Hi,

Glad I could help.

Later...

Tim Kilburn
Fort McMurray, AB Canada

On Sep 22, 2016, at 13:55, E.T. <ancient.ali...@icloud.com> wrote:

Tim,
  I finally got around to this and tried your steps last night. Worked fine 
except when I brought up the Actions menu, I must have selected delete all for 
that is what happened. But TM did a new backup so its good. It was a rather 
convoluted process but worked fine. Thanks much.

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On 7/17/2016 7:49 PM, Tim Kilburn wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Similar process.
> 
> 1.  Up to the Extras menu and choose Time Machine.
> 2.  Select Enter Time Machine.
> 
> This will automatically bring you to the newest Time Machine backup.  To 
> access older ones...
> 
> 3.  Use the Window Chooser (VO-f2-f2) and choose Time Machine Controls.
> 
> There will be a Vertical Slider in this Controls window where you can go 
> through the backups you have, or you can press the Previous button to go back 
> through them.  When you have the date and time of the backup you wish to 
> remove, or use in some other fashion, use the Window Chooser to get back to 
> the other window once again.  If you wish to remove the entire backup for 
> that timeline...
> 
> 4.  Go to the Sidebar, under Devices and choose your computer.
> 5.  Interact with the Scroll area and select your HD.
> 6.  Up to the Toolbar, under the Actions menu and choose Delete this Backup.
> 
> Should do the trick.
> 
> Later...
> 
> Tim Kilburn
> Fort McMurray, AB Canada
> 
> On Jul 17, 2016, at 16:18, E.T. <ancient.ali...@icloud.com> wrote:
> 
>  Ok selecting Enter TM opens a Finder window. Makes sense now. But rather 
> than choosing folders, how do you choose a time line to delete, say the 
> oldest week or month's worth of backups?
> 
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> ancient.ali...@icloud.com
> 
> On 7/17/2016 11:51 AM, Tim Kilburn wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> From the Time Machine area that you mention here, you can delete backups of 
>> specific folders or files.  For example, from the Finder, press cmd-shift-h 
>> to open your Home folder, then go up to the Time Machine extras menu and 
>> activate the Enter Time Machine item.  As long as your Time Machine disk is 
>> available, you'll hear a few swishes and ticks, then a new window will open 
>> displaying the same list of folders in your Home folder, but this one is 
>> your Time Machine versions of these items.  So, if you wished to delete all 
>> the old backups of your iTunes folder, you'd open the Music folder, select 
>> the iTunes folder, then navigate to the Toolbar and interact with it.  In 
>> the Toolbar, there is an Action menu item, VO-space on that and choose 
>> Delete All Backups of this item.  Therefore, all previous backups of your 
>> iTunes folder will be deleted, freeing up space.  The iTunes folder should 
>> start backing up again on your next Time Machine cycle.
>> 
>> Later...
>> 
>> Tim Kilburn
>> Fort McMurray, AB Canada
>> 
>> On Jul 17, 2016, at 10:53, E.T. <ancient.ali...@icloud.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Tim and others,
>> I do not think this was mentioned. If TM is on menu extras (enabled in Time 
>> Machine preferences), there is a menu selection labeled Enter Time Machine. 
>> In this window that displays are the time lines.
>> 
>> I know one can delete TM backups here but how, I have not figured out. My TM 
>> drive is not near full so have no need but this would be good information.
>> 
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>> ancient.ali...@icloud.com
>> 
> 

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