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Re: removing all marks and starting over again

From: John A Pershing Jr
Subject: Re: removing all marks and starting over again
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 15:08:46 -0400
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Sivaram Neelakantan <> writes:

> A couple of weeks back, I mentioned that the news server that I used had
> a change.  And I edited the newsrc file to replace the news server name
> with the new name.  Ever since, the unread count is varying wildly for
> the groups I subscribe to.  It shows zero when I definitely have not
> read some of the articles in each.
> How do I reset the marks and start all over again?

Article numbers are local to the news server.  If you switch servers,
you need to delete your .newsrc file (or, at least, kill the stashed
article numbers) and then, for instance, use the "catch up to here"
function to re-mark the articles as "read".


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