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cstorry
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A new stupid question

Post by cstorry » Wed Feb 24, 1999 6:56 pm

From: Chuck Storry
Email: storry@sympatico.ca
Subject: A new stupid question
Date: 919911408
Poster: cstorry
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I'm a new guy too. Got brave and posted something a few days ago
then saw it disappear off to previous screen (I only show 50
messages at a time - I thought of a 2nd stupid question).

Q1. Can I set preferences or something so that I can see stuff
chronologically rather than by thread. By thread is useful but if
the thread started a week ago it and all its responses are on
previous pages ?

Q2. the reason I only look at 50 messages/headers is that it
takes a long time to download them and they download oldest
first, i.e. the ones I've already seen. So I have to wait for all
the old ones to download before I get the new messages (of course
subject to the threading treatment of chronology). Can I set
preferences to download the newest first (ideally unthreaded) ?

thanks
Chuck

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Re: A new stupid question

Post by sobrien » Thu Feb 25, 1999 8:08 am

From: Scott O'Brien
Email: OBRIENOFFM@AOL.COM
Subject: Re: A new stupid question
Date: 919958912
Poster: Sobrien
In-Response-To: 5368
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Have you chosen only to show unread? You still get the whole
thread if something new has been added but it does cut down
somewhat on the number of messages.

Scott O'Brien
Flower Mound, Texas, USA
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