Articles posted on August 30th, 2004

Word 2004: Paste Without Formatting also removes non-breaking spaces

Monday, August 30th, 2004 • 11:39 pm

A while ago, I wrote a tip about how you can add a shortcut to Word 2004 for a “Paste Without Formatting” command, which strips the contents of the Clipboard from unwanted character style formatting (bold, color, font size, etc.) before pasting it into your Word document. I use this shortcut all the time, either […]

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Nathan Torkington on TiVo and the Mac

Monday, August 30th, 2004 • 4:18 am

O’Reilly writer Nathan Torkington talks about his rather dreadful experience trying to burn DVDs of his TiVo PVR recordings with Mac OS X. While TiVo is not available in Canada and I have to use my satellite TV provider‘s own PVR unit, which doesn’t let me transfer its recordings to my computer (as far as […]

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Word 2004: Still far too easy to hide a window’s title bar between Word’s toolbars

Monday, August 30th, 2004 • 12:28 am

A while ago, I wrote about the problem with windows and toolbars in Word X. I explained that it was far too easy to drag a Word document window by its title bar and drop it behind Word’s toolbars, thereby making the window’s title bar effectively inaccessible. I am afraid I have to report that […]

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