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Track Changes Dates Reset on Save As in Word 2008

If you regularly use the Save As feature to create new drafts while working in Word 2008, you might notice that with Track Changes enabled, previously time-stamped comments and edits have their times reset to the Save As date and time. Work around this by sticking with your original file, but using Save As (or just File > Duplicate in the Finder) to make backup copies.

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/30-Jan-06

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Turbo Tax problems -- Now that tax season has started in the United States, readers revive this thread comparing experiences with Intuit's tax-preparation software. (7 messages)

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CCTV software for Macs -- A reader looks for Mac software that can read CCTV output, and discovers an inexpensive way to make panoramas! (3 messages)

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Automated/batch lookup of longitude/latitude for city lists? Several methods of determining a city's longitude and latitude are available. (5 messages)

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DVD Ripping Question -- Readers look at the many ways of ripping unprotected DVD content to one's hard drive for a variety of uses. (14 messages)

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Converting AOL.ART compressed files -- Do you have lots of images saved from your days of using AOL? They're most likely compressed in a proprietary format, which can be accessed using a Windows program. (2 messages)

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Referencing Photos in iPhoto 6 -- iPhoto 6 no longer requires that it copy your photos to its own directory. (1 message)

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Tech support for ThinkFree Office -- A reader warns that one low-cost alternative to Microsoft Office offers almost nonexistent technical support. (1 message)

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Switching from Entourage to Mail? Advice for making a mostly clean transition from these two email programs. (3 messages)

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Questions about Sonos Digital Music System -- Andrew Laurence answers queries following his review of the Sonos Digital Music System. (1 message)

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