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Unfortunately it is not possible to split Gmail threads. However, you can mark some messages as "unread from here". When you reply, change the title and reply in a new composing window, so that at least the follow-ups are split.


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You can also turn off conversation view, which is a new Gmail feature as of today: http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2010/09/turn-off-gmails-conversation-view.html


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You could always forward the conversation to yourself with a new subject. You'll lose the original sender, but you can add that to the message body so it's still searchable.


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Yes, you can split conversations using a regular IMAP-client. Move one of the two messages to a different folder (label) using the IMAP-client and then move it back to the original folder (label). If you set the draft flag in your external IMAP-client you can also edit the message to add keywords etc.


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This is by design, so it is not possible. There is no mechanism to merge conversations and the only way to split a conversation is to change the subject, even if it's only one character.


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You don't have to use Google's Conversation View if you don't want. Then you can do whatever you want with individual messages. How can I turn off Gmail's threaded conversation view?


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Gmail will consider emails as art of the same conversion based on the subject line A conversation will break off into a new thread if the subject line of the conversation is changed, or if the conversation reaches over 100 messages. Therefor tweak the CRM to avoid identical subject lines.


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The latest update to the Twitter.com web UI has this ability as well.


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I have a similar situation where I email a lot of things to myself from Google Reader, I can filter the ones that I have forwarded though by using the to: field. In this case: "google reader" to:!me Where the ! mark finds all emails sent to NOT me. Then you can label these and filter again: label:News !label:Keep This will find all News NOT with the ...


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When replying you can change the subject, that will push the conversation from that point forward to a new conversation.


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You can use Gmail search options. In the search box, ask for something like: from:(firstmailaddress@gmail.com OR secondmailadress@gmail.com)


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I've looked into solutions to similar problems before, and I think that the problem is that the threads system is so entrenched in the software that it's difficult if not impossible to organize your mails in any other way. A less than optimal way of dealing with it would be to forward the messages of the thread to yourself, and in doing so, change the ...


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Gmail marks messages as unread, not the whole thread. Your statement is not completely true indeed: "This solution forces me to read messages in the conversation again to see, what's new". What realy happens is the following: when some message(s) in the thread is (are) unread, then it is (they are) shown up at first, while the read ones are collapsed and ...


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If you receive an email then gmail tries to apply a filter to the incoming message. It will also attach it to a conversation if it can. Unless your filter "archives" the message (which is just the removal of the inbox label) the message/conversation will be shown in the inbox in descending order by time. An email you send will not generally automatically ...


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No, there is not. Facebook applications can only delete content they own/posted. In addition Facebook doesn't deal in the negatives, so applications like these are swiftly banned/deleted. Even if you got a script to automatically click delete in a browser simulated window, your account would be disabled faster than the script would finish.


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It looks impossible with the standard search bar. I tried searching for conversations that do not contain "Re:" or "Fwd:", but there is something broken about GMail search when it comes to that! If I use search string subject:"fwd:", I get conversations with forwards. If I use search string -subject:"fwd:", I get all e-mail (not just conversations without ...


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Yes, you can. If you want to put two e-mails together into a conversation, forward one of the e-mails to yourself using the subject line from the other e-mail. It's not pretty (it obscures the original sender a bit, as well as the timeline if you do it after other messages in the conversation roll in), but it works.


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You could consider connecting any IMAP capable e-mail client that can search for such a thing to your Gmail account and deleting the single mail "threads" like that. Thunderbird's message filters don't seem to work exactly the way you want, but I think they might help speed things up.


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We (Streak) just added the ability to split up threads into smaller ones by selecting messages you want to move to a new thread. If you're still looking for this feature it may be helpful: https://www.streak.com/split-gmail-conversation-threads-break



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