Thank you Google – ‘Mark as important’ flag

A year ago I wrote this post.




Today I noticed we have now importance flag in GMail which is good anyway. The only thing is – you have to select a post first or enter it and than mark it as important (or not important).


I would do it differently because I think nobody need a star flag and importance flag set at the same time. It means this can be done this way – a click on a star makes a post starred, second click makes it important, third click returns it to original blank state. It is just much more easier to point to a star cell and start clicking rather than moving mouse to select post and move mouse again to mark it as important.


This approach will also remove one column to show this flag (and this space is too valuable) as well as two buttons on top.

  • May 21st, 2011