Wow!! Thanks so much for the quick response.
I think the "download and view" would be a nice feature to further assist in filtering off topic subjects, or pics not necessarily wanted. (at least to those of us moving over from newsleecher). I guess not everyone reads the groups in the same way. I will typically read them "live" as it were; I don't auto download them. That being said, I also realize and can appreciate that if there is not a huge demand for this feature..... why bother with the added work of implementing it?
Besides, the functionality is there, but in a different procedure.
As far as the poster filtering during download, I say.... bring it on!! I do understand that it is a destructive type filter, but in the same breath, I don't have issue with purging the downloaded posts and re-downloading all headers if needed. Not to tip my hat as to what groups I am browsing, but I am getting reaaalllly tired of "young this" and "mum looked" and "sweet tiny" et al.
BTW, is there any good tutorial for effective filtering? Perhaps using wildcards, etc? I'm trying to get more efficient at creating them, and keeping the filter list short but effective.
Once again, thanks for the quick response!!!