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Gmail keyboard shortcut to “expand all”?

Gmail's shortcut reference says

o or <Enter> : Open conversation; collapse/expand conversation

But when I press o with a conversation open, the pointer is just moving to the last post of the conversation.


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o just opens the conversation, but it doesn’t expand it. To expand it, you have to navigate it with p/n and then o or Enter.

  • Does this mean there is no shortcut to expand the ENTIRE conversation? You can expand the ENTIRE conversation by clicking the "expand/collapse all" button right next to the email subject. That's what I'm looking for. The method described above only expand the CURRENT email, not the entire conversation.
    – Rick
    Oct 16, 2012 at 13:25
  • There is a Chrome extension that does this chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/gmail-expand-all-keyboard/…
    – Neil
    Oct 19, 2015 at 9:34

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