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If OS X Mail gets msgs from gmail, then will deleting msgs on Mac also delete on gmail?

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Mar 16, 2012 6:27 PM

I have an e-mail account on gmail. 


On my Mac, Mail 5.1 syncs to my gmail account, downloading messages to my local disc.


I want to free up space on my Mac by deleting local copies of gmail messages.  However, I do not want those messages to be deleted from the gmail server.  I want continued access to all my gmail messages by web browser.


Question: will messages deleted from my local disc also be deleted from gmail servers?

Mail 5.1, Mac OS X (10.7.3)


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