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  1. #1

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    Feb 11, 2010
    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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    Feb 14, 2004
    Groves, Texas
    13in macbook - 10.11 --- 21in. iMac 10.11 --- HP win 8
    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.
    Always listen to experts. They’ll tell you what can’t be done and why. Then do it!
    -Lazarus Long

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