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Is it somehow possible to add a direct archive button to every individual email in my Gmail inbox overview?

I would like to have this shortcut in order to being able to quickly archive a message instead of having to mark the respective mail first and clicking on the top archive button.

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    The e keyboard shortcut doesn’t work for you? – Alex Sep 19 '14 at 6:51
  • @Alex: It does, thanks for pointing that out. But I still need to mark (tick the box) the respective email. Having a visual button would allow me to simply press the button to archive the message. – orschiro Sep 19 '14 at 14:22
  • Android's one up on the web interface. I can swipe-to-archive right from the Inbox list. That said, there's nothing within Gmail to do what you want. You'd need to find (or build) a third-party solution that does some JavaScript/CSS trickery. – ale Sep 20 '14 at 2:52
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If you're using Chrome, then this extension should give you exactly what you want:

Actions for Gmail™ (beta)

This is a very simple extension: It places an "archive" or "delete" button next to each message in your Gmail™ inbox.

Now you can archive or delete any message with just one click.

screen shot from Chrome Web Store

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  • This is great! Does someone know of a similar add-on for Firefox? – orschiro Sep 20 '14 at 8:27

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