Thank you for giving me something to look forward. However, my optimism is a bit muted since over a 1 1/2 ago I reported a Siri bug (even tech support said, "Wow." when he tried it.) And it still hasn't been corrected. Hope springs eternal. And thank you for replying.

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You're welcome, Michael. More and more issues with Mojave are being revealed, especially with Safari. And that 10.14.1 release did not seem to indicate anything "earth shattering" is being added/corrected.
 
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As much as I like Apple products (we converted to all Apple 4 years ago after 32 years of PCs and Microsoft), and as good as their tech support is, Apple seems very slow to respond to customer suggestions or even bug reports.
 

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