disclabel 2.0 Released -- SmileOnMyMac has updated disclabel, their slick application for creating CD and DVD labels, along with inserts for jewel cases. New in disclabel 2.0 are improved graphics capabilities such as foreground and background layers, object arranging and distributing, masking and soft focus effects, and combining multiple images into a montage. Images can be imported on a per-track basis, and you can now print inserts, covers, and booklets on plain paper as well as export to PDF, TIFF, or JPEG. disclabel 2.0 costs $30, and is a free upgrade for anyone who purchased the previous version after 01-Jan-04; otherwise upgrades cost $10. It's a 6 MB download. [ACE]
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.