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New in Labs: Send & Archive

Source: http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2009/01/new-in-labs-send-archive.html 

In addition to having two cappuccinos, my morning routine includes processing new mail that’s arrived in my inbox overnight. More often than not, as I reply to a message I also want to archive it so I can enjoy the satisfaction of a pristine inbox. Having clicked “Send” followed by “Archive” a few million times, I started to wish there was a way to just click once and accomplish both actions at the same time. So I decided to turn this idea to a Gmail Labs experiment. Turn on “Send & Archive” from the Labs tab under Settings, and you’ll see a new button in the compose form labeled just that. The button does what it says: it sends your reply and then archives the thread with one click.

For keyboard shortcut enthusiasts tabbing to this new button works too. In the coming weeks, I’m planning to add undo support, so if you accidentally archived a thread, you can easily get it back into your inbox. Any other requests? Let us know in the Gmail Labs user group.




January 15, 2009 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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