Is Database really empty after deleting all entries and trash?

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Is Database really empty after deleting all entries and trash?

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Hi,

after I deleted all entries in the database (all notes, contacts, tasks, appointments, passwords, emails), emptied the trash and finally optimized the database, the originally 19 MB sized file is still 13 MB big.

And under Database Management (where you optimize) I still find 228 KB of "Deleted entries" and 2 Entries (579 B) in "Contacts".

I'd like to file a bug with an example database, but need to be sure that only the example itself is left in the database - and not my whole life ;-).

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Re: Is Database really empty after deleting all entries and trash?

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This is normal, there's always some metadata, structural information, or other necessary components that contribute to the size of a database, so it cannot be 0 bytes.
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Re: Is Database really empty after deleting all entries and trash?

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Thanks for the confirmation ... I was not expecting 0 bytes ;-), but not 13 MB either - a freshly created Database is just 3 MB.
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