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Re: Too Many Messages



As I slap myself on the side of my head......
Instead of SHIFT button and CTRL button, I should have said SHIFT key and CTRL key.
I hope I didn't confuse anyone!

Oh well
Tom / N7HXP
mjrtom@home.com

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom Blubaugh" <mjrtom@home.com>
To: "Frank Grossman (WB2BXO)" <flgrossman@earthlink.net>; <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Saturday, July 07, 2001 1:54 PM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Too Many Messages


> Hi Frank:
> 
>     This is easy. Let's say for example I have messages going back 60 day's
> and I wanted to delete all from 30 to 60 days. Sort all messages by
> date (if not allready). Scroll to your last message(60 day old one) and
> highlight it. Then scroll to the 30 day old message. Hold the SHIFT button
> down and click the 30 day old message. Those 2 messages and everything
> in between should now be highlighted. If there is 1 or more messages
> in that group that you don't want to move, hold the CTRL button down and
> click those messages. This will unhighlight those individually. Now drag them
> to the deleted items folder or hit the delete key.  2 clicks, 1 scroll and 1 drag
> action or keypress is usually all it takes to move any amount of messages.
> Sure beats deleting them 1 at a time.
> Since I like keeping all old amsat messages for reference what I did is I created
> a "Deleted Amsat-BB" folder in the Local Folder. I drag all my old Amsat
> messages into that folder.
> 
> Hope this helps
> 
> 73, Have a nice weekend
> Tom / N7HXP
> mjrtom@home.com
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Frank Grossman (WB2BXO)" <flgrossman@earthlink.net>
> To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> Sent: Saturday, July 07, 2001 11:52 AM
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Too Many Messages
> 
> 
> > Perhaps someone has solved this problem before...
> > 
> > I now have something like 15,100 AMSAT-BB messages in an AMSAT-BB folder on
> > Outlook Express.  I would like to delete or at least archive, say,
> > everything older than 30 days or so.  Is there a straightforward way for me
> > to do that?  I don't want to highlight each message and hit delete, and
> > would prefer not to simply delete everything in the folder.
> > 
> > Thanks and 73,
> > Frank
> > wb2bxo@amsat.org
> > 
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