Articles posted on June 15th, 2012

Grand Robert: Disable splash screen

Friday, June 15th, 2012 • 9:19 am

Another annoyance in the Grand Robert application that I have been discussing on this blog lately is that, each time you launch it, the application displays a modal splash screen on top of the application’s main window, which has to be manually dismissed with a mouse click before you can start using the application. (The […]

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Black fields in Grand Robert: Fix finally here

Friday, June 15th, 2012 • 9:11 am

This morning I got an e-mail from the Le Robert developers indicating that an official fix for the problem with the black fields was finally available. As an added gesture, they indicated that the fix included the very latest version the Grand Robert application, presumably with a few more entries and updates compared to the […]

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Word 2011: Grep search incompatible with Track Changes

Friday, June 15th, 2012 • 8:53 am

Yesterday I was revising a long report and want to change the format used for date ranges by replacing the regular dash with an en dash. In other words, I wanted to replace all occurrences of a date range like “2010-2011” to “2010–2011.” And of course I wanted to do the exact same thing for […]

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