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Reading new newsgroup messages with WLM build 14

  1. #1


    History Fan Guest

    Reading new newsgroup messages with WLM build 14

    I have a PC running Windows XP Home SP3, DSL connection. When new
    newsgroup messages are displayed with WLM build 14, only text in the "From"
    field is bold. The other columns are not. Is it possible to configure WLM
    to display all the columns in bold text when the newsgroup messages are new?
    This is how they appear with Outlook Express 6, and it makes finding new
    messages much easier and quicker.

    BTW, thanks to those who offered the suggestion of removing the SEGOE
    UI fonts to improve the appearance of WLM. IMO, that definitely helps,
    although text is still not as bright and easy to read as with Outlook
    Express 6.

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  2. #2


    t-4-2 Guest

    Re: Reading new newsgroup messages with WLM build 14

    We all complained about it, but sadly, the answer is NO.
    t-4-2

    "History Fan" <noemailtospamhere@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:eeZ#E#pdJHA.4124@xxxxxx

    > I have a PC running Windows XP Home SP3, DSL connection. When new
    > newsgroup messages are displayed with WLM build 14, only text in the
    > "From" field is bold. The other columns are not. Is it possible to
    > configure WLM to display all the columns in bold text when the newsgroup
    > messages are new? This is how they appear with Outlook Express 6, and it
    > makes finding new messages much easier and quicker.
    >
    > BTW, thanks to those who offered the suggestion of removing the
    > SEGOE UI fonts to improve the appearance of WLM. IMO, that definitely
    > helps, although text is still not as bright and easy to read as with
    > Outlook Express 6.
    >
    > --
    > History Fan

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  3. #3


    R. C. White Guest

    Re: Reading new newsgroup messages with WLM build 14

    Hi, History Fan.

    Another MVP suggested to use Tools | Message rules | News to create a new
    Rule:
    For all messages
    Highlight it with color

    and then select the Default, which is Black, or another color if you prefer.

    I'm trying this and it seems to work for me. It should suffice until the
    WLM Team fixes this obvious flaw in the design.

    RC
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    San Marcos, TX
    rc@xxxxxx
    Microsoft Windows MVP
    (Running Windows Live Mail 2009 in Win7 Ultimate x64 7000)

    "History Fan" <noemailtospamhere@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:eeZ#E#pdJHA.4124@xxxxxx

    > I have a PC running Windows XP Home SP3, DSL connection. When new
    > newsgroup messages are displayed with WLM build 14, only text in the
    > "From" field is bold. The other columns are not. Is it possible to
    > configure WLM to display all the columns in bold text when the newsgroup
    > messages are new? This is how they appear with Outlook Express 6, and it
    > makes finding new messages much easier and quicker.
    >
    > BTW, thanks to those who offered the suggestion of removing the
    > SEGOE UI fonts to improve the appearance of WLM. IMO, that definitely
    > helps, although text is still not as bright and easy to read as with
    > Outlook Express 6.
    >
    > --
    > History Fan

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #4


    t-4-2 Guest

    Re: Reading new newsgroup messages with WLM build 14

    Yes. I had tried that and it worked. Only one thing...... The " watched news
    " were no longer in red.
    I was hoping that the " watched news " remained in RED, and the others in
    black. No dice.
    I had to " remove " the rule and leave it blank in order to have " watched
    news " appeared in RED.
    t-4-2

    "R. C. White" <rc@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:59BEBA3B-0C3E-49AF-9B23-0184141D040E@xxxxxx

    > Hi, History Fan.
    >
    > Another MVP suggested to use Tools | Message rules | News to create a new
    > Rule:
    > For all messages
    > Highlight it with color
    >
    > and then select the Default, which is Black, or another color if you
    > prefer.
    >
    > I'm trying this and it seems to work for me. It should suffice until the
    > WLM Team fixes this obvious flaw in the design.
    >
    > RC
    > --
    > R. C. White, CPA
    > San Marcos, TX
    > rc@xxxxxx
    > Microsoft Windows MVP
    > (Running Windows Live Mail 2009 in Win7 Ultimate x64 7000)
    >
    > "History Fan" <noemailtospamhere@xxxxxx> wrote in
    > message news:eeZ#E#pdJHA.4124@xxxxxx

    >> I have a PC running Windows XP Home SP3, DSL connection. When new
    >> newsgroup messages are displayed with WLM build 14, only text in the
    >> "From" field is bold. The other columns are not. Is it possible to
    >> configure WLM to display all the columns in bold text when the newsgroup
    >> messages are new? This is how they appear with Outlook Express 6, and it
    >> makes finding new messages much easier and quicker.
    >>
    >> BTW, thanks to those who offered the suggestion of removing the
    >> SEGOE UI fonts to improve the appearance of WLM. IMO, that definitely
    >> helps, although text is still not as bright and easy to read as with
    >> Outlook Express 6.
    >>
    >> --
    >> History Fan
    >

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  5. #5


    History Fan Guest

    Re: Reading new newsgroup messages with WLM build 14


    "R. C. White" <rc@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:59BEBA3B-0C3E-49AF-9B23-0184141D040E@xxxxxx

    > Hi, History Fan.
    >
    > Another MVP suggested to use Tools | Message rules | News to create a new
    > Rule:
    > For all messages
    > Highlight it with color
    >
    > and then select the Default, which is Black, or another color if you
    > prefer.
    >
    > I'm trying this and it seems to work for me. It should suffice until the
    > WLM Team fixes this obvious flaw in the design.
    >
    > RC

    Thanks for the suggestion. I followed the above steps exactly and
    created the new rule. Restarted WLM, but did not notice any difference in
    the appearance of newsgroup messages. I even changed the default color from
    black to red, but there was no change.


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  6. #6


    Ron Sommer Guest

    Re: Reading new newsgroup messages with WLM build 14

    The rule will only apply to newly downloaded messages.
    --
    Ronald Sommer

    "History Fan" <noemailtospamhere@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:uo2d5IzdJHA.3792@xxxxxx

    >
    > "R. C. White" <rc@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:59BEBA3B-0C3E-49AF-9B23-0184141D040E@xxxxxx

    >> Hi, History Fan.
    >>
    >> Another MVP suggested to use Tools | Message rules | News to create a new
    >> Rule:
    >> For all messages
    >> Highlight it with color
    >>
    >> and then select the Default, which is Black, or another color if you
    >> prefer.
    >>
    >> I'm trying this and it seems to work for me. It should suffice until the
    >> WLM Team fixes this obvious flaw in the design.
    >>
    >> RC
    >
    >
    > Thanks for the suggestion. I followed the above steps exactly and
    > created the new rule. Restarted WLM, but did not notice any difference in
    > the appearance of newsgroup messages. I even changed the default color
    > from black to red, but there was no change.
    >
    >
    > --
    > History Fan

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  7. #7


    t-4-2 Guest

    Re: Reading new newsgroup messages with WLM build 14

    History Fan,
    Did you click " Apply Now ", then, OK ?
    The changes will occur when NEW messages arrive. Those that were already
    there are not affected by the rule.
    t-4-2

    "History Fan" <noemailtospamhere@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:uo2d5IzdJHA.3792@xxxxxx

    >
    > "R. C. White" <rc@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:59BEBA3B-0C3E-49AF-9B23-0184141D040E@xxxxxx

    >> Hi, History Fan.
    >>
    >> Another MVP suggested to use Tools | Message rules | News to create a new
    >> Rule:
    >> For all messages
    >> Highlight it with color
    >>
    >> and then select the Default, which is Black, or another color if you
    >> prefer.
    >>
    >> I'm trying this and it seems to work for me. It should suffice until the
    >> WLM Team fixes this obvious flaw in the design.
    >>
    >> RC
    >
    >
    > Thanks for the suggestion. I followed the above steps exactly and
    > created the new rule. Restarted WLM, but did not notice any difference in
    > the appearance of newsgroup messages. I even changed the default color
    > from black to red, but there was no change.
    >
    >
    > --
    > History Fan

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  8. #8


    History Fan Guest

    Re: Reading new newsgroup messages with WLM build 14


    "Ron Sommer" <rsommer@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:O3pZaQzdJHA.2132@xxxxxx

    > The rule will only apply to newly downloaded messages.
    > --
    > Ronald Sommer
    >
    Right. I just noticed that. I was able to get new messages to
    display in red, green and yellow. However, when I select default, or black,
    I still don't notice any difference in the appearance with new messages.
    Are they supposed to be much darker?


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  9. #9


    History Fan Guest

    Re: Reading new newsgroup messages with WLM build 14


    "t-4-2" <dhuang1@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:3CDB0CAF-C2E5-439A-813F-52A15667BD49@xxxxxx

    > History Fan,
    > Did you click " Apply Now ", then, OK ?
    No, I didn't click "Apply Now" earlier. I just did now, so I'm
    curious to see how this message appears. Thanks.


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  10. #10


    History Fan Guest

    Re: Reading new newsgroup messages with WLM build 14


    "History Fan" <noemailtospamhere@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    news:uoo#nczdJHA.4900@xxxxxx

    >
    > "t-4-2" <dhuang1@xxxxxx> wrote in message
    > news:3CDB0CAF-C2E5-439A-813F-52A15667BD49@xxxxxx

    >> History Fan,
    >> Did you click " Apply Now ", then, OK ?
    >
    > No, I didn't click "Apply Now" earlier. I just did now, so I'm
    > curious to see how this message appears. Thanks.
    >
    No change in appearance. Oh well.

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    History Fan


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