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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.

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/15-Jan-07

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Macworld 2007 keynote -- What did the TidBITS audience think of this year's Macworld Expo keynote address? (11 messages)

**Younger Than Thou: "When I was your age..."** Readers respond to Dan Pourhadi's first Younger Than Thou column. (5 messages)


Younger Than Thou: Instant Messaging -- A self-described "old fogie" suggests that Dan Pourhadi's article needed more information about why people use instant messaging, versus how it's used. (2 messages)


MPEG4 audio and the Mac -- Got an MPEG4 movie clip that's missing sound? Here are some suggestions for demuxing the file. (3 messages)


iTunes Backup -- The recent addition of backup reminders in iTunes prompts discussion of good backup habits. (6 messages)


Trying to salvage LaserWriter -- Yes, you can still use an old LaserWriter Select 360 printer on a modern Mac. Find out how. (6 messages)


iPhone, is it an iPod or a Mac? Will the iPhone follow the path of the Mac or of the iPod? In other words, how open is the iPhone going to be for outside development? (5 messages)


iPhone impressions and opinions -- Opinions continue to fly about Apple's new phone, but it's important to remember that we're still six months away from the final product (not to say that speculation isn't fun). (10 messages)


Market for iPhone -- A reader points to some good analysis about the iPhone's potential market. (1 message)


It's a Mac, Mac video production world -- Adobe announces the return of Premiere to the Mac. What does this mean for Final Cut Pro? (1 message)


How to temporarily turn of TidBITS Auto Correct? The auto-correct dictionary for Eudora seems to work too well for one reader. How to disable it? (4 messages)


GPS and MP3 -- A reader comments on the music-playing capabilities of recently reviewed GPS units. (1 message)


Support from GPS companies -- Following up from Adam's most recent review of GPS units, a reader relates his take of dealing with Magellan. (2 messages)

 

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