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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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A Quick Fix for Apple TV’s Netflix Woes

Josh Centers fixed an annoying problem with Netflix on his Apple TV with a solution as old as computers themselves.Show full article

Canon EOS M Combines Quality and Simplicity at a Low Price

Although it initially received poor reviews, the Canon EOS M is now a bargain of a camera, and easy enough for a “C” photography student to take great pictures during emergency surgery. Show full article

FunBITS: The Sharknado of Game Controllers

If you’re a fan of Gameloft’s games, you can now pick up a gamepad for them on the cheap. And even if you’re not a gamer, it’s a great iPad stand.Show full article

TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 26 August 2013

Notable software releases this week include Keyboard Maestro 6.2, ReadKit 2.3, and PDFpen and PDFpenPro 6.0.5.Show full article

ExtraBITS for 26 August 2013

After over three decades with Microsoft, CEO Steve Ballmer has announced that he will retire within the next year. After retirement, maybe Ballmer will invest in the new social network PRSM, which helps you gather and share all of your personal information — whether you want to or not! If you need a break from NSA paranoia (and parody), the iTunes Festival returns in September, with a plethora of big-name musical acts you can watch live. Or, if popular music isn’t your thing, maybe you’d rather sit down and read “Butterick’s Practical Typography,” a new, freely available ebook by typographer Matthew Butterick — an excellent resource for anyone who works with text.Show full article

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