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Looking for info on how to manage the new mail system!!!

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Looking for info on how to manage the new mail system!!!

Hi,
First I will apologize if this has already been mentioned, or if it is a result of me not using the website properly. I am on tour at the moment, so haven't had a thorough look through all the forums and FAQ, etc. I do think though that it is just the new system, and me having difficulty with it.
Basically I am having trouble keeping track of my new mail, since the messages are updated chronologically, and do not include info as to whether they have replies, or how many replies there are. I am finding it confusing. As I contact sometimes half a dozen people some that are in close proximity and others that I might want to visit a month or more down the line. Here in Brazil there are even several Rodrigo's on my list, and a couple of Roberto's for example. Anyways, if next to the members name it could include their photo, or location, or if the responses could be bracketed underneath my initial email, it would be easier to organize. I find myself toggling back and forth between the email, and the user profile, and then back to the emails, with a list of 12-15 messages it is awkward, and whenever someone responds the message moves. Either that or an option to put the messages in folders, or highlighted or something would be very useful.
Thanks,
S.

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Here are some links for you,

Here are some links for you, [Email explaining it](http://www.warmshowers.org/2012-privatemsg-email), [Basic explanation](http://www.warmshowers.org/private_messaging) and [Why we changed](http://www.warmshowers.org/content/why-did-we-change-private-messaging).

Based on your feedback, I turned on the sortable "number of messages" and "date started" fields:

I can see how the location of the member you're corresponding with would be really useful.

I should note that before we had private messaging this was harder still, because you just had to search your own email...

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Hi, Thanks for the quick

Hi,
Thanks for the quick reply. I had already previously read those links that you sent, was sort of hoping there was a hidden feature that I had missed. Adding the number of replies is definitely helpful, I am wondering if it would be difficult to add folders as well. That way I could at least seperate things into current and old. I think if I do that, and then I will have to title my emails to the people more specifically, like "Visiting Sao Paolo", for example. Other than that, not sure how much I can improve the functionality. I do appreciate the work you guys are doing, and think the project is great, just is difficult sometimes with the technological limitations.
S.

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Message tagging

Well, lo and behold there's a module that supports tagging, and we already had it. But it wasn't turned on. I've enabled it now, and it looks pretty useful to me. You can now tag your messages with any tag you please, and sort them. The link to the tag, which should show just that tag, doesn't work; this seems to be a a bug in the module.

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Well looks like we are making

Well looks like we are making some progress finding hidden functionalities. I am not exactly sure what you where saying about it being possible but there being a bug. I tried with both Safari and Google Chrome and can not see the button at all. I think what you where saying is that it is possible to tag, but not to display only messages with the same tag.
S.

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