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Re: Reconvering a whole thread

From: Alberto Luaces
Subject: Re: Reconvering a whole thread
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 09:54:09 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

Giorgos Keramidas <> writes:

> On Fri, 16 Oct 2009 10:07:56 +0200, Alberto Luaces <> wrote:
>> Harry Putnam writes:
>>> Alberto Luaces writes:
>>>> while reading a nnimap folder, sometimes I want to recover the whole
>>>> thread for the message I'm reading. I am currently using "A T", that is,
>>>> gnus-summary-refer-thread, but nothing happens except the displaying of
>>>> "Generating summary...done". Am I doing this correctly?
>>> I've had that happen to sometimes... One thing that seems to help here
>>> is to reach a little further back into history.. so any messages in
>>> your thread that not currently in the buffer... can be reached.
>>> Example:  C-u 1000 Shift-Z Shift-R
>>> will go back 1000 messages... (it may not take nearly so many) then
>>> press `A-T' again... see if it helps.
>> Yes, when I do that, all the messages in the group are shown. Pressing
>> `A-T' doesn't seem to do anything special later. Maybe I misunderstood
>> the command. I thought that I could recover only the rest of the posts
>> of the thread that I'm reading with `A-T' instead of seeing all of them
>> with a command like `/o' (gnus-summary-insert-old-articles).
> I often use `/ n' followed by `/ T' to limit summary articles to the
> current thread.  This seems to pull all the messages of the thread into
> the summary buffer, including older ones.
> Then when I'm done I pop the summary limit twice, by typing `/ w / w',
> and (optionally) hide the old/deleted messages with `x'.
> Maybe this is more useful than `A T'?

Hi Giorgos,

Unfortunately, if I do `/n' followed by `/T', all the messages dissapear
from the summary except the one I'm reading.



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