Message from discussion Killing a thread?
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 13:40:51 +0200
From: Niklaus Kuehnis <kuehnik_0...@gmx-topmail.de>
Subject: Re: Killing a thread?
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On Sun, 25 Mar 2007, Eduardo Chappa wrote:
> *** Niklaus Kuehnis (bakuehnik_0...@gmx-topmail.de.comm) wrote in...:
> :) In the Pine 4.64 newsreader for Linux, is it possible to kill a thread
> :) so that not only all present messages are excluded but also all future
> :) followups won't appear? I would need this to read groups with long
> :) threads and high traffic.
> No, you can only delete current messages in a thread. Having said that,
> you can create a filter (M S R F)
That's rather complicated. I'm presently comparing pine's newsreader
to tin. In tin I can create a filter on the subject (AFAIK) with a
single shortcut ("]"). tin's one step ahead, there, I guess. ;-)
> :) Second, is it possible to open newsgroups with threads collapsed?
> threading-index-style =
> Set Rule Values
> --- ----------------------
> ( ) regular-index-with-expanded-threads
> ( ) regular-index-with-collapsed-threads
> ( ) separate-index-screen-always
> (*) separate-index-screen-except-for-single-messages
> The main problem that you would have is that this would apply to all
> folders (e-mail and news).
I chose regular-index-with-collapsed... for a try and I haven't found
any collapsed threads in my e-mail inbox, but the newsgroups open
with threads collapsed and look a lot better. That's a step forward
> [own rules patch]
No need for that one at the moment. Thanks anyway.
> I hope this helps you
It does indeed, thanks!