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Find Next Without Using the Find Dialog in Word 2008

Rarely do you want to find just one instance of a word or phrase in Word. Instead of trying to keep Word 2008's Find and Replace dialog showing while searching, which can be awkward on a small screen, try the Next Find control. After you've found the term you're looking for once, click the downward-pointing double arrow button at the bottom of the vertical scroll bar to find the next instance of your search term. The upward-pointing double arrow finds the previous instance, which is way easier than switching to Current Document Up in the expanded Find and Replace dialog.

 
 

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Skype on MacBook Pro -- A reader encounters poor performance using Skype's Voice-over-IP service, but is the problem in his network connection or audio input source? (11 messages)


Timeslips in Parallels -- Are others encountering a problem running the program Timeslips in virtualization? (1 message)


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Treo 755 Review -- The latest Palm Treo is found to be underwhelming; is a mystery device on the horizon, or will the iPhone knock Palm out of its own market? (2 messages)


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Apple TV -- The Apple TV won't stream Internet radio from a computer or over the Internet, which dampens a reader's enthusiasm for the device. (1 message)


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