Articles posted on May 26th, 2003

Word X: Click-through that doesn’t work

Monday, May 26th, 2003 • 11:04 pm

Go to Word X, open the Find/Replace dialog, and then switch to another application, in ORDER to put Word X’s windows in the background: Now hover with your mouse pointer over the Find/Replace dialog’s Close button. It turns red, as it should, because the Close button supports click-through for all windows in Mac OS X. […]

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Word X: Font size in Find & Replace dialog

Monday, May 26th, 2003 • 11:02 pm

Can you tell the difference between the apostrophe in the “Find” field and the apostrophe in the “Replace” field in the picture below? (One of them is curly. The other one is straight.) On a normal day, I can’t. It would take superpowers to tell the difference with such a small font size and Mac […]

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Word X: Unpredictable word counter

Monday, May 26th, 2003 • 1:27 am

When working on big Word documents, I like to monitor my progress, and Word’s live word counter fits that purpose (more or less) by constantly updating the total number of words and my current position in the document. Today, I’m working on a big document, and Word’s word counter simply doesn’t work. It gets updated […]

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