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Author Topic: Converting threads for offline reading?  (Read 4831 times)

rjbull

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Converting threads for offline reading?
« on: August 30, 2006, 08:25:36 AM »
Is there any tool or easy way to convert DC threads into something like a TreepadLite .HJT file for offline reading?


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Re: Converting threads for offline reading?
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2006, 10:37:14 AM »
Or maybe into some usenet-news format...

I know some mailing lists are "converting" emails into forum posts and offer a nntp(?) view too. So people who like newsreaders can do their thing, and people who prefer email can do their thing, and people who want to use forums can do their things as well.

What I am trying to say: while there might not be an export/view of the forum to treepadlite .hjt, there might be one for "something". I would assume it depends on the features of SMF (greatest forum software I have seen so far).

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Re: Converting threads for offline reading?
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2006, 03:40:13 AM »
I know some mailing lists are "converting" emails into forum posts and offer a nntp(?) view too.

Yes...  TheBat!'s mailing list also offers NNTP, two flavours of Web interface, and RSS too.  I was thinking of something I could take away and read without an Internet connection, and add my own annotations to.  Something like that might be useful in making digests of very long threads.


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Re: Converting threads for offline reading?
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2006, 04:44:56 PM »
It's not ideal and only works on a thread-by-thread basis, but there's the Print button on every thread...

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Re: Converting threads for offline reading?
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2007, 09:44:55 PM »
i'm sure that this has already been done but i couldn't find it in the forums.. can anyone remember? if i'm not mistaken, it was done by Mobysaurus.. :)
paging for Mr. Mobysaurus..

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Re: Converting threads for offline reading?
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2007, 09:50:32 PM »
For DC Fans: Bring DC Forum to your Desktop for searching/browsing/etc.

Finding stuff on DC is now a piece of cake to me. 8)

btw, I'll upload most up-to-date dc forum archive soon. Stay tuned!

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Re: Converting threads for offline reading?
« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2007, 10:01:50 PM »
good job, Wordzilla.. :Thmbsup: since i didn't find it in the 1st place, this is yet another good reason to download the RAR files.. :)