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In the gmail inbox, the conversations show a preview that contains the beginning of the first email in the conversation. Is there a way to change the preview to show the beginning of the last email in the conversation instead?

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(+1) Great Idea... –  chanchal1987 Oct 4 '10 at 16:55
    
... it does... This might be caused by inconsistent timestamps between messages and replies. –  Fosco Oct 5 '10 at 16:14
    
I googled this and it seems like it was an bug that gmail was aware of. Today it is fixed :). –  dmr Oct 5 '10 at 20:01
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Can you add a screen shot? Because in both my personal Gmail account and work (Google Apps mail) account, the single line preview for a conversation is the beginning of the last (most recent) message in the convo.

Oh, and i believe Google calls these "Snippets".

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This might be related to Priority Inbox. Do you have that turned on? (you can turn it off)

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