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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

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


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.


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: 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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