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Track Changes Dates Reset on Save As in Word 2008

If you regularly use the Save As feature to create new drafts while working in Word 2008, you might notice that with Track Changes enabled, previously time-stamped comments and edits have their times reset to the Save As date and time. Work around this by sticking with your original file, but using Save As (or just File > Duplicate in the Finder) to make backup copies.

 

 

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Tilery 4.0.1 Released

Tilery 4.0.1 Released -- Rick Holzgrafe of Semicolon Software has released The Tilery 4.0.1, a maintenance release of his $15 shareware desktop launcher utility (see "The Tilery 4.0 Squares Off" in TidBITS-437)Show full article

Where Credit Is Due

Where Credit Is Due -- Last week in "TidBITS Talk and the TidBITS Talk Archive" in TidBITS-440, I mentioned "borrowing" an idea for a frame-based interface from a Web interface to a now-defunct discussion archive of the Frontier-Talk mailing list, developed by Acorn SoftwareShow full article

Conflict Catcher Rebate Update

Conflict Catcher Rebate Update -- Back in "Macworld Expo NYC Superlatives" in TidBITS-438 we wrote that Casady & Greene's Conflict Catcher 8.0 will cost $79.95 when it ships in early September and will include a $30 rebateShow full article

Security Issue with Email Attachments

A recent CIAC security advisory identifies a potentially dangerous flaw involving email clients processing MIME attachments with unusually long file names (more than 200 characters)Show full article

Internet Telephony: Worldwide Phone Calls from Your Mac

I still recall the arrival of my parents' first telephone a few decades ago - a ponderous object cast from the best of British brown Bakelite, it often seemed to hick and snicker rather than ringShow full article

Web Confidential: Securing Information of All Sorts

Back in TidBITS-279 in May of 1995, I wrote "PowerTalk to the Rescue?", an article about how we needed the PowerTalk Keychain to help with authenticated Web sitesShow full article

A Free Program for Control Freaks

[Editor's note: This article was updated 18-Nov-2007 to remove URLs that were out of date and directed users to inappropriate sites. For the latest on VNC and remote control software, consult TidBITS articles on Apple Remote Desktop, Timbuktu Pro, LogMeIn.com, and Leopard's Screen Sharing and Back to My Mac.] I walked into my office and was flabbergastedShow full article

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