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Handy Gmail Tips You Can Use Everyday

I've been using Gmail for years, and against my advice, most of my family hesitated to ditch their stale ISP-issued email accounts for correspondance (ie: Comcast.net). Thank goodness most of them have finally seen the light and migrated over. Are you (or someone you know) a newly coined Gmail convert? Then share this post with them, or bookmark for later reference!

See more handy tips after the jump.

  • You can enable Google Maps previews in Gmail and Google Buzz, eliminating the need for copying and pasting addresses. Just head to Settings > Labs, then scroll down to "Enable Google Maps Previews."
  • Drag and drop isn't just for documents — you can drag images into messages, too!
  • You can work in multiple windows to compose separate messages.
  • Master keyboard shortcuts to compose messages quickly.
  • Quickly insert a calendar invite so you can coordinate with friends, family, and colleagues.
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