Gmail's expanded right-click menu makes it easier to manage email

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Over the course of the next couple of weeks, all G Suite users will have access to the feature, according to a blog post by Google.

The right-click menu has been around for a while, but it didn't do much.

The new functionality will let users quick reply or forward an email by right clicking on it and selecting the appropriate option. The update is created to make those whose email lives still remain in the browser more straightforward, with Google promising it'll begin rolling out from today.

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Reply to the right-clicked email.

Use search to find emails with the subject.

Multiple emails can be opened in multiple windows at the same time, too. You'll also be able to use Control and Click on a Mac and the Windows key in Windows.

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The rollout has started already. However, one option which didn't exist was a useful right-click menu.

No timeframe has been specified for normal (non-G Suite) users of Gmail, but if past trends hold true, it's likely these new features will be in normal Gmail in a couple of days. Once the change lands, it is possible to use often used actions such as reply directly from the list of emails; something that has not been possible before using the user interface, if I'm not mistaken.

It's been less than a year since the new Gmail web UI rolled out, and the client has been steadily gaining new features, like snoozing of email.

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