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Is there any way to add "Send & Delete" button in GMail like "Send & Archive" which can be enabled in labs. any add-ons, extensions or greasemonkey script will do.

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Can you clarify why you want to do this? – Al E. Apr 21 '11 at 13:05
I want this too. Al, asking "why?" is like saying user-friendly means "there is only one use-case user". Anyway, Are Google Lab products client or server based? Otherwise, I can give it a go. – e-motiv Dec 19 '15 at 17:54
Known request on Google Labs Suggestion group. groups.google.com/forum/#!searchin/… – e-motiv Dec 19 '15 at 18:00
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There's nothing in Labs to do this at this time.

Depending on what you're after, you might be able to get close using filters. Create a filter that looks for a particular string in the content ("Contains:"). Make the string something innocuous that no one would ever think to put in a message (something like ///d\\\). Then set your filter to delete any such message.

When you send a message with that string in it the message will get labelled "Trash" (as if you'd deleted it yourself).

Two possible complications

  • If the recipient replies and quotes your "tag" the message will go straight to Trash. If they don't it won't
  • If you use this to reply to a message, the reply will go to Trash, but the original won't. It doesn't delete the whole thread

Depending on what you're trying to accomplish these may or may not be a problem.

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