Marking workspaces read or unread

Unread markers denote new or updated content in a workspace. You may see unread markers on selected entries in a workspace tool, on a tool name in the Content pane of a workspace, or on the workspace name in the Launchbar.

In a SharePoint workspace, all items are marked read when you first create the workspace and download content. Items are marked unread only if they are subsequently updated on the SharePoint site.

In a Groove workspace that you receive via invitation, all items are initially marked unread. You may want to mark all items read after first receiving the workspace.

What do you want to do?

Mark selected entries read or unread

Mark a tool read or unread

Mark an entire workspace read or unread

Marking selected entries read or unread

Marking an entry read removes its unread marker. Marking an entry unread appends an unread marker to the entry.

  1. Select the entries you want to mark read or unread.

  2. To mark entries read, on the Home tab, click Mark Read, and then click Selected Entries.

  3. To mark entries unread, on the Home tab, click Mark Unread, and then click Selected Entries.

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Marking a tool read or unread

Marking a tool read removes all unread markers from all entries in the tool. Marking a tool unread appends unread markers to all entries in the tool.

  1. Select the tool you want to mark read or unread.

  2. To mark a tool read, on the Home tab, click Mark Read, and then click Tool.

  3. To mark a tool unread, on the Home tab, click Mark Unread, and then click Tool.

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Marking an entire workspace read or unread

You can mark an entire workspace read or unread from the Launchbar or while viewing the workspace. In the Launchbar you can also mark all workspaces read or unread simultaneously.

Marking a workspace read or unread from the Launchbar

Right-click the workspace you want to change and then click Mark Read or Mark Unread.

If you want to mark all workspaces read or unread, on the Home tab, click the Mark Read drop-down arrow, and then click Mark All Read or Mark All Unread.

Marking a workspace you are viewing read or unread

  1. Click the Home tab.

  2. Click the Mark as Read or Mark as Unread drop-down arrow, and then click Workspace.

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