Articles posted on January 27th, 2011

Word 2011: Autonumbering madness

Thursday, January 27th, 2011 • 1:49 pm

Here’s yet another example of the multitude of little “glitches” that make Microsoft Word so infuriating to use as a word processor. I have the following excerpt from a document that I have to translate: Nothing extraordinarily complicated: a couple of lists with automatic numbering, preceded by introductory phrases. So I translate the first occurrence […]

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Word 2011: Useless word count display

Thursday, January 27th, 2011 • 12:53 pm

As a professional translator, I have to refer to document word counts all the time. So I need a word processor with a strong, reliable word count feature. Unfortunately, as in most other areas, Microsoft Word fails to meet this requirement and is a constant source of frustration. Here are a couple of examples. First […]

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