Free up disk space

  User-178362 19:57 11 Oct 2005

OE can compact messages. Should I click OK to this?

  VoG II 20:27 11 Oct 2005

I do.

  Strawballs 21:15 11 Oct 2005

so do I

  User-178362 21:56 11 Oct 2005

So do I. Thank you

  User-178362 21:59 11 Oct 2005

What ever that means?

  Strawballs 23:02 11 Oct 2005

so do I click OK to this

  DieSse 23:13 11 Oct 2005

--------- Compacting messages. -----------

All your OE folders are a single file - the Inbox, for instance is one file, with all your messages in it.

When you delete an email, it is not removed from that file - it's just marked as *not there* - so it no longer shows up. Technically the Inbox is a database, and the only messages you see from the database, are those marked as *present* in another file called the index.

Compacting removes all the deleted files from the database, and rebuilds the index to match.

So basically it tidies up and removes all the *no longer required* stuff.

  DieSse 23:14 11 Oct 2005

All your OE folders are a single file

Rather clearer .... Each of your OE folders is a single file.

  User-178362 23:05 31 Oct 2005

So all my deleted emails are in the index box (Index Box =just another file?). Is it possible to open the index box? Just curious.

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