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Unable to read messages
Posted by: Theresa Greene Reed Date: November 02, 1999 at 23:28:49
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I have been out of town, and I'm just seeing this new message board for the first time. Perhaps I'm missing something, but, if not, the new message board is a big disappointment and, in my view, a failure. I like to read all of the messages regardless of the subject, and I haven't found a way to do this on this GenForum message board.

I have been a subscriber to Palladium's Message Board, and I received a digest of messages every day by e-mail. I'm not concerned that I no longer will get my daily e-mail digest, but I'm very troubled by the fact that I can no longer see the messages.

All I get for each of the choices is the Index. If I click on "Latest Messages," "Today's Messages," "Last 7 Days," or "All Messages," I get a different Index each time. I WANT TO READ THE MESSAGES one after the other. These Indexes are useless without the text of the messages. As it is now, I have to click on a subject to read one message, then go back and click on the next subject to read the next one, and so on. What's worse is that I have to be online to do this. That's unacceptably time consuming and wasted connection time.

Is there a way to view the full text of all the messages together in one document offline? For example, I'd like to be able to select "Today's Messages" and bring up the full text of all of the messages within the last 24 hours at the same time in one document and read them offline. This would be the same principle as the old daily digest, but not as an e-mail message.

If I'm missing something, and this is already possible, please tell me how to do it. I'm using Windows 95 and IE 4.0.



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