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What features would you like to see on AOL Reader

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  1. Add view only starred on the view options

    Similar to the " Unread Only " in the view option I would like to see only the starred items of a feed

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    • Allow me to always see a full screen of unread articles

      When I use 'j' to go to the next article, and I came to the last one visible on the screen, when I click 'j' - I want the list of articles to scroll up and show the full screen of new ones.

      Now it stays at the bottom, I see all read articles above it (which I do not want because I ready read them), but I do not see what comes next because it does not fit to the screen.

      Quote often I scan trough left panel rather quick looking at titles of the articles and when I…

      8 votes
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      • select specific folders [of feeds]

        option to select specific folders, and possibly to 'group' folders, kind of like one may group shapes in visio or omnigraffle...etc...

        (motivational origin): Some 'folders' of feeds interest me more than others... I want to adjust my view of the content based on the weights of my interests.

        3 votes
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        • Thumbs in very low resolution on this feed

          Hi, in card view, the thumbs from this feed
          http://feeds.feedburner.com/PocketGamerLatestAdditionsandroid
          are very blurred/low resolution. When viewing the original page the images are small, but still larger than in card view and with better resolution

          6 votes
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          • Mail to link needs to acknowledge web Gmail instead of opening mail application

            Mail to link... opens Mail when web Gmail is actually my email editor of choice. Would be wonderful if I could just mail link directly.

            14 votes
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            • Prevent keyboard focus loss when browsing feeds whose preview tries to steal focus

              Some RSS feeds have a preview that steals focus, causing the keyboard based operations to stop working until the user clicks the mouse outside the focused area.

              The feed I've seen this issue with is the slashdot.org RSS feed. When browsing feeds using 'j' to navigate to the next thread, if the article preview renders it will display an embedded comment view. This comment view now has keyboard focus and will prevent keyboard commands from going to the AOL Reader.

              It would be better if AOL Reader prevented this loss of focus until the user clicked on the comment view…

              3 votes
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              • Being able to search within a tag or folder would be wonderful

                Sometimes you look for an article that you read in the past. To be able to search within your tagged feeds would be a great convenience.

                13 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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                  • View for 'Starred' where articles can be arranged by the date your 'Starred' them not article date.

                    View for 'Starred' where they can be arranged by when you star them not by the date of the article. So they're more like bookmarks.

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                    • For some reason I can't add The Nation RSS

                      http://www.thenation.com/rss
                      Searched that, no results. That's The Nation's RSS link. Why does it automatically search for an RSS instead of just adding it if I have the link?

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                      • Support login with Mozilla Persona

                        Add support to logging in with Mozilla Persona: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/persona/

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                        • Reached my limit on Starred Articles?

                          So I can't star more than 10,000 articles? I know it sounds crazy, but I do go back to starred items (easier to search for the articles I might want to read again, or funny pictures).

                          Sure, 10,000 sounds like overkill. For me, it isn't. Please give us the ability to star many many more items.

                          Thanks!

                          6 votes
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                          • Easy access to view "All Items" and "Unread Items"

                            It would be much more practical if there two seperate toggle buttons for view "All" and "Unread". You can also understand what you are viewing better.

                            3 votes
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                            • "Send to kindle" on services list.

                              Add ability to send to kindle (non android ones - like paperwhite!).

                              11 votes
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                              • Need a Keyboard shortcut to view Original Content in a background tab

                                There needs to be a keyboard shortcut that will display the Original Content in a background tab, instead of opening a tab on top of the reader. This was the original behavior of 'v' but it changed at some point.

                                If both operations desired, one could be mapped to v and the other mapped to shift-v.

                                Looking at the other posts, this has been requested before and then closed with the suggestion to use the mouse. This is not acceptable, as what is required here is a keyboard shortcut, and the mouse is not a keyboard. :)

                                Thanks.

                                5 votes
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                                • Support German Umlauts

                                  German Umlauts are not displayed in the feed title.

                                  12 votes
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                                  • Tag sites/blogs as spam.

                                    Displaying a search feed, lots of time includes sites made for SEO that contain no information.
                                    So i need
                                    1) Mark some site or article as spam
                                    2) Mark some site as not interesting as its not necessarely spam
                                    This is probaly only interesting when displayed feeds based on searchs

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                                    • Alternative font-family to avoid blurred fonts

                                      Currently you are using fixed font-family for feeds list and list of items of a feed. While this font looks great on my MBP with retina display it looks terrible on my windows machine on 24" LCD - letters are jagged and the reading experience is terrible... could you switch to regular typeface (or at least make an option to use such)?

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Support Mavericks Notification Center

                                        Mavericks' Notification Center works with web sites and some RSS sites support this:

                                        http://www.t-gaap.com/2013/10/31/os-x-mavericks-rss-and-notification-center

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Display tags after the folder list (do not mix tags and folders)

                                          Very annoying and illogical to have the tags mixed with the folders!

                                          15 votes
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