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    WLM cleanup question

    I have received many emails with large Excel attachments. I save the Excel files elsewhere on my hard-disk.
    Is there a way to save the email text and delete the attachments?
    I would be saving mega-space if that is possible.

    Thanks for any help,
    Dick

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    How to Delete an Attachment from Received Mail in Win Live Mail, Outlook Express
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    Can't say that I've tried it. I've always either saved the whole email message with the attachment elsewhere as well, or deleted it.
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    Thanks for the pointer to the article Clint. The first method described is very cludgey IMO. However, the 2nd method is easy: I didn't realize that I could forward the emails in question to myself; and, to get rid of the large Excel attachments all I had to do was: right click the file(s) in question, and select "remove."

    Dick

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    If you "reply" rather than "forward" the email, it should send the email without the attachment. (That's how Outlook handles emails.)

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    Thanks. I'll try that way also.

    Dick

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