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    How do I completely clear my Calendar in Outlook?

    So I have a laughably low limit on storage space at my company's server for my Outlook files. Idiots send me attachments on Meeting notices, and it's eating up all of my storage space. I have years of meeting notices.

    How do I clear them out in one fell swoop?
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    Delete them off the server when read?

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    use the delete button, or save your calendar off on to your hard drive using a personal folder
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    Delete?

    Encourage your company to adopt a .. DARM system (Document Archiving & Retention Management).

    Or try this ..

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    Quit your job? It worked for me.

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    Yea, delete, some just are not worth keeping.
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    fdisk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElJamoquio View Post
    So I have a laughably low limit on storage space at my company's server for my Outlook files. Idiots send me attachments on Meeting notices, and it's eating up all of my storage space. I have years of meeting notices.

    How do I clear them out in one fell swoop?
    How big is your private drive(I am assuming you have an area to store files?)
    Copy the email (if REQUIRED) to that drive
    if not required...shift-delete

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    Do you have a decent, reliable home directory that you can create an archive .PST file, then enable Outlook's AutoArchive to move stuff there every week or so unless the item if flagged? That may be an option.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlts22 View Post
    Do you have a decent, reliable home directory that you can create an archive .PST file, then enable Outlook's AutoArchive to move stuff there every week or so unless the item if flagged? That may be an option.
    That is the best option, with a follow-up:

    Create a server-based rule to automatically move any incoming email having an attachment in the range of 500K to 20000K to a "Large Mail" folder in your Personal folders.

    Also, delete email in your "Sent Mail" folder that could have large attachments.

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    The items on the calendar are from the last four years. I'd have to go through every day to delete them, which is what I want to avoid.

    I'm not trying to get rid of e-mail, which I do indeed accomplish by deleting e-mails and/or putting them on my personal .pst file.

    My Calendar, however, is required to be on the server. How do I select all/delete?
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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    fdisk.
    works good for every single Windows problem


















    BTW: Don't actually use this. If I remember correctly, it will completely reformat your hard drive.
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    What's frightening is how coherent Hickey was in posting that.

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    I pick up the phone and say "April, please clear my calendar."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hickeydog View Post
    works good for every single Windows problem
    Actually, it wouldn't work here, as the problem is on the central server, not my local platform. I have the same problem if I'm running Linux.

    Have I sucked the joy out of the joke yet? If not I could keep going.
    Reacting is mind candy; it requires no thought. Thinking is tedious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stacey View Post
    I pick up the phone and say "April, please clear my calendar."
    What's her number? Is she a cyclist?
    Reacting is mind candy; it requires no thought. Thinking is tedious.

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    another cat...FAB! stevesurf's Avatar
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    You can view your calendar items as a list, select all and then delete.

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    THANKS!

    I'll try that on Monday.
    Reacting is mind candy; it requires no thought. Thinking is tedious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElJamoquio View Post
    What's her number? Is she a cyclist?
    313-867-5309

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stacey View Post
    313-867-5309
    Wait a second. You told me her name was April.
    Reacting is mind candy; it requires no thought. Thinking is tedious.

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    She lives with her sister.

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    Just use the archive function and archive to your local hard disk. I do this for all my outlook entries, then you still have access to them as well. You company may not want you to archive e-mail though for legal reasons.
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    Can you just have your email admin get rid of them?

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    If you wish to keep the information, create a personal folder on your hard drive and archive all your stuff into it. It gets it off the server, and you still have it.

    Or you can just delete them all.
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    Yet more proof that I'm.. well, pretty much right about everything.

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