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Is there a way to mass-star items in Google Reader?


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Out of curiosity, for what purpose? – Rook Nov 21 '11 at 15:27
@Idigas, this is a preliminary (and currently tedious) step in bulk downloading archived content from Google Reader – nitrl Jun 28 '13 at 18:16

No, but the keyboard shortcuts of s (star) and j/k (next/previous) should make short work of it.

A keypress macro program (such as AutoHotKey) could make even shorter work of it.


No there's no way to do so. Couldn't find any user scripts either


You could mass star your items by using the API, downloading a list of items and starring them one-by-one in e.g. a Python script. If you exported the items you wanted starred as JSON you could use this script: https://gist.github.com/1342172 to star them (or the experimental web implementation), naming the file with the exported JSON entries starred-items.json.

There is no way to do it from within Google Reader that I know of.


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