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Re: How to deal with "Archive" and "delete" in gmail?

From: W. Greenhouse
Subject: Re: How to deal with "Archive" and "delete" in gmail?
Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2013 14:57:08 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2 (gnu/linux) (Rainer M. Krug) writes:

> Hi
> I have a question about using Archive and Delete when accessing gmail
> via gnus. I am aware, that Archiving can be achieved by "deleting" the
> message in gnus from the e.g. inbox (B DEL), but then I always have to
> confirm with "yes". Also, it might be dangerous when using this on other
> accounts.
> In contrast, "Deleting" can be achieved by moving the message to the
> folder [gmail]\bin (or what it is called in the locale one is using). 
> Now I am using Expire to move the emails to the bin folder, i.e. to
> delete them. But is there something similar I could use to Archive them?
> especially archiving several message becomes a pain. 
> Would it be possible, to define a key (possibly A) to archive, while E
> still expires (i.e. deletes) the email?

See the variable `gnus-move-split-methods.'  You can set [Gmail]/All
Mail as the default move target for your Gmail nnimap groups, then when
you mark a bunch of messages and do B m that will be the default choice
for moving.

BOFH excuse #152:

My pony-tail hit the on/off switch on the power strip.

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