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May 3, 2005 3:17 PM   Subscribe

I'm trying to import a Thunderbird inbox into Mail so I can use Spotlight to index the messages. Everything works fine, except Mail ends up importing over 4000 messages, most of them spam, when all I see in the Thunderbird inbox is 900 messages. Why are the ghosts of spams past showing up like this? The trash can and junk mail folders are empty as can be.
posted by swift to Computers & Internet (2 answers total)
Best answer: Select "Compact Folders" from the File menu. Failing that, right- or control- click on each folder and select "Compact This
posted by zsazsa at 3:28 PM on May 3, 2005

Response by poster: Thanks, zsazsa!
posted by swift at 3:37 PM on May 3, 2005

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