how can i delete multiple entries in outlook 98

how can i delete multiple entries in outlook 98
tamccannAsked:
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jjmcdCommented:
Just like in Windows Explorer

Select the first - hold down the shift key, select the last, then press the Del key.

Alternatively, hold down the control key while pressing individual entries to delete.

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tamccannAuthor Commented:
I am talking about a global delete of multiples.  I had 3 failed attempts whn importing contacts and even though I "checked" overwrite duplicates during importing, I still recieved duplicates.  I have gone through and done some deleteing manually, but I have multiple copies of emails and calendar dates and the process of deleteing these manually is too time consuming.  Any ideas?
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jjmcdCommented:
Ohhh yuck.  It wasn't evident from your question that's what you wanted.  I've run into the same thing, usually as a result of pilot error :-))  I ended up deleteing them manually - seems like this has happened more than once.

One thing I do, tho, is to copy the whole folder into a new personal folder which is living on my hard drive (rather than a shared drive or the server).  Then the manual stuff goes a lot faster.  Since it's generally only at home when I can get the time to do this stuff, I tend to make a new profile with only local folders so that I can be completely offline.  If you're not on the network, Outlook's performance is tolerable.  It's awfully chatty, tho, and even on a fast network it can be slow - on a dialup hopeless.
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