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So far I like the "new compose experience" with one exception: I always want to "Show trimmed content" when replying.

Is there a keyboard shortcut for that? I haven't been able to find one, if there is.

Any other way to make 'trimmed content' always appear?

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I noticed that if you just hit the down arrow followed by Enter then the trimmed content is shown. Hitting the down arrow highlights the "..." reflecting the trimmed content, then hitting Enter has the same effect as clicking on it.

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This is better than anything I had come up with. Thanks! –  TJ Luoma Jan 3 at 22:16
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As a sort of workaround, if you select-all the text (Ctrl+A) as you start composing, Gmail will unveil the trimmed text.

As a side note, as a Thunderbird user I like its quote-only-highlighted-text feature, and it seems it can be enabled in GmailSettingsLab as well—read here.

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