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Close Word Comments Easily

If you don't like how precisely you must mouse in Microsoft Word 2008 to delete comment balloons, note that you can Control-click (right-click) a balloon to pop up a contextual menu. From the menu choose Delete Comment, and you're done.

Also, to get rid of all comments at once, choose Tools > Customize Keyboard and set up a keyboard shortcut to go with the DeleteAllComments command, available in the Tools category. Oddly, there's no Delete Comment keyboard customization option that I can find.


Free BBEdit 5.0.2 Update Available

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Free BBEdit 5.0.2 Update Available -- Bare Bones Software has released a BBEdit 5.0.2 update, free to registered owners of BBEdit 5.0 or 5.0.1. The 5.0.2 update rolls BBEdit's FTP client into the main application, and includes a number of fixes to BBEdit and its HTML tools, along with support for nestable include files and the capability to select multiple items in many of BBEdit's browser windows. The update, which Bare Bones recommends for all BBEdit 5 users, is a 1.9 MB download. [GD]

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