Articles posted on July 8th, 2004

Word 2004 Tip: Use Organizer to delete multiple AutoText entries at once

Thursday, July 8th, 2004 • 6:10 am

For most automatic text entry purposes, I use Spell Catcher X rather that Word’s own AutoText and AutoCorrect features. But I still have to use Word’s features for AutoText entries that contain text with formatting (such as superscript, small caps, etc.). I sometimes find myself having to delete a bunch of AutoText entries. Like most […]

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Word 2004: Irritating change in word selection behaviour

Thursday, July 8th, 2004 • 5:53 am

I have already reported on a new bug in word-based selection in Word 2004. Unfortunately, it gets worse. Not only does Word 2004 introduce new bugs at such a fundamental level, but it also introduces new unfathomable changes that quickly become a constant source of irritation, again because they have been made at such a […]

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Panther’s Address Book: Can’t easily copy home page URLs in Browse mode

Thursday, July 8th, 2004 • 3:57 am

One day, BBEdit will support Spell Catcher X‘s interactive completion feature and let me automatically insert home page URLs from my Address Book entries by typing the first few letters of the person’s or company’s name and hitting F5… Until then, however, I am still forced to do a lot of cutting and pasting when […]

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More on using CITE tag in HTML

Thursday, July 8th, 2004 • 3:52 am

A while ago, I wrote about my confusion regarding the “proper” (i.e. standards-compliant) way to quote excerpts from books, titles, etc. Well, things are not getting any better. Just yesterday, I read this post on the markdown-discuss mailing list, in which John Gruber says: I also disagree with MPT about the `cite` tag. He gives […]

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