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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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Administrivia

But of course we all know that there are eight SCSI ID numbers (0-7, of which the SCSI controller always steals one), not seven as Jeff Needleman accidentally wrote last issueShow full article

Video Spigot competition

Video Spigot competition comes from Sigma Designs and its $349 Movie Movie, a NuBus hardware and software combination for capturing digital audio and full-motion videoShow full article

If File Sharing starts slowly

If File Sharing starts slowly on cold mornings, try deleting the AppleShare PDS file that lives at the root level on each shared volume. Jon Pugh posted this tip on Info-Mac, saying that it took File Sharing about an hour to start up on his PowerBook, and after deleting the file, it took less than a minuteShow full article

PowerPC developer info

Technical Support Coordinator, BAKA Computers Everyone's talking about PowerPC, the new processor architecture Apple and IBM have been developing, that promises to blow away all the microprocessors currently on the marketShow full article

Just ZipIt

Up to now, I've thought of zip files (a popular compression format on DOS machines, much as .sit files from StuffIt Deluxe are on the Mac) as kids from the other side of town - tolerated at bestShow full article

CD-ROM Toolkit

Those of us dismayed at the thoroughly mediocre performance of CD-ROM might do well to check out FWB's new CD-ROM Toolkit. Like FWB's Hard Disk Toolkit, CD-ROM Toolkit replaces Apple's driver software to improve performanceShow full article

CopyDoubler 2.0

Too much utility software these days does an excellent job of solving problems that don't exist. I'm not interested yet another program launcher, or the latest and greatest in hierarchical Apple menu utilitiesShow full article

PowerPC Update

So what's the deal here? Is the PowerPC chip real? Is the Macintosh line dead? Is it true that if you look at the signatures in an SE case in a mirror one of them reads "Elvis Presley Lives?" Good questions, all, except the last one, so whoever asked that one, go wash your headShow full article

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