Articles posted on May 31st, 2005

Word 2004: Strange behaviour when double-clicking on text alignment buttons

Tuesday, May 31st, 2005 • 4:49 am

I just wrote about the lack of responsiveness of the text alignment buttons in the Formatting Palette in Excel 2004. Interestingly, and unsurprisingly, the behaviour of the corresponding buttons in Word 2004 is different — but equally flawed. As far as I can tell, here’s what happens when you double-click on Word 2004’s text alignment […]

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Excel 2004: Poor responsiveness for text alignment button in Formatting Palette

Tuesday, May 31st, 2005 • 4:38 am

A while ago, I wrote about the fact that the text alignment buttons in Excel’s Formatting Palette are still very confusing indeed. But that’s not the only problem. Let’s say, for example, that you have a column in an Excel spreadsheet in which some of the cells have left-aligned text and some have centered text. […]

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Brent Simmons on Mail 2.0 and click-through

Tuesday, May 31st, 2005 • 1:13 am

Brent Simmons (developer of NetNewsWire) has a problem with the click-through behaviour of the toolbar buttons in Mail 2.0. I am not sure what his problem is. Either an application supports click-through — i.e. the ability to click on a toolbar button directly from another application — or it doesn’t. NetNewsWire doesn’t. Mail does. Given […]

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