I keep making this mistake, and I admit it’s silly, but I feel like it could be improved.
The buttons to reply to an email look very similar to the button that takes you from looking at an email back to your inbox. An escape button, so to speak.
To compound this effect, it’s sitting left beside the other buttons that relate specifically to the email itself, which creates a sort of proximity association when there shouldn’t be. Ideally, those buttons should be brought down next to the middle row – right side reply button to create a sort of email-specific functions dock. It’s the same space and size and everything, just placement would help things.
So yes, there are two other reply buttons and I should know this, but it still trips me up every now and then.
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