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Old 12-02-2006, 11:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Good morning folks...

I have successfully been able to sync my 8703e to my Outlook via my BB Desktop Manager, however... I have stumbled across an issue with the calendar sync.

I have selected the "Import" option of my Outlook Calendar to my handeld. Under the Advanced Settings option, it provides the ability to sync a number of days prior and days after today's date. I have selected this option and placed 3 days in prior and 30 days in after fields. I perform the sync, but it is still importing everything from my Outlook calendar... well prior and well after my prior/after days.

Any thoughts?

Thank you in advance for your responses! Take care.
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Good morning folks...

I have successfully been able to sync my 8703e to my Outlook via my BB Desktop Manager, however... I have stumbled across an issue with the calendar sync.

I have selected the "Import" option of my Outlook Calendar to my handeld. Under the Advanced Settings option, it provides the ability to sync a number of days prior and days after today's date. I have selected this option and placed 3 days in prior and 30 days in after fields. I perform the sync, but it is still importing everything from my Outlook calendar... well prior and well after my prior/after days.

Any thoughts?

Thank you in advance for your responses! Take care.
Have you tried deleting all of the appointments on the BB before syncing? I don't think it will delete appointments on the handheld via an import, so if they're already there, they'll stick around until you delete them.
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I just attempted your suggestion... unfortunately, there are 441 total calendar entries and this would take me quite awhile to delete each one. I assume that since mass deleting contacts does not exist... mass deleting calendar entries is a roadblock for me as well?

I greatly appreciate your reply, and will attempt your suggestion if no other option or suggestion presents itself. Thank you again!
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I apologize... I see a Delete Prior option. I will give this a shot and let you know!
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That seems to have done the trick! Let's just hope that things will delete themselves once they pass the Prior date!

Thank you again! Take care.
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Outlook will allow the removal of calendar items by doing a File/ Archive. It will remove entrys before any date you set in the options. If the BB is syncing ok, it will reset the calendar . worst case you will have to do a wipe on the BB and let it sync to your calendar after you do a restore of the backup.
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Well... I cannot get it to remove entries older than the setting that I have stated in Desktop Manager. It seems to be syncing just fine, as it tells me of changes and/or additions... but deletions just are not happening.

I am also syncing with my contacts, tasks and memos... and these seem to be deleting fine (at least I am prompted to).

Any thoughts would be appreciated. Thank you...
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