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Find Next Without Using the Find Dialog in Word 2008

Rarely do you want to find just one instance of a word or phrase in Word. Instead of trying to keep Word 2008's Find and Replace dialog showing while searching, which can be awkward on a small screen, try the Next Find control. After you've found the term you're looking for once, click the downward-pointing double arrow button at the bottom of the vertical scroll bar to find the next instance of your search term. The upward-pointing double arrow finds the previous instance, which is way easier than switching to Current Document Up in the expanded Find and Replace dialog.

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 18-May-09

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Simple Mac friendly (PPTP) VPN appliance for SME? A TidBITS reader gets plenty of advice on setting up a VPN for his small business. (12 messages)


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GPS Accuracy Could Start Dropping in 2010 -- The iPhone 3G uses a combination of GPS, cellular tower signals, and Skyhook wireless data to determine one's location. For non-GPS devices like the iPod touch and original iPhone, how does one alert Skyhook to the location of Wi-Fi networks? (8 messages)


Mac OS 10.5.7, Snow Leopard and what to we need to Go Home Again -- Will the Mac OS X 10.5.7 combo update fully bring a Mac up to date after installing Mac OS X 10.5.0? (3 messages)


Cursor: Sudden Failure to Function -- Readers note a problem on two eMacs where the cursor simply stops working, requiring a restart. (4 messages)

 

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