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Open Recent Office 2008 Docs by Date

Office 2008 applications like Word and Excel now list recently opened documents on a File > Open Recent submenu. Choose More from that menu, and you'll get a multifunction Project Gallery dialog. Click the Recent button at the top and then select a date range in the Dates list to find files that were last opened today, yesterday, earlier in the week, last week, and so forth. (The Settings pane in the Project Gallery dialog lets you set how many recently opened files show in the File > Open Recent submenu.)

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/14-Apr-08

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Printer-Friendly Mode Returns to TidBITS -- Readers respond to the addition of a printer-friendly version of TidBITS articles (and we respond by adding support for images!). (9 messages)


Is the net killing any of us? A New York Times article about the supposed health dangers of blogging makes readers cry foul. (3 messages)


Problems with Eudora on OS X 10.5 (Leopard)? Running Eudora under Leopard seems to affect readers differently, prompting one person to suggest that a stable Eudora under Tiger is better than the features offered by Leopard. (8 messages)


Are There Any OS X Viruses in the Wild? While we acknowledge that the Mac isn't immune to malware, are there any active viruses out there? (16 messages)


Time Machine via AirPort Disk Is Unsupported, Apple Says -- This much-requested feature, which appeared in the last AirPort update, turns out to have been a mistake. But will it remain, or be improved? (3 messages)


AT&T Lowers Cancellation Fee -- Is the new policy a result of newfound good will toward customers, or just a way to comply with laws? This discussion also brings up the question of how much money AT&T is actually making from iPhone sales and contracts. (7 messages)


How to Fix Corrupt Eudora Mailboxes -- Adam's direct experience with Eudora corruption brings up stories of other data failures and how people manage their email. (8 messages)


Audio Processing Software -- A reader inquires about audio processing programs such as Peak LE, Sound Studio, and others. (7 messages)


Disappearing movies on iTunes Store and Apple TV Store -- The iTunes Store's movie selection appears to be ever-shifting, based on the studio's demands, with movies such as Spider-Man 3 now absent. (2 messages)


Central storage of common files -- Is it possible to store shared data such as bookmarks, contacts, and music on a drive attached to a Time Capsule and make it available across the network? (1 message)


Any questions for George Carlo PhD? Readers debate the works of a researcher with strong opinions on the effects of wireless technology. (5 messages)

 

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