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Oracle 9i - return space after SQLPLUS  TRUNCATE

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I've just deleted a huge amount of data from several tables using the SQLPLUS TRUNCATE command.  Unfortunately this doesn't have any affect on the size of the database backup.  What options do I have for reducing the size of the database and backup files (easiest method first please)?
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Did you try thr DROP STORAGE clause?

TRUNCATE TABLE MyTable DROP STORAGE;
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