Chapter 3. Command reference

The following keybindings assume you did not change the default settings.

The main KNode window

The File menu

FileSave As... (Ctrl+S)

Saves the selected article in a file.

FilePrint... (Ctrl+P)

Prints the selected article.

FileSend Pending Messages

The messages in the Outbox folder are sent.

FileStop Network

Disconnects the current connection to a newsserver.

FileQuit (Ctrl+Q)

Quits KNode.

The Edit menu

EditCopy (Ctrl+C)

Copy the selected text to the clipboard.

EditSelect All (Ctrl+A)

Selects the whole article.

EditSearch Articles... (F4)

Opens the Search for Articles dialog box for searching in the active group.

EditFind in Article... (Ctrl+F)

To be written

EditFetch Article with ID...

Enables the download of an article with a specified article-ID.

The View menu

ViewShow Threads

When this is activated, KNode shows discussions as a tree view in the article view.

ViewExpand All Threads

When this is activated, KNode shows the complete threads; this is only functional when Show threads is active.

ViewCollapse All Threads

When this is activated, KNode shows no threads; this is only functional when Show threads is active.

ViewToggle Subthread (T)

Toggles between showing and collapsing the selected thread.

ViewFilter

Allows you to choose a filter for the article view.

ViewSort

Allows you to sort the article view.

ViewRefresh List (F5)

Refreshes the article view

ViewUnscramble (ROT 13)

When this setting is activated, KNode shows all characters of the complete article rotated by 13 characters.

ViewView Source (V)

The source code of the active article is opened in a new window.

ViewUse Fixed Font (X)

Activates the configured fixed-width font for the viewer.

ViewSet charset

Here you can configure the charset which is used for the articles.

The Go menu

GoPrevious Article (P)

Jumps to previous article in the article view.

GoNext Article (N)

Jumps to next article in the article view.

GoNext Unread Article (Alt+Shift+Space)

Jumps to the next unread article, and to the first unread article of the next newsgroup if necessary.

GoNext Unread Thread (Shift+Space)

Jumps to the next unread thread, and to the next unread thread in the next newsgroup if necessary.

GoPrevious Group (-)

Jumps to the previous news group in the folder view

GoNext Group (+)

Jumps to the next newsgroup in the folder view

The Account menu

AccountGet New Articles in All Groups

Connects with the active account and fetches any new messages.

AccountGet New Articles in All Accounts

Connects with all account and fetches any new messages.

AccountSubscribe to Newsgroups...

Opens the Dialog Box for subscribing to newsgroups for the active account.

AccountExpire All Groups

Here you can expire all groups of an account manually.

AccountAccount Properties

Opens the properties dialog for the active account.

AccountDelete Account

Deletes the active account and all subscribed newsgroups therein.

The Group menu

GroupGet New Articles

Connects with the active account and fetches any new messages.

GroupExpire Group

Checks if there are any old articles and, if so, deletes them.

GroupReorganize Group

Rebuilds the article view by using the configured sortings.

GroupMark All as Read

Sets the status of all articles in the active newsgroup to read.

GroupMark All as Unread

Sets the status of all articles in the active newsgroup to unread.

GroupMark Last as Unread

To be written.

GroupGroup Properties

Opens the dialog for the group properties.

GroupUnsubscribe From Group

Unsubscribes from the active newsgroup

The Folder menu

FolderNew Folder

Creates a new main folder.

FolderNew Subfolder

Creates a new subfolder.

FolderRename Folder

Here you can rename the active folder.

FolderImport MBox Folder...

With this function it is possible to import an MBox folder into the active folder.

FolderExport as MBox Folder...

With this function you can export the active folder as an MBox folder.

FolderCompact Folder

Removes all deleted articles from the active folder.

FolderCompact All Folders

Removes all deleted articles from the every folder.

FolderEmpty Folder

Deletes all articles from the active folder.

FolderDelete Folder

Deletes the active folder.

The Article menu

ArticlePost to Newsgroup... (Ctrl+N)

Opens the Composer, with the settings for writing new articles set to those of the active newsgroup.

ArticleFollowup to Newsgroup (R)

Opens the Composer for writing a followup, with the content of the active article.

ArticleReply by Email... (A)

Opens the Composer for writing an e-mail to the author of the active article.

ArticleForward by Email... (F)

Opens the Composer for forwarding the active article as e-mail.

ArticleMark as Read (D)

Set the status of the active article to read

ArticleMark as Unread (U)

Set the status of the active article to unread

ArticleMark Thread as Read (Ctrl+D)

Set the status of the active thread to read

ArticleMark Thread as Unread (Ctrl+U)

Set the status of the active thread to unread

ArticleCancel Article

Generate a message which deletes the active Article in Usenet; you can only use this with your own articles.

ArticleSupersede Article

Opens the Composer with the content of the active article; when this article is posted it overwrites the original article. You can only use this with your own articles.

ArticleOpen in Own Window (O)

The active article is opened in a new window.

ArticleEdit Article... (E)

Opens the Composer for editing the active article; you can only use this in the Outbox and Drafts folders.

ArticleDelete Article (Del)

Deletes the active article. You can only use this in the Outbox and Drafts folders.

ArticleSend Now

Sends the active article. You can only use this in the Outbox and Drafts folders.

The Scoring menu

ScoringEdit Scoring Rules... (Ctrl+E)

The dialog to edit the scoring rules will be opened.

ScoringRecalculate Scores

The scores will be reset and recalculated.

ScoringLower Score for Author... (Ctrl+L)

Creates a rule for lowering the score of all articles posted by the author of the active article.

ScoringRaise Score for Author... (Ctrl+I)

Creates a rule for raising the score of all articles posted by the author of the active article.

ScoringWatch Thread (W)

Sets the score for this thread to the configured score of watched threads (standard = 100).

ScoringIgnore Thread (I)

Sets the score for this thread to the configured score of ignored threads (standard = -100).

The Settings menu

SettingsShow Toolbar

This option toggles whether the toolbar is shown or not.

SettingsShow Statusbar

This option toggles whether the statusbar is shown or not.

SettingsConfigure Shortcuts...

Opens a dialog for configuring the key bindings.

SettingsConfigure Toolbars...

Opens a dialog for configuring the toolbars.

SettingsConfigure KNode...

Opens a dialog for configuring KNode.

The Help menu

HelpKNode Handbook (F1)

Invokes the KDE Help system starting at the KNode help pages. (this document).

HelpWhat's This? (Shift+F1)

Changes the mouse cursor to a combination arrow and question mark. Clicking on items within KNode will open a help window (if one exists for the particular item) explaining the item's function.

HelpReport Bug...

Opens the Bug report dialog where you can report a bug or request a wishlist feature.

HelpSwitch Application Language...

Opens a dialog where you can edit the Primary language and Fallback language for this application.

HelpAbout KNode

This will display version and author information.

HelpAbout KDE

This displays the KDE version and other basic information.