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Stylin' a Word Comment Balloon

If you work with Word's Comment feature, you may find that the comment-balloon text is too small to work with, or you may just want some variety. To modify the style, choose Format > Style. From the List pop-up menu, choose All Styles. Select Balloon Text from the Style list. Modify the style as you like, and then click Apply. I like Arial Narrow, 12 point.


Postbox 2

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Postbox, Inc. has released version 2 of its Postbox email software, which gives the open-source Thunderbird email code base a new interface and advanced features. Postbox 2 enables you to create account groups, which are multiple unified inboxes containing just the accounts you specify. Also new is what Postbox calls Conversation View, which will look familiar to Gmail users; it provides additional context by grouping all the messages in a given thread. The new Quick Reply feature lets you compose a response without leaving the message you already have open - you can dash off a terse reply inline as you're reading a message. Postbox 2 is free to try for 30 days, and family pack licenses are available. Postbox, Inc. also makes the free Postbox Express, which lacks some the features in its big brother, but which gives you an unlimited taste of Postbox's basics. ($39.95 new, $19.95 upgrade, 12.0 MB)


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Comments about Postbox 2
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Doug Lerner  2010-10-04 18:29
I use Apple Mail in OS X and basically have no problems with it. There are some things I wish worked better but I'm used to all it's little quirks and things by now.

Sometimes, for the fun of it, I feel like it might be nice to try a different client.

So my question for Postbox users is, "Why?" What is the benefit of spending money on Postbox when Apple Mail works well and is free? Is search better maybe?

I have about 7 GB of email going back more than a decade. Does it work better for large amounts of email?

And what about Time Machine support?