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Sleep (and Lock) Your Screen

When you are walking away from your computer, it's fairly common practice to start your screen saver and lock your screen. But did you know that there is a built-in keyboard shortcut in Mac OS X to sleep the screen?

Press Control-Shift-Eject and your monitor sleeps without engaging the screen saver.

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Microsoft Office 2011 14.30

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Microsoft has updated Office 2011 to version 14.30 with a short, but sweetly detailed rundown of fixes in this maintenance release. Most of the changes involve PowerPoint, including fixes for a display issue that affected collapsed sections in Slide Sorter view, an issue with hyperlinks that included hashtags not being saved correctly, a crash that occurred when using the Paste Special option, and an issue that prevented pasting of text from PowerPoint for Windows into PowerPoint for Mac. The update also fixes an issue in Outlook where invitation times from non-Exchange calendar servers were off by an hour, and only during certain times of the year. (Free updates via the Office for Mac Web site or through Microsoft AutoUpdate, 106 MB, release notes)

 

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Comments about Microsoft Office 2011 14.30

Elaine Needham  2013-01-31 20:13
I'm always wishing the latest updates would be on a visible tag right on the icon.
Matthew Stevens  2013-02-04 18:42
I have for years wished in vain for Microsoft to update recurrent bugs in MS Word. Some remain from Word 98. But with a captive audience, Microsoft does not seem interested in fixing known bugs that inhibit work flow. No other software is as capable as MS Word for high-end users, or I'd have abandoned it years ago.