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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Notes on Working with Newsgroup Messages

You can treat newsgroup messages in much the same way that you treat email messages. That is, you can view the message text in the preview pane, open the message in its own window, save the message, copy it to another folder, and so on. I discuss all these message techniques and quite a few others in Chapter 34, “Outlook Express and Internet Email.” Here are a few notes on tasks that are specific to newsgroup messages:

Dealing with threads: If you see a plus sign (+) beside a message header, it means that replies have been posted. To see the other messages in the thread, click the plus sign, or highlight the message and press plus sign (+) on your numeric keypad.

Unscrambling ROT13 messages: Some messages ...

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