Send email / imessage / facetime directly from addressbook contacts

In osx mountain lion you can send imessage messages (or google chat / facebook chat if thats setup in your messages app) directly from the addressbook / contacts app

  • open addressbook / contacts
  • find the contact you want to message
  • click on the ‘mobile’ or ‘phone’ or ’email’ tag next to their phone number / IM address
  • a context menu will appear with send email / send facetime /send message
  • if you pick message then a popup box will appear
  • type your message and click send
  • if you pick email from the menu then it will let you compose a new email, and if you pick facetime then a facetime window will open

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