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Close Word Comments Easily

If you don't like how precisely you must mouse in Microsoft Word 2008 to delete comment balloons, note that you can Control-click (right-click) a balloon to pop up a contextual menu. From the menu choose Delete Comment, and you're done.

Also, to get rid of all comments at once, choose Tools > Customize Keyboard and set up a keyboard shortcut to go with the DeleteAllComments command, available in the Tools category. Oddly, there's no Delete Comment keyboard customization option that I can find.

 
 

Microsoft Office Comes to the iPhone, and It’s Free

Microsoft has upgraded Office for iOS to include full iPhone support, and it has made core features in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint free for non-business users. This isn’t Steve Ballmer’s Microsoft anymore.

 
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DEVONthink/DEVONnote 2.8

StuffIt Deluxe 16

Default Folder X 4.6.9

Quicken 2015: Close, But Not Yet Acceptable

 

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Typinator 6.2

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Marked 2.4.1

VMware Fusion 7.0 and Fusion 7.0 Professional

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New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as "Tx" for "TextExpander". With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
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