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Outlook 2010 probleem

Hello,
when I delete a picture in a received mail (in my inbox), this delete doesn't affect the size of the mail.
I want to gain space by deleting unwanted pictures, but this is useless if the size doesn't change.
Is this a bug of Outlook 2010 or how can you avoid this effect ?
grtz, Gunther
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  1. you have to delete it from your deleted items folder as well.
  2. tripledouce said:
    you have to delete it from your deleted items folder as well.


    No, it's not a delete of a whole message itself, but a delete of a part of a message.

    When I receive a mail from someone with 100Kb text and an included picture of 5Mb, I want to get rid of the picture and reduce the message size from 5,1 Mb tot 0,1 Mb
  3. ok are you in an enterprise environment with an exchange server or is this webmail of some kind synced to outlook?
  4. This is in an enterprise environment with an exchange server
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    your mail is stored on the server you are just veiwing it from your outlook. so deleting a picture you are veiwing in outlook does nothing to the original message stored on the exchange server. you will have to delete the whole email to reduce space. or you could always create a PST file and move your mail to that freeing up space on the server.
  6. OK, clear explanation ! Tx !!!
  7. Best answer selected by Carat.
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