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More Gmail with Labs

posted Jun 30, 2012, 7:51 PM by Faustino Rodriguez
While using Gmail for your domain within Google Apps for Business, you can improve the functionality with a few extras included in Labs. Some of them would be just "crazy experimental stuff", however the some would be default features at some point.
Go Settings > Labs and enable the following features for  better experience: 
  • Apps Search: Gmail searches including docs, chat, etc... > No longer in Labs, but included as standard feature through Domain settings ... 
  • Canned Responses: Email for the truly lazy. Save and then send your common messages using a button next to the compose form. Also automatically send emails using filters. Good for extra fancy signatures. 
  • Inserting Images: Allows you to insert images into a message body. You can upload and insert image files in your computer, or insert images by URLs. This lab will not work if you have offline enabled. 
  • Message Sneak Peek: Peek into a conversation without opening it by right-clicking on a message in your inbox. 
  • Signature tweaks: Places your signature before the quoted text in a reply, and removes the "--" line that appears before signatures. 
There are many others for you to try, we have settled for these few extras.
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