9 Gmail tips that will let you take a long lunch

Head home early or linger over lunch with these time-saving Gmail tips and add-ons.

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Create Google Documents From E-Mail Messages

Google Documents gives you access to your files whenever and wherever you need them. You don't have to worry about potential compatibility issues (I'm lookin' at you, Microsoft Office 2008), and you can even share or collaborate on them with friends and colleagues. Wouldn't it be great if there was an easy way to convert e-mail messages into Google Documents?

Oh wait, there is! Just choose Settings, Labs, Create a Document. Thereafter, anytime you look at an e-mail missive, you'll see the option to 'Create a document' (right under the option to 'Print All'), which will then be saved automatically in your personal Google Docs. If your keyboard shortcuts are enabled, you can also create a blank document by hitting g and then w.

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