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[REBOL] Re: Merry Christmas

From: sunandadh:aol at: 26-Dec-2001 11:05

[robert--muench--robertmuench--de] writes:
> > What a list! An Outlook mail folder has a limit of 16382 items. Without > this > > list I never would've known that. I'm mostly a lurker and hobbyist, but > what > > the heck... Merry Christmas to all! > > Hi, there is an option known as "large table support" or something like
> with this Outlook can handle more than those 16382 messages. <:-} Robert
But be careful! As Microsoft point out in the small print: <<;EN-US;q208480 Each .pst file can contain 16,384 items. An item is either a folder, message, task, etc. Each folder can contain a maximum of 16,384 items. If you select the option to "Allow upgrade to large tables," each folder can contain up to 65,536 items. The total file size of a.pst cannot exceed 2 Gigabytes (GB).... The .ost file can contain as many root folders as you desire and each folder can contain a maximum of 16 kilobyte (KB) subfolders. The .ost has a 16 KB folder structure by default, and this cannot be upgraded to allow large tables. The total file size of an ost cannot exceed 2 gigabyte (GB).
If you exceed those two gig, Oulook has a habit of crashing and destroying its folders on the way down. You lose everything....As good a reason as viruses not not to use Outlook. Happy new year! Sunanda.