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What features would you like to see on AOL Reader

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  1. import tag metadata from google reader

    When I imported my data from google reader, non of my tag data got imported.

    292 votes
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      20 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • to add support unicode UTF-8 and right to left texts.

      I'm a Persian user. when I want to read a text which has a complex set of Persian and English characters, then whole words in the text are disordered. I think right to left text support in UTF-8 Unocode can complete this reader.
      Many thank for your good reader, it's the best replacement for gReader!

      210 votes
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      • provide notification addons for browser, such as firefox, chrome, and add "Add to Pocket" button for Pocket ,an mobile readapplication

        provide notification addons for browser, such as firefox, chrome, and add "Add to Pocket" button for Pocket ,an mobile readapplication

        89 votes
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        • Add way to "mark read until here"

          Add a way to mark a feed read up to a certain post (depending on sort order).

          75 votes
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          • Make the Reading List Layout options per feed, per category and for all

            I'd like the Reading List Layout to be configurable per category and per feed, and additionally an option to set the layout for ALL feeds & categories.
            I prefer some of my feeds in Card View, and others in List View.
            Now I have to change views when switching between feeds.
            ;)

            63 votes
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            • edit my account settings

              I don't know if it is just me but I would really like to see my account settings from the reader and be able to edit/change them.

              the only thing I see at the moment is signout or about.

              I would like if I click on my user/name to take me to my settings
              where I could link my accounts with aol/facebook/google, edit options, etc.

              I don't know if I don't have this because I only login with my google account and to the reader and do not have a proper AOL mail account

              note I am not talking about…

              53 votes
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              • support for Full Feeds

                In few RSS, which doesn't provide full feed. In Google Reader there are third part addon (Super Full Feeds for Chrome or D7 Google Reader on Android). They use readability mobilizer, instapaper mobilizer or google mobilizer to provide the full feed.

                Since opening the web browser to view the content is not nice - slow and I can't focus on the content itself. It would be really niceto include this feature.

                52 votes
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                • 47 votes
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                  • Stop keyboard navigation scrolling past the beginning and end of a feed

                    This is extremely annoying when one uses n/p or j/k to quickly return to the first post in a stream and it should stop scrolling but doesn't and worse, switches contexts to the previous or next feed. If there are people who like this feature, make it optional via settings. It's annoying to power users.

                    44 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 44 votes
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                      • Please add the option that mark items as read when you scroll past them in list view.

                        Please add the option that mark items as read when you scroll past them in LIST view.

                        Now reader can only mark items as read in FULL view.

                        36 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Move to next unread feed after marking all read

                          Automatically move on to the next un-read feed after you mark one all read. This would allow you to read and move on by just clicking the mark all read button.

                          36 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Ability to see all recently read items in one place

                            Google Reader had a section called "Recently read" which was very useful if you switched to a different feed or closed reader and wanted to get back to what you just saw. I would really love to see this functionality in Aol Reader. Keep up the great work, guys!

                            30 votes
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                            • Make it so two people can share the same RSS feed.

                              Google allowed us to share our accounts with other people so we can collaborate on the reading of the feeds with others. This is helpful for people who bid on Craigslist who have several bidders submitting bits on Graphic & Web Design projects.

                              29 votes
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                              • Customizable Keyboard Shortcuts

                                The Keyboard shortcuts in AOL Reader are better then Feedly's, however it would be nice to be able to customize the key mappings yourself. People can create key mappings that make sense to them. If customizable shortcuts can't happen, then at least make shift+j and shift+k the keys to change feeds (like Google Reader). It makes no sense to have to use the Shift key plus go to separate Keys (not j/k) then you would use for browsing articles.

                                Also, when I Shift+n off the screen, the Feed list doesn't scroll with me.

                                25 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Move Tags to bottom of Post

                                  The tags feature is very prominent, given it's the 3rd piece of information on the post (1: Title, 2: Fetch Date, 3: Tags). If a user doesn't use tags, like myself, then this feature is useless - it's taking up real estate. I would rather just get to the post instead of the tags.

                                  24 votes
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                                  • Create it so that a person can highlight or exclude posts based on keywords or phrases

                                    It would be nice since I bid on over 1,000 feeds on craigslist to be able to highlight and exclude keywords or phrases so that I can see which jobs are most relevant to what I'm looking to bid on.

                                    22 votes
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                                    • mark something as read while scrolling down in all view modes

                                      Hi,

                                      Is it possible to implement this feature in all view modes?

                                      Cheers

                                      Shenix

                                      22 votes
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                                      • Allow a feed url to be changed

                                        It should be possible to change the url for a feed in order to retain the favourites and read history when the url changes. Presently one must add a new feed and delete the old one, thus losing the favourites and read history.

                                        21 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • show the count of stared items

                                          I like to use the "Star" function to mark articles for reading them later. Therefore it would be helpful if a count would appear next to the "Stared" Folder (indicating how much stared items are currently in my reader).

                                          21 votes
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