Re: Help with Gmail Filters

Subject: Re: Help with Gmail Filters
From: Craig Cardimon <craig -dot- cardimon -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: yehoshua paul <ysp10182 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2012 09:04:48 -0400

If messages always appear in the Inbox, then why have a filter control that
says "Skip Inbox?"

On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 8:47 AM, yehoshua paul <ysp10182 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> 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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Cordially,
Craig Cardimon -- "The Duct Tape Writer" (Projects wrapped. Deadlines
beaten.)

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