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How to get more accurate ‘Read’ stats in Google Reader

When you scroll through a feed in Google Reader it marks everything you look at as read and but if I am just browsing real quick and want to keep them as unread, then I have to click each one "keep unread".

Is there a way to e.g. with CTRL-scroll to read through the feeds without marking them as "read"?

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marked as duplicate by Jeff Atwood Jul 22 '10 at 4:18

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In Settings, there is an option called 'In expanded view, mark items as read when you scroll past them.' under 'Scroll Tracking'. Unchecking that will prevent items from being marked as read when you are scrolling. The downside is that you now have to mark each one as read.

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Or you use the "Mark all as read" button, if you've read them all. – coneslayer Jul 16 '10 at 17:08

In Settings, under Scroll Tracking, uncheck "In expanded view, mark items as read when you scroll past them." Does this work for you?

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