Thoughtful, detailed coverage of the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, plus the best-selling Take Control ebooks.

 

 

Pick an apple! 
 
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.)

 

 

Other articles in the series Spam Laws

 

 
Previous: TidBITS 700 Next: TidBITS 702

iCal 1.5.1 and iSync 1.2.1 Released

iCal 1.5.1 and iSync 1.2.1 Released -- Apple updated its calendar and synchronization utilities last week, improving performance and adding support for more devicesShow full article

StuffIt Standard Edition 8.0 and StuffIt Engine 8.0.1

StuffIt Standard Edition 8.0 and StuffIt Engine 8.0.1 -- Aladdin Systems has released StuffIt Standard Edition 8.0, the most recent version of the bundle containing DropStuff, DropZip, DropTar, and the free StuffIt ExpanderShow full article

ConceptDraw V Released

ConceptDraw V Released -- CS Odessa has released ConceptDraw V, a major revision to their powerful business diagramming package (see "Make the Connection with ConceptDraw" in TidBITS-553 for a full review of an earlier version)Show full article

Mac OS X 10.3 Panther Slated for 24-Oct-03

Apple Computer announced last week that Mac OS X 10.3 Panther, this year's new version of the Mac OS X operating system, will be available at Apple's retail stores and authorized resellers at 8:00 PM on Friday, 24-Oct-03Show full article

A Sad Fan of Netflix Fanatic

Not only am I a huge fan of Netflix, the popular online DVD rental service, it turns out that I'm one of its better customers. For $20 per month, Netflix sends me three DVD movies from a list of titles that I set up, which I can watch at my leisure without worrying about incurring late feesShow full article

When Spam Is Outlawed, Only Outlaws Will Spam

Spam is known to the law as "unsolicited commercial electronic mail," or UCE, and is usually defined as email in which someone is trying to sell someone else a product or service, or otherwise part recipients from their moneyShow full article

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/13-Oct-03

Early G3s and Panther -- Readers speculate about which machines Mac OS X 10.3 will support. Although early beige Power Mac G3s aren't officially supported, will Panther run on them anyway? (2 messages) Palm and Mac compatibility -- Palm's new handhelds include updated built-in applications, but how well do they synchronize to the Mac? (8 messages) Mac OS X 10.2.8 problems -- Even though Apple pulled its problematic Mac OS X 10.2.8 update and replaced it with a "fixed" version, some people report problems with the new revisionShow full article

Show the full text of all articles