Well, this is changing with the latest Gmail update. Google hasn't announced dates for a full roll-out to all users, but if past experience anything to go by, we can expect to see the new menu in all inboxes within a month or so.
The new feature will be on by default and has started rolling out to G Suite users on Monday - the rollout is gradual, so don't worry if you're not seeing it yet.
Reply or forward an email, so you don't have to click on the message before taking these actions. You can also move it to another folder, tag it with a label and mute it. Arguably even more useful, there'll be a shortcut for searches there, too.
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One source who had been briefed on the arrangements noted: "Xi is scheduled to meet both Lighthizer and Mnuchin on Friday". Trump indicated that he'll wait and see what will come of the ministerial meeting that's starting on Thursday in Beijing.
Note that the option to "find emails with this subject" will only be available if you have conversation mode turned off. Access that via the Gear icon () Settings Conversation view. It's unclear when the feature will come to all Gmail users; we've asked Google and will update this article when we hear from them.
Open emails in new windows. For a service as versatile as Gmail, the right-click context menu has been rather sparsely populated, with just four actions available.
Gmail users can open the context menu using a right-click, the Menu-key on Windows keyboards, or Ctrl-click on Mac OS X devices. Scheduled release domains (in which users get features at least a week after they're released publicly) will get the feature beginning February 22.