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Delete All Comments in Word in a Flash

You needn't clear comments in a Word document one by one. Instead, bring out the big guns to delete all of them at once:

1. Chose Tools > Keyboard Shortcuts.

2. Under Categories, select Tools.

3. Under Commands, select DeleteAllCommentsInDoc.

4. With the insertion point in the "Press new keyboard shortcut" field, press keys to create a keyboard shortcut. (I use Control-7)

5. Click the Assign button.

6. Click OK.

You can now press your keyboard shortcut to zap out the comments.

The steps above work in Word 2008; they likely work nearly as described in older versions of Word.


ITbits: Mac Remote Desktop Software Roundup

David Koff shares an in-depth look at the state of today’s best remote desktop applications, the technologies on which they are built, and recommendations on the best titles to choose for various scenarios.

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DEVONthink and DEVONnote 2.7.3

Default Folder X 4.6.3

PDFpen and PDFpenPro 6.1.3

Apple Updates iWork Suite for Mac, iOS, and iCloud

FileMaker 13: More Polished but Pricey

BBEdit 10.5.8 and TextWrangler 4.5.6

Typinator 5.8

TextExpander 4.2.1

Default Folder X 4.6.2


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Dropbox 2.6.2

1Password 4.1.3

TinkerTool 5.1

LaunchBar 5.6.2

PopChar X 6.4

TextExpander 4.2

FileMaker 13 Gains a Smooth New Web Presence

Apple Remote Desktop 3.7.1

Sandvox 2.8.7

BBEdit 10.5.6 and TextWrangler 4.5.4

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