Apple has released a beta of the next-generation OS X Messages app, replacing iChat. Here's how to set up Messages Beta.
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Messages gives you the opportunity to check up on the status of all your messages. If you want a read receipt sent for every message you write, check off the Send Read Receipts box. If you change your mind later, you can always change this setting in the Preferences dialog box.
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