List: Direct Read News offers a variety of
user controlled preferences, and the interface can
be easily customized. As an example, you can
create an access list of your favorite groups,
commonly referred to as a subscribed
list. Once you've subscribed to a collection
of newsgroups, the "Subscribed List" icon
provides a shortcut to that list.
Two powerful search engines have been built into
Direct Read News. "Content Search" locates message content within the various
newsgroups, and unlike static databases, this realtime search engine retrieves the latest messages posted within Usenet.
Looking for a particular newsgroup?
"Find Groups" will help you locate a specific
newsgroup or a collection of newsgroups related to
a topic of interest.
This area lets your customize the Direct Read News
interface to your personal preferences. Track your
favorite discussions and authors, subscribe to newsgroups,
choose how messages will be sorted
in your groups,
increase/decrease the number of messages you wish to view,
create a default signature for your newsgroup messages, and
If you currently maintain an active Newsguy Email account,
this icon provides direct access to your mailbox via our
Direct Read Mail web interface. Newsguy Email accounts may
also be accessed through traditional POP clients such as
Eudora or Outlook Express.
Unfamiliar with a certain Direct Read News
feature? Not sure how to post a message? Having
trouble subscribing to your favorite newsgroups?
"Help" provides you with instant access
to our Direct Read News help pages.