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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.

 
 

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Escaping Palm HotSync Hell -- This week's article originally appeared as an ExtraBITS posting and generated discussion on TidBITS Talk. Readers debate the solidity of Palm's desktop application, and comment on The Missing Sync 4.0, which was reviewed in TidBITS-743. (7 messages)

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What to do with really old Macs -- We like Macs. We don't like to throw them away. They work for a long, long time. But, really, some older models aren't as useful today as they were in 1989. Here are some options for donating or disposing of older Macs. (9 messages)

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OmniWeb 5.0: The Powerful Web Browser -- After posting a note in ExtraBITS about the odd commentary regarding OmniWeb, numerous other people chime in with things they like and don't like about OmniWeb 5.0. (17 messages)

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