Monday, August 8, 2011

preview pane available in gmail lab

As mentioned here,google lab is no more  but the lab features inside the other google services(like gmail) will go on.Now gmail developers added a new feature in gmail lab--preview pane.
It'll show more than snippets of the mail;so that the user could choose which mails need immediate response.its a very familiar UI for the users of Gmail on a tablet device.

Click the image above to see a larger version.

After you enable Preview Pane from the Labs tab in Gmail Settings you’ll see a toggle button in the top right corner of your message list, which lets you switch between preview and list views.

By default there is a 3-second delay in marking a conversation as read after previewing it. If that doesn’t feel natural to you, you can change the timing in the General tab of settings: