3.3 nn Commands
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To mark a specific article for reading, type the letter next to it (in lower
case).  To mark a specific article and all of its responses, type the letter
and an asterisk, for example:
 
          a*
 
To un-select an article, type the letter next to it (again, in lower case).
 
C               Cancels an article (around the world) that you wrote. 
                Every article posted on Usenet has a unique ID number. 
                Hitting a capital C sends out a new message that tells host
                systems that receive it to find earlier message and delete
                it.
 
F               To post a public response, or follow-up. If selected while
                still on a newsgroup "page", asks you which article to
                follow up.  If selected while in a specific article, will
                follow up that article. In either case, you'll be asked if
                you want to include the original article in yours. Caution:
                puts you in whatever text editor is your default.
 
N               Goes to the next subscribed newsgroup with unread articles.
 
P               Goes to the previous subscribed newsgroup with unread
                articles.
 
G news.group    Goes to a specific newsgroup. Can be used to subscribe to
                new newsgroups.  Hitting G brings up a sub-menu:
 
                          u     Goes to the group and shows only un-read
                                articles.
 
                          a     Goes to the group and shows all articles,
                                even ones you've already read.
 
                          s     Will show you only articles with a specific
                                subject.
 
                          n     Will show you only articles from a specific
                                person.
 
M               Mails a copy of the current article to somebody.  You'll be
                asked for the recipient's e-mail address and whether you
                want to add any comments to the article before sending it
                off.  As with F, puts you in the default editor.
 
:post           Post an article. You'll be asked for the name of the group.
 
Q               Quit, or exit, nn.
 
U               Un-subscribe from the current newsgroup.
 
R               Responds to an article via e-mail.
 
space           Hitting the space bar brings up the next page of articles.
 
X               If you have selected articles, this will show them to you
                and then take you to the next subscribed newsgroup with
                unread articles. If you don't have any selected articles,
                it marks all articles as read and takes you to the next
                unread subscribed newsgroup.
 
=word           Finds and marks all articles in the newsgroup with a
                specific word in the "subject:" line, for example:
 
                          =modem
 
Z               Shows you selected articles immediately and then returns
                you to the current newsgroup.
 
?               Brings up a help screen.
 
<               Goes to the previous page in the newsgroup.
 
>               Goes to the next page in the newsgroup.
 
$               Goes to the last page in an article.
 
^               Goes to the first page in an article.