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Open Recent Office 2008 Docs by Date

Office 2008 applications like Word and Excel now list recently opened documents on a File > Open Recent submenu. Choose More from that menu, and you'll get a multifunction Project Gallery dialog. Click the Recent button at the top and then select a date range in the Dates list to find files that were last opened today, yesterday, earlier in the week, last week, and so forth. (The Settings pane in the Project Gallery dialog lets you set how many recently opened files show in the File > Open Recent submenu.)

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 23-Feb-09

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Microsoft Store -- Readers envision what Microsoft's newly announced retail stores will be like. (3 messages)


Time to kiss Eudora goodbye? Now what? As Eudora continues to age, are Mail and Entourage the only viable replacements? What about Gmail? (72 messages)


Liquid Submersion Indicators Reveal Accidental Dips -- Apple can tell if your iPod, iPhone, or laptop has been exposed to liquid. (3 messages)


Western Digital Passport Studio for G4 laptop? A reader is looking for portable storage to accompany his PowerBook or iBook, and hoping for suggestions. (8 messages)


BSD UNIX - Basis for OS X? If you want to poke around under the hood of Mac OS X, be prepared to learn a host of different Unix flavors. (15 messages)


Stolen Laptops Redux -- After having two laptops stolen from a hotel room in London, a reader wants to know what can be done to restore his data and prevent future thefts. See what others do to protect their precious electronics. (9 messages)


Get a Free, Non-Expiring .Mac Address for iChat -- With other types of addresses compatible with iChat (such as AIM, Jabber, and Google Talk), what's the benefit of getting a free .Mac address? (3 messages)


Free Hotmail POP3 Access Now Available in U.S. Too -- Hotmail's POP access does not appear to be active for all users, which could be why a reader can't get it to work. (2 messages)

 

New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as “Tx” for “TextExpander”. With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>