Gmail - Reply at the TOP

Gmail - Reply at the TOP

Move the reply/compose box to the top of conversation thread. Allows you to refer the latest response as you compose the reply.

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What is Gmail - Reply at the TOP?

Gmail - Reply at the TOP is an innovative Chrome extension built to boost productivity. It moves the reply/compose box to the top of the Gmail conversation thread, allowing users to refer the latest responses as they draft their replies without the inconvenience of excess scrolling. Activation required by refreshing or reopening the Gmail tab.

Stats
Users: 46,403
Rating: 3.47 (97)
Version: 0.1.3 (Last updated: 2017-03-28)
Creation date: 2017-03-27
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • tabs
Size: 21.33K
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Summary

If you are frustrated of scrolling up and down while composing your email replies in Gmail, THIS IS THE EXTENSION YOU NEED!

This will move the reply/compose box from the bottom of the page to the top of the page. You can now see the latest email in the thread as you type, without have to scroll up and down.

I developed this after I could not find any solution. After using it for a while, I have noticed a significant boost in email productivity ... no more scrolling for those long conversation threads!

NOTE: Refresh/reopen the Gmail tab for the extension to start working.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • When functional, positioning of reply box at top is appreciated
  • Extension resolves a troubling issue in Gmail design
  • Worked well when functional, sometimes for years
Cons
  • Inability to use with the reading pane option
  • Various bugs causing disappearing or misplaced reply boxes
  • The extension stopped working or only partially-functional for some users
Most mentioned
  • Frequent malfunction
  • Incompatibility with the reading pane option
  • The issue with reply box being at bottom by default in Gmail
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Safety
Risk impact

Gmail - Reply at the TOP may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Gmail - Reply at the TOP has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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