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I have several filters that date to WAAAY back. Some are twit filters. Some are to control system message for a forum I stopped participating in.

However, I can't find a way to see if they're being used any more. I'd love to see a "last triggered" date.

Is there a way to accomplish this?

Sure, I suppose I could leave them there, but the list is getting pretty long and it's hard to find stuff.

Let me clarify

I'm looking to find a way to tell when a filter was last triggered. If I have a filter that hasn't acted on a message since, say, September '08, it's probably safe to get rid of it.

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If you go to edit it, and test search, it will run the filter again including any emails that were filtered when they came in, assuming they haven't been deleted since.

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That's really only helpful if they've come in in the last 30 days and I haven't manually emptied the trash. – Al E. Feb 9 '11 at 16:43
It's the best it lets you do. – tobylane Feb 9 '11 at 22:53
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This is apparently not currently possible in any reasonable way.

I've made a Gmail Feature Request for this. Maybe someday...

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