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Gmail’s New ‘Undo Send’ Feature Saves

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Gmail’s New ‘Undo Send’ Feature Saves You From Outbox Regret

A new feature for Gmail aims to rid your life of that classic “Oh Shit” e-mail moment

“Undo Send” puts a five to 10-second hold on all outgoing messages If you addressed an e-mail to the wrong person, let slip with an embarrassing typo or simply said something you really, really shouldn’t have, Undo Send can be a lifesaver Or, more accurately, a job-saver

As with most enhancements to Google’s free webmail app, Gmail users can enable the new Undo Send feature by going into their Labs settings and turning it on — click on the little green flask at the top of the screen, or go to Settings and click on the Labs tab Gmail users can usually access new features shortly after they’re announced, but the features take time to roll out across all accounts, so be patient if it doesn’t show up right away

Turn it on and every time you send an e-mail, you’ll see an Undo link at the end of the confirmation message that appears at the top of your inbox
Source: http://blog.wired.com/business/2009/03/gmails-new-undohtml

Gmail – More Cool Features


Gmail - Do more with labelsAs I said earlier Gmail has updated there buttons, they are very shiny now But the update doesn’t ends there

The labels dropdown menu is improved as well,  instead of having list of labels twice in same dropdown menu for Assigning or Moving an email’s label, you have two lists, one for Moving Label and one for Assigning a new Label

If you have a long list of labels (like I have) you will also appreciate the new search/auto-complete label feature integrated into these label’s dropdowns

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This is another great new feature in Gmail, I send and receive many receipts, quotations & documents via Gmail, everytime for finding one particular file I had to open many (similar subjects and file names, just date and receiver is usually different) but now I have ability to view PDF without downloading it You do have to login to Google Docs but it doesn’t saves the document on your Google Docs account And it’s pretty quick too Moreover it doesn’t makes your Firefox heavy as an elephant like the default Adobe Reader Plugin does

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Here is what Google writes on their what’s new page:

Labels: auto-complete and “move to”

The buttons and menus at the top of your inbox look a bit different: there’s a new “Labels” button that makes labeling messages even easier Turn on keyboard shortcuts and hit “L” to bring up your labels, and auto-complete will take it from there Use the “Move to” button to label and archive in just one step — just like you would with a folder Learn more

Fast PDF previews

Now you can preview PDFs right in your browser without waiting for them to download and open in another application Just click the “View” link next to any pdf attachments you receive