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Subscribing to a Personal Mail Folder or Bboard

Follow these steps to subscribe to a personal mail folder or bboard.

  1. From the Main Menu, press L to display the Folder List.
  2. Move your cursor to the News-Collection <BBoards> area of the screen.
    Note: When your cursor is within the Folder-Collection <Personal> area of the screen, the Subscribe option is used to add personal folders. You must be within the News-Collection <BBoards> area of the display to subscribe to folders and bboards.
  3. Press S to subscribe to a folder or bboard.
  4. You are prompted to Enter Newsgroup name (or partial name to get a list), type the name of the folder or bboard you want to subscribe to (e.g., INBOX.SentMail, official.computing-news) and press Enter.

    If you do not know the complete folder or bboard name:
    • Press Ctrl-T for a list of ALL personal folders and bboards to select from; OR type a partial name and press Enter.
    • A list of folder names and bboards displays. Use the arrow keys to select the folder you want and press Enter.
    • The Enter Newsgroup prompt redisplays with the selected folder or bboard name, press Enter again to subscribe to the folder.
  5. The Folder List redisplays and the new folder name appears under News-Collection <BBoards>.

Unsubscribing From a Personal Mail Folder or Bboard

Follow these steps to unsubscribe from a mail folder or bboard.

  1. Press L from the Main Menu.
    The folder index screen is displayed.
  2. Move your cursor to the News-Collection <BBoards> area of the screen.
    Note: When your cursor is within the Folder-Collection <Personal> area of the screen, the Unsubscribe option is used to delete personal folders. You must be within the News-Collection <BBoards> area of the display to unsubscribe to folders and bboards.
  3. Select the bboard or folder you want to unsubscribe from.
  4. With the bboard or folder highlighted, press U.
    You are asked if you really want to unsubscribe from that bboard.
  5. Press Y to unsubscribe. Press Ctrl-C or N to cancel.
    That bboard or folder is removed from News-Collection <BBoards>.

Note: For more information, see About Bboards or Bboards on Cyrus.

Last Updated: 2/22/12