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    macbook pro/ 10.10.2
    user/library/mail folder 14 gig!!
    I use mail with gmail. I thought the messages were stored on the server and were not taking up space on my hard drive.
    Evidently not. The folder is huge. How do I get these deleted without the server trying to download them again?

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    Go to gmail in your browser. Go to Settings, select Labels.
    Make sure this is unchecked:
    NOTE: this doesn't work with Mavericks. You need to do the opposite since Mavericks 'fixed' Mail.
    Delusions are often functional. A motherís opinions about her childrenís beauty, intelligence, goodness, et cetera ad nauseam, keep her from drowning them at birth.
    -Lazarus Long

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