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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 19-Oct-09

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Time Machine kills backups -- Time Machine deletes old backups when the hard disk is full, but is this the proper behavior in unusual circumstances? (23 messages)


Is AT&T Unlocking iPhones after contracts up? AT&T won't automatically unlock an iPhone, leading to discussion of whether it should and why one would want an unlocked iPhone. (14 messages)


Digital camera problem -- Plugging a camera into the USB port of a keyboard may not provide enough power to transfer images. Learn how to work around the problem. (19 messages)


Quicken's Future? When Intuit finally delivers a new version of Quicken, what will it be like, and what assurances to users have about the safety of data stored online? (5 messages)


Access denied problem syncing Macs -- A permissions issue seems to be blocking synchronization between a reader's two machines, but will repairing permissions have any effect? (4 messages)


A "fusion" bug in iPhoto (8.1) -- Merging events in iPhoto leads to unexpected behavior for a reader. (5 messages)


Webcam for my mother-in-law -- A reader asks for opinions on buying a webcam that works better than the most inexpensive models. (3 messages)


Audio Interface for Mac Pro? After accidentally damaging his Mac's audio-in port, a reader looks for a workaround for digitizing albums. In a related topic, opinions are offered about the Ion USB turntable. (5 messages)

 

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