I dislike Outlook for this reason. 2007 (but not earlier), supports
auto purge, so in effect it's the same thing.
John Valenti wrote:
> I have someone using Outlook 2007 to access mail.msu.edu via IMAP.
> When she deletes a message, it is marked for deletion on the server.
> She would prefer it be moved to a deleted message folder on the local
> computer (or perhaps on the server).
> I thought we used to do this with Outlook 2003 or 2000, but
> researching it, people seem to say Outlook can't be configured that
> way when using IMAP.
> Anybody have a work around for this?
> It seemed like it might be possible to create a button that would move
> the selected message to a Deleted Messages folder, but I wanted to
> check with NAG before digging into that deeper.
> PS - I don't think there needs to be anything special about the
> deleted messages folder. It could just be a regular folder, no further
> processing would be required on those messages. She just wants to be
> able to find them if they were deleted accidently.