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Re: [Pan-users] PAN & dates (fwd)

From: Charles Kerr
Subject: Re: [Pan-users] PAN & dates (fwd)
Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2002 14:26:04 -0800
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On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 10:36:04AM -0500, Beartooth wrote:

>       Is there a way to show the year in the date column?

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> Or a way to tell pan before it fetches new stuff, how new
> you want it?

No, not at present

>  Even a way to sub-sort by one and then another
> of the columns?

Click on one column, then another.

>       If perchance you use opera, you may have already
> pointed pan at -- and if you do and you
> haven't, you pretty surely want to. But that server *keeps*
> posts : tell pan to fetch new, and it may well get quite
> literally tens of thousands -- several years' worth, and you
> can confirm if you sort by date and then run slowly down the
> list.
>       That could be a good thing -- I might well want some
> early stuff : *some*. But it would be nice to have better
> control than I have yet found. (I've only even had linux a
> few weeks, and pan still less, though I've wanted linux for
> years -- long story.)
>       Any ideas?

Yes.  By default Pan should, when entering a new group,
download a few hundred articles instead of all of them.

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