Deleting Bad Appointments

Posted on 2011-05-12
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I have a user that somehow managed to create several thousand appointments on one particular day and I can't figure out how to delete them.

Her ACT would simply lock up within a minute of starting ACT, as soon as it started to process its activities/alarms etc.  I got around the lockup issue, by changing the system date back several years. Then I was able to access preferences and disable pop-ups for alarms/meetings.

She of course needs pop-ups so this is only a temporary solution.

Trying to access that particular date within the calendar, is extremely slow so deleting all 4000+ appointments individually isnt an option.

She also needs to retain all of the other appointments.

I'm hoping there's a way to simply delete all activities on that one particular day.

Thanks for any attention!

Question by:SmarterIT2010
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    Accepted Solution

    Look them up in the Task List ... set it to just the day in question
    Select a batch of them by clicking on the top one and shift-clicking further down
    Right-click on Erase Multiple

    Author Comment

    I think I tried that but couldnt get the select multiple thing to work. I dont think I tried in just day in question tho, I was on month view.

    Ill give it a whirl in the a.m..

    Thanks - once again
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    Expert Comment

    by:Mike Lazarus
    Have to be in the Task List view ... not a calendar view.

    Also... make sure you backup first and Check/Reindex after

    Author Comment

    Thank's that did the trick GL!

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