Articles posted in March, 2006

Excel 2004: ‘Select All’ command doesn’t work as expected

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006 • 11:33 am

The ‘Select All’ command only half-exists in Microsoft Excel 2004.

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Excel 2004: About that SCRL button

Monday, March 20th, 2006 • 11:35 am

Don’t press shift-F14 without knowing it.

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LATEXT: ‘Paradise Effect’ (MP3, 07:04)

Friday, March 17th, 2006 • 5:43 pm

Filter in, filter out…

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‘Ultimate Prince’ compilation is out, at least in Canada

Thursday, March 16th, 2006 • 11:03 am

Rumours of its cancellation appear to have been slightly exaggerated.

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Pages 2: Does have a ‘Sort’ command after all (sort of)

Thursday, March 16th, 2006 • 10:38 am

It turns out that Pages does have a sort command. Only that it’s not exactly what one would expect.

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French punctuation and text selection: Pages is smarter than Word 2004

Wednesday, March 15th, 2006 • 3:48 pm

At least Pages gets some important details right that Microsoft Word still hasn’t got right after all these years.

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Pages 2: command-A shortcut in Find/Replace dialog causes selection in background window

Wednesday, March 15th, 2006 • 10:31 am

More weirdness in Pages’s Find/Replace dialog box.

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Pages 2: ‘Smart quotes’ feature prevents user from doing manual replacements with Find/Replace dialog

Wednesday, March 15th, 2006 • 10:16 am

Pages’s automatic replacement feature is never really completely OFF.

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Pages 2: Trailing space causes ‘Following Paragraph Style’ option to fail

Tuesday, March 14th, 2006 • 4:20 pm

An apparent bug in Pages actually has an explanation!

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Pages 2: Find/Replace dialog box loses focus

Tuesday, March 14th, 2006 • 11:37 am

Irritating quirk in Find/Replace dialog box in Pages.

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Pages 2: Correction regarding coloured text in table cells

Tuesday, March 14th, 2006 • 11:26 am

A subtle difference about selecting text in tables.

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Pages 2: Doesn’t include a command to sort paragraphs or table rows

Monday, March 13th, 2006 • 3:30 pm

Pages can’t sort.

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Pages 2: Can’t set ‘Row Height’ value lower than 1.0 for table rows

Monday, March 13th, 2006 • 3:19 pm

Thinking of using Pages for word processing with tables? Better think twice.

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Pages 2: Line breaks inside table cells disappear altogether when exporting in Word format

Monday, March 13th, 2006 • 11:52 am

Another warning for people using manual line breaks in Pages documents.

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Pages 2: Double-click-and-drag on table cell text fails to select word and extend selection

Monday, March 13th, 2006 • 11:11 am

Click-through not implemented properly for text in table cells.

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