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11/2/11
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ThePadrino

The New Gmail Sucks

The new look in gmail sucks bad! It's way to large and reminds me of yahoo or something





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bkc56
11/2/11
bkc56
Try using the Gear icon drop-down and switch to the Compact view.

Also be sure to submit feedback about what you do/don't like.
Chokra
11/2/11
Chokra

I used to think Google's engineers are incapable of  making mistakes. 

I used to think they're almost God-like in their perfection.

Ha, ha. Now I know they can be sometimes be complete CRETINS.

They've taken an awesome interface and fu**ed it up. 

Hey Larry and Sergey, haven't you heard...don't fix what's not broken! 


Chokra
11/2/11
Chokra
@bkc56 : Switching to compact view is temporary. The new interface will soon become default (read : shoved down everyone's throat)
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bkc56
11/2/11
bkc56
Switching to compact view is temporary.

No, the compact view (from the drop-down menu) is a permanent part of the new interface.  It was the first change I made as the default is just to wasteful of screen space for me.
Chokra
11/2/11
Chokra
@bkc56 : My bad. I thought you meant 'compact view' takes me to the old look. The compact view still has those ugly, fat buttons. Geez, I can't believe Google will just go ahead and change the look without getting users a choice!
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Sarah
4/19/12
Sarah
Hi everyone,

This thread is very old and Gmail has changed quite a bit since this thread started, so I am closing this thread to prevent confusion. Based on your feedback, a few of the changes we have made since the start of this thread include:

- High Contrast theme
- Setting to put words on your toolbar buttons
- Compact display density now applies to conversations as well

I encourage you to post instead on a more recent thread. Please also see this guide to the look of Gmail.

Best,
Sarah


 
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