Is there a way to have the subject line always appear? Too often I forget to change the subject to much embarrassment.

Allow me to clarify: I often have to forward a message on from someone else, but when I hit forward, the subject line is not automatically there and I don't remember I need to change it.


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No, sorry. There is no setting in Gmail that will cause the subject line to always be available when replying to/forwarding a message.

  • Note to self: write a tampermonkey script Commented Sep 20, 2021 at 3:37
  • @SridharSarnobat that was years ago. Any luck? Commented Dec 29, 2023 at 19:36
  • I didn't try. But in my defenc after losing my job e I've been doing a lot more tampermonkey scripting to help me with tedious online job applications :)) Commented Dec 30, 2023 at 6:25

If you're talking about replying to an email, you cannot. If you're talking about Composing, it should appear by default.


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