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03.05 - Labels

Gmail uses "Labels" rather than "Folders" to organize e-mail.

The primary advantage is that an individual e-mail can have several different labels. Therefore, a single e-mail can exist under several conversations.

If an e-mail is pertinent to several topics, now you'll be easily able to find it, rather than try and remember where the original e-mail was stored.

When you delete a message, it automatically receives a Trash label. This is a good thing, as most e-mail is transitory in nature, and once acted on can be deleted. Gmail further assists by automatically deleteing your Trash every 30 days.

If you need to retain an e-mail for record keeping purposes, give it an appropriate label.

For more information on using e-mail folders, please see the following link:

    E-mail Labels

UCAR has setup an internal help site for all things Google Apps.
uick starts, training videos and FAQs are all available here:

    Google Apps Support Site

For a list of all CGD/IS documentation, see:

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