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A power user Gmail trick using a feature in Gmail Labs

If you are using Google Apps, you should really familiarize yourself with Gmail Labs. This power user tip for Gmail is only one of the many ways you can reap the benefits of these experimental features.

For many information technology professionals, the days of having only one job or one job title are long gone. With that in mind, depending on to whom you are corresponding, you may want to use a different signature for a particular email. With the help of an application in Mail Labs called Canned Responses, you can switch between established signatures at will.

Contributing Google in the Enterprise blogger Susan Cline shows you how it works in the video below. The video is a snippet from a training video she created for Lynda.com. If you are looking to get the upper hand and establish yourself as a power user of Gmail, you may want to check out the entire course.

http://www.lynda.com/home/Player.aspx?lpk4=88493&playChapter=False

This post was originally published in August 2011.

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Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to BreakingModern.com, aNewDomain.net, and TechRepublic.

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