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Yes, they are Labels, not Filters. (Like pointers rather than actual data
in programming terms if that helps.) So there is only one copy of the
message. If you delete the message it's gone. So what you need to do when
you create your filter is assign the Label as well as check the box that
says Archive. then your filter should work and the message should appear
only in All Mail and under the Label name you have picked.
On Sat, Dec 31, 2011 at 10:37 AM, Craig Cardimon
<craig -dot- cardimon -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:
> I'm having trouble with the Gmail filters I set up.
> Suppose I create a filter for an email with the subject line "Hello," so
> that the message goes into my Hello folder, bypassing my inbox.
> What actually happens is, the Hello message goes into the Hello folder, but
> a copy remains in my inbox. If delete the copy from my inbox, the copy in
> my Hello folder is also removed. That is not helpful.
> Comments and suggestions would be appreciated. This is driving me crazy.
> Craig Cardimon -- "The Duct Tape Writer"
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