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That Feature Exists
Authored by: barko192 on Feb 18, '10 12:12:13PM

If you look in Mail preferences, under the "Accounts" tab, select "Mailbox Behaviors". There you will find a preference for how old you want messages in your trash to be before they're automatically deleted. For me, the standard setting of a month works great.

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That Feature Exists
Authored by: sr105 on Feb 19, '10 08:33:05AM

Agreed. I can think of special exceptions, but why would you want to manually manage the Trash folder? Plus, Mac Mail is so incredibly slow at processing large folders of messages that just clicking on the Trash folder is painful.

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Authored by: pauljlucas on Feb 24, '10 11:32:49AM
  1. I currently have the "Move deleted messages to the Trash mailbox" checkbox checked. What does it mean if it were unchecked?
  2. I have the "Permanently erase deletes messages when:" pop-up set to "Quitting Mail" and yet, when I quit and relaunch Mail, the messages are still in the trash. Why?
- Paul

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