Google has added a Gmail Labs option that lets people send and archive their e-mail at the same time.
The send function is obvious, but for those unfamiliar with Gmail, the archive is a potentially giant repository of all messages that aren't in your inbox or deleted. Stuffing a message there is a good way to file it; it's still available through search or by clicking on any label you attached to it, and if somebody replies to it, the conversation thread pops back into your inbox.
I switched this on the moment I heard about it. First, … Read more