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When I send mail to all contacts in my list ( thats a huge number), I get a lot of failure notices that fills my thread. But I don't want to delete my actual sent email and the one I forwarded which is in same thread.

So currently what I have to do is, for all the number of failures, Expand All > Options > Delete this message. This is very tedious.

Not answers for me:-

  • I know I can filter them, but then many other times I need to see that my email is properly delivered.
  • Don't want to create filter using subject of the email every time I send email to all all my contacts.
  • Also I know that if nothing works, I will have to remove the contacts from my contact list to which sending email fails more often.

Thanks in advance.

UPDATE:
# key can be used as a shortcut key to delete whole conversation

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It's not possible to delete a single mail using your keyboard.

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# is the shortcut to delete a conversation. –  iSid Jul 26 '10 at 6:45
    
No keyboard shortcut exists to delete a single message. (Gmail seems wired to try and keep people from thinking of anything but "conversations".) –  dgw Jul 27 '10 at 1:47

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