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Track Changes Dates Reset on Save As in Word 2008

If you regularly use the Save As feature to create new drafts while working in Word 2008, you might notice that with Track Changes enabled, previously time-stamped comments and edits have their times reset to the Save As date and time. Work around this by sticking with your original file, but using Save As (or just File > Duplicate in the Finder) to make backup copies.

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 27-Jul-09

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Safari 4.0.2 not updated to Acrobat 9.1.2? Displaying a PDF in Safari caused problems, leading to suggestions of letting Safari handle PDF files instead of the Acrobat plug-in. (6 messages)


Settings Manager for iPhone -- It would be nice to have a location manager for the iPhone, but only jailbroken models have software available that comes close. (2 messages)


Double Plus Ungoods: Amazon Unpublishes Orwell -- Readers discuss Amazon's stealthy removal of two Orwell novels from Kindle devices and if it will hurt Amazon's reputation. (14 messages)


Communicating with unsecured networks -- What began as a discussion of how to notify people with unsecured Wi-Fi networks turns into an examination of the strengths of various router security measures. (23 messages)


Taking notes on presentations -- Is there a utility that lets you take notes with time stamps on presentations? Pear Note is the leading contender. (3 messages)


Mac Pro and Two Different Size Monitors -- Is it possible to mirror two displays that are different sizes? Yes, but not quite in the way that the poster would like. (5 messages)


Screen to video capture software? A reader looks for a good screencasting program. (4 messages)

 

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