Re: Help with Gmail Filters

Subject: Re: Help with Gmail Filters
From: yehoshua paul <ysp10182 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: tech2wr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2012 15:47:23 +0300

And I clicked 'Reply' instead of 'Reply to all.' This was not intended to
be an offlist response.
Yehoshua

On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 3:45 PM, yehoshua paul <ysp10182 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Gmail does not use folders. It uses labels. The messages are not being
> duplicated. When you select a label from the navigation pane, you are
> viewing only those messages that have the label applied. So the same
> message may appear under multiple labels, but these are not actually
> multiple copies of the same message. And all the messages will always
> appear in the inbox.
> For more information on why Gmail thinks labels are better than folders,
> see:
> http://support.google.com/mail/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=10708
>
> Hope this helps (and does not lead to an anti Gmail rant),
> Yehoshua Paul
> Your friendly neighbourhood technical writer
> On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 2:23 PM, Craig Cardimon <craig -dot- cardimon -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:
>
>> Morning, Whirlers,
>>
>> I have configured a bunch of Gmail filters, but they don't function quite
>> as anticipated.
>>
>> The filters direct email to the folders I have specified, but they leave a
>> copy in my Inbox.
>>
>> When I delete the copy from my Inbox, the the copy that is in the
>> designated folder also vanishes.
>>
>> Yes, every filter is set to "Skip Inbox," but that doesn't seem to work.
>>
>> Suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
>>
>> --
>> Cordially,
>> Craig Cardimon -- "The Duct Tape Writer" (Projects wrapped. Deadlines
>> beaten.)
>>
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