Articles posted on June 8th, 2004

Word 2004: Bug in ‘Organizer’ dialog box

Tuesday, June 8th, 2004 • 11:29 pm

In Word, the “Organizer” command gives you access to a dialog box whose interface is strongly reminiscent of the Font/DA Mover program that we used to have in the pre-Mac OS 7 days on the Mac for moving fonts and desk accessories around. In Word, this interface is used to move customizations around, including styles, […]

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Word 2004: Missing command in style menus in Formatting Palette

Tuesday, June 8th, 2004 • 11:12 pm

I already wrote about the new “Styles” section in the Formatting Palette in Word 2004. The more I try to use it, the more — of course — I find problems with it. (As hard as it is to believe, I am willing to give Microsoft the benefit of the doubt and to try and […]

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Word 2004: Remaining flaws in style dialog boxes

Tuesday, June 8th, 2004 • 10:57 pm

In Word 2004, Microsoft has revamped the user interface for defining and using paragraph and character styles, presumably in a bid to encourage their use among Word users, where styles are sorely underused. Rather than write a very long piece on the whole issue, I will jot down shorter notes on what I feel is […]

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AirPort Express

Tuesday, June 8th, 2004 • 3:54 am

If you are following the latest Mac news, you have heard by now of the release of a new Apple product called the AirPort Express. The AirPort Express is essentially an AirPort Extreme Base Station with three ports: an Ethernet port, a USB port, and an audio port. It can be used to connect your […]

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