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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.

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/09-Jul-07

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iPhone without the phone part -- A number of people want all the features of the iPhone except the phone - essentially, a really cool iPod or a small tablet Mac. But that device might already exist in the form of the Nokia N800. (3 messages)


External hard drives for Mac & PC to share -- What's the best approach for buying an external hard drive that needs to be accessed by Macs and Windows PCs? Readers narrow how the drive will be used and offer suggestions (5 messages)


Reloading Apple data -- A .Mac meltdown has prompted a reader to abandon Apple's online service, but how does .Mac communicate with Apple's applications? (1 message)


iPhone: why wait? Some people are taking a wait-and-see attitude about the iPhone, since it is, after all, a 1.0 product. But a reader wonders if he should just skip the waiting and dive right in. (1 message)


Apple Silences Mac OS X 10.4.10 Popping Sounds -- Apple's latest operating system fix is a relief to many, but one reader's PowerPC-based Mac is exhibiting the audio troubles that seemed to be isolated to Intel-based Macs. A few workarounds are suggested. (2 messages)


iPhone in Europe? -- Apple hasn't yet brought the iPhone to the European market, but what about service for travelers who purchased the device in the United States? (9 messages)


iPhone charging tip -- An iPhone owner shares advice about getting the most power out of the device. (1 message)


Entering recurring lunar events in iCal -- Is it possible to mark events in iCal as "every quarter moon" or "every 10th and 25th day of every lunar month"? (2 messages)


Can my old Mac run my weekend house? What resources are available to find out if an old Mac can control heating and other systems in a house that's uninhabited for most of the week? (3 messages)

 

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