Join Christopher Breen for an in-depth discussion in this video Archiving your old email, part of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks.
As I mentioned when talking about creating Smart mailboxes, very few of us need to…have immediate access to ancient e-mail. One way people have of dealing with this…accumulation is simply to delete it once they've finished reading their email, but…that's not always a good idea. Particularly, when you're dealing with…business correspondence and that e-mail provides a record of your work.…That doesn't mean, however, that you have to let your inbox pile up tens of…thousands of messages, doing so can not only make it more difficult to find the…email you're interested in, but it can badly slow down your mail.…
Instead, make an archive of your email, store it somewhere else and then delete…the stuff you've archived. Let's walk through that now.…Once again, we'll go back to Mail, I'll click on Show so that we can see the…mailboxes, and here's a folder that contains my Apple mail.…To archive this, I can simply go to the Mailbox menu and choose Export Mailbox, or…I can Ctrl+Click or right-click on it and choose Export Mailbox.…
- Creating smarter Smart Mailboxes
- Sharing and delegating calendars
- Syncing Google contacts
- Discovering hidden tricks within contact headings
- Scheduling startup and shutdown
- Copying files via Bluetooth
- Using a remote disc
- Creating password-protected archives
- Creating a bootable installer drive
- Repairing your keychain
- Resetting your login password
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mail Tips
2. Calendar Tips
3. Contact Tips
4. System Preference Tips
5. Finder Tips
6. Tips for Troubleshooters
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