Bob Forsyth <>
Dave Torr <>
Tue, 22 Feb 2005 16:30:22 +1100
One of the advantages of Gmail is that it doesn't have ANY folders!
Before you exclaim that this makes life too hard let me explain that
it has a better way of filing - any email may have a number (don't
know if there is a limit) of "labels" attached. Think of these as
"folders" - but any given message may be in multiple folders, which
solves many of the filing issues that some mail poses! Takes a little
getting used to, but now I would hate to go back to simple folders.
And of course it has search, and if you click on the name of a contact
you can see all the mail to/from that contact....
On Tue, 22 Feb 2005 15:24:20 +1000, Bob Forsyth
> g'day all,
> One of the advantages suggested for Windows Outlook alternatives is the
> ability to group emails by subject.
> Outlook Express (and presumably Outlook, has this facility when the Inbox is
> - Click "View" (in the top toolbar)
> - Click "Current View"
> - Click "Group Messages by Conversation"
> - Clicking the plus (+) sign expands the thread.
> Another alternative is to click "Subject"
> It also has a "Find" function
> Right Click "Inbox" or "local Folders", them click "Find" and fill in the
> appropriate box.
> But rather than have too many emails bank up in the "Inbox" make new folders
> within "Local Folders" by Right Clicking and clicking "New Folder" etc.
> Then drag the emails you want to keep to the new Folder, and delete the
> Regards from
> Bob Forsyth
> Mount Isa, NW Qld.
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