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  1. 5 votes
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    • Add support for account merging

      There should be a support for merging multiple accounts into one, like other online services have. I.e. to connect my SilverReader, Google and Facebook accounts.

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      • Customisable coloured backgrounds for folder names

        I have a folder for alerts and I would like to assign a coloured background to the folder name e.g. red, so it stands out from the default grey.

        4 votes
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        • Allow a feed to be in more than one folder

          I don't see the capability for a feed to be in more than one folder, unless I'm mistaken.

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          • not refreshing feeds

            It's a duplicate bug report, because I can't find my previous post (it was posted 2 or 3 month before),
            Feeds like https://www.codeplex.com/site/feeds/rss are not refreshing in silverreader at all and I'm missing these info every day. Thanks for your time.

            3 votes
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              Hi Vahid.
              This is problem is caused because codeplex publishes all feedItems with same feedUrl which points to root Codeplex site instead of to each individual post.
              We will consider to fix this issue after we publish v1.1.

            • 3 votes
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              • Next Bookmarklet

                Please add something like the google "next" bookmarklet

                3 votes
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                • Notifier

                  Can you please create a notifier button for browsers? Like Google Reader had?

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                  • Import starred items from Google Reader

                    No existing reader have the option of importing starred items from Google Reader. I believe there are other users out there that would like to give 3 votes for this feature.

                    In Serbian:
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                    Prvo da Vam cestitam i da Vam pozelim puno uspeha i naravno materijalnu korist od ovog projekta.
                    Ni jedan od postojecih citaca nema ovu opciju koju je imao Google Reader a to je da mozete da importujete oznacene stavke iz GReader-a.
                    Ja sam jedan od onih koji imaju ovaj problem, a verujem da nas ima jos i da ce dati svi po 3 glasa.
                    Svako dobro…

                    3 votes
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                      Thank you for your idea and your kind words. We took the liberty to translate the idea to English, since we have international users and your idea is more likely to be voted for if users can understand it :)

                      Your SilverReader team

                    • easier change folder

                      It would be great if there was a new option in the right click menu of a feed named 'change folder'. then by using a simple popup dialog we could change the folder of the feed.

                      3 votes
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                      • Show preview text in list view

                        The list view in Google Reader would show
                        Title - The first line of the post's content....

                        It was really convenient because a lot of times the title is short and unhelpful, but the first line of the content makes it easy for me to tell whether I want to read it.

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                        • Support Text to Speech in mobile clients

                          This is much useful, and I have been using this feature on gReader very extensively. This would be amazing feature to have TTS at least on mobile devices.

                          3 votes
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                          • 3 votes
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                            • Mark items on page as read and then show next page

                              The iMailG HD app on my iPad makes it easy to read lots of news items (in list format of course). They show 15 items per page. Then at the bottom they have two buttons, "Load more items..." and "Mark these items as read". The second button is fantastic - it gets rid of items I never want to see again. (I mark or star them if I want them not to go away). I LOVE this feature.

                              3 votes
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                              • translation tool

                                It would be great to have an intergrated translation button.

                                3 votes
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                                • Open article in new tab and go back to SilverReader

                                  When I open article from feed in a new tab in Chrome, it is alwyas opened in a new tab and the focus is setup to that new tab.
                                  In that case I must click again to tab of SilverReader to see the list of articles in feed again.

                                  My habit is to open every interesting article in background from the feed and then go one by one tab later.
                                  Is possible to provide some setting to change this default behaviour?

                                  2 votes
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                                    Since those are just regular links, you can use browser’s integrated functionality. Just hold Control key and then click. An alternative (which I prefer) is to do middle click (click with your mouse wheel). Both will open the link in new tab but leave focus in current tab.

                                    As for having a setting for that, we’ll probably not add it, unless more users request it / vote for this idea. For now, we’re keeping things simple :)

                                  • When clicking on external link directly, mark feed entry as read

                                    Usually, I prefer to read articles on their original page. Based on the feed entry name I decide whether I directly click the outgoing link.

                                    It would be useful it optionally that entry could be marked as read too.

                                    1 vote
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                                    • Add option to fetch full content on mobile apps

                                      On Mobile apps, it will be good to have the option to choose which feeds would fetch the full content

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                                      • Left align the toolbar for wide screen monitors

                                        The main toolbar feels a bit odd being so far to the right on widescreen monitors (1920x1200), although I admit it works great on smaller resolutions (or non maximised windows). I'd suggest left aligning most the buttons like google reader used to be.

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                                          Thank you for your idea.

                                          For now, we’ll wait for other users feedback on this. If more users vote to have some buttons left aligned, we’ll consider doing so, or having an option for it.

                                          Thanks again,
                                          Your SilverReader team

                                        • Android: add option to always open feeds in browser

                                          Quite some feeds don't provide the full content but only a teaser. The app only supports opening the original article by first opening the article in the app and then click on the headline to item it in the browser.

                                          I'd like to see a shorter way to open the original article from the app.

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