Becoming a gmail expert

Gmail is a really smart email client. I found out it is even better than I thought. If you want to quickly find unread messages in your inbox, just search for “label:inbox is:unread”.

The trick also is to “star” the messages you want to come back to. This is much better than leaving them unread which is really a hack if you think about it. You build a todo list, always one click away.

Daniel Lemire, "Becoming a gmail expert," in Daniel Lemire's blog, March 8, 2005.

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Daniel Lemire

A computer science professor at the University of Quebec (TELUQ).

2 thoughts on “Becoming a gmail expert”

  1. Agree! Labels are sweet, i’m starting to use gmail as my first mail adress, and am spreading the word to friends. And thanks for the tip Daniel.

  2. Do you know if there’s a way to undelete/recover a mail, thats been removed from the “trash” folder?

    Thanks in Advance.

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