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In the Word 2008 Notebook Layout View (View > Notebook Layout View), bring up the Formatting Palette (View > Formatting Palette). Look for the Note Flags section in the Formatting Palette. Select the flag type, type in your reminder or even assign yourself an Entourage 2008 task. Check off your to-dos once the task is complete.

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Mechanical Keyboards Explained

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For many writers and gamers, nothing beats an old-fashioned “clicky” keyboard. But the keyboard’s feel depends on what sort of mechanical switches are used in the keys, and there are a number of different types. Even the vaunted Cherry MX switches come in several different color-coded varieties. Alex Cocilova, writing for PCWorld, explains the differences in available switches — including required actuation force, noise, and multitasking performance. If you’ve been considering a mechanical keyboard, be sure to read this first.favicon follow link

 

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Eolake Stobblehouse   An apple icon for a TidBITS Supporter 2014-01-22 10:03

Thanks!

I love those keyboards (I have around 4-5 of the clicky kind alone), so all information is interesting.

By the way, I *finally* found a portable keyboard for my iPad which is somewhat Clicky. I wrote this:

http://ereaderjoy.blogspot.co.uk/2014/01/logitech-wired-keyboard-with-lightning.html
JohnB (SciFiOne)   2014-01-28 10:36
It's funny. I could never type very well until I got a Powerbook with it's silent short throw keys. It finally stopped me from trying to type like I was on an old unpowered manual typewriter. Needless to say I never went back!