save emails as a text files

asked Feb 15, 2014 in Email by yammi (440 points)
Good morning all

I want to save an individual email or a whole thread of emails from my Gmail account as a text file, but I am not sure how to do this. I want to save it as text or any possible universal format. Any suggestions are welcome

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answered Feb 15, 2014 by dona (4,540 points)
•From your gmail click the arrow right next to the Reply option  in the email header
•Choose the option “Show original”.
•Press Ctrl +A to highlight the email’s text
•Press Ctrl+C  to copy the code and then open a text editor and paste using  Ctrl+V  and save