The slrn unread threads macro displays complete threads if they contain at least one unread article.


The latest version of the slrn unread threads macro is available from its source code repository. The macro itself can also be downloaded directly.

Source Code Repository

The current development version is available from the source code repository.



The slrn unread threads macro can be used by including it in the .slrnrc user initialization file via the interpret command, e.g. provided that the file is located in one of the directories specified by the macro_directory configuration variable:

interpret ""


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Bug Reports

When sending bug reports, please always mention the exact version of the macro with which the issue occurs as well as the version of slrn, slang and the operating system you are using and make sure that you provide sufficient information to reproduce the issue and include any input, output, any error messages and slang stack traces.


Except otherwise noted, all files are Copyright (C) 2009 Guido Berhoerster and distributed under the following license terms:

Copyright (C) 2009 Guido Berhoerster

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.