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Tame your Inbox: Organize messages by conversation

Test yourself

Complete the following test so you can be sure you understand the material. Your answers are private, and test results are not scored.

It is important to be careful when switching between arrangements, because some arrangements may automatically change or delete items in the folder without first notifying you.



Which of the following actions will break off an existing conversation and begin a new conversation?

Switching from Date (Conversations) arrangement to Subject arrangement.

Switching from Subject arrangement to Date (Conversations) arrangement.

Manually changing text on the To line, the Cc line, or the Bcc line.

Manually changing text on the Subject line.

Which of the following commands will delete not only all existing messages in a conversation, but also all future messages in that same conversation?

Clean Up.



In a fully expanded conversation, a listing in gray italics indicates:

A message that is located in a folder other than the one I’m viewing.

A message that has been deleted and is no longer available.

A low-importance message.

A junk mail message.

A big orange dot indicates that the message is:

The currently selected message.

The most recent message in its own branch of the conversation, whether or not that branch is currently selected.

The most recent message in the currently selected branch of the conversation.

Any little dot, orange or gray, indicates that the message is in the currently selected branch of the conversation.



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