Mozilla Thunderbird question - archive/backup
Thread poster: veratek

veratek
Brazil
Local time: 17:37
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Jun 17, 2011

Here is my situation. I use Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1.10

I have several email accounts, a ton of email folders and sub-folders and there is a lot of past emails that are just cluttering my hard disk, but which I also want to keep. So I don't want to simply delete them, I want to move them out of the default Thunderbird storage directory.

For sake of example, say in Email Account1, I have three folders, A, B, and C. I want to keep A and B in Thunderbird, but I want to mov
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Here is my situation. I use Mozilla Thunderbird 3.1.10

I have several email accounts, a ton of email folders and sub-folders and there is a lot of past emails that are just cluttering my hard disk, but which I also want to keep. So I don't want to simply delete them, I want to move them out of the default Thunderbird storage directory.

For sake of example, say in Email Account1, I have three folders, A, B, and C. I want to keep A and B in Thunderbird, but I want to move the contents of C to an external hard-drive.

Is this what the archive function is for? Has anyone used it? Did it work without glitches?

TIA!
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Mark Hamlen  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 22:37
French to English
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Try asking at Thunderbird Jun 17, 2011

You'll probably get the help you need here: http://support.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/home

 

veratek
Brazil
Local time: 17:37
French to English
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thanks - waiting for a reply Jun 17, 2011

Mark Hamlen wrote:

You'll probably get the help you need here: http://support.mozillamessaging.com/en-US/home


Thanks, I had posted the same question there also; so far, still waiting.


 


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