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Thunderbird & IMAP4 purge/expunge option

Posted on 2007-04-05
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I've got Thunderbird installed & have a pair of IMAP4 accounts it is monitoring.  On both accounts, I have the deletion settings set to Mark as Deleted & this is working great (I use the accounts with multiple clients and this is the best setting for me).  Trouble is, I can't see the option to manually expunge/purge the folder... Where is it?
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war1 earned 250 total points
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Barthax,

To purge the email from a folder, right click on the folder and select Compress.  

You can also create a Purge button on toolbar. Add the extension Buttons!
http://www.chuonthis.com/extensions/buttons.php
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Thanks war1.  Just for clarity the option I get is "Compact This Folder".
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