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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.
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
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.
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.
When replying you can change the subject, that will push the conversation from that point forward to a new conversation.
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.
The latest update to the Twitter.com web UI has this ability as well.
Replies to emails and forwards of emails make up conversations. When a subject is changed, that breaks the conversation. For some reason, e-mails with the same title may get grouped into a conversation. However, there isn't a way that I know of to group individual emails into a conversation.
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
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 ...
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.
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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