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Can anyone explain the difference here? I have my Gmail accounts setup to use Imap but it appears my archive in gmail is not the same as my archive in Thunderbird?

Perhaps I am missing something here but the end result I want is that when I archive a message in Gmail or Thunderbird, they both end up in my Gmail Archives and not in my inbox.

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as far as i know, gmail "archives" by tagging messages and thunderbird moves them, so picking one or the other for both systems should work.

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How do I get thunderbird to see my gmail tags? – Chris Nov 12 '10 at 16:06
@Chris: Gmail's IMAP server presents tags as IMAP folders. A message is "archived" when it is removed from INBOX. – grawity Nov 12 '10 at 17:17

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