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Turn Word 2008 Notes into a To-Do List

In the Word 2008 Notebook Layout View (View > Notebook Layout View), bring up the Formatting Palette (View > Formatting Palette). Look for the Note Flags section in the Formatting Palette. Select the flag type, type in your reminder or even assign yourself an Entourage 2008 task. Check off your to-dos once the task is complete.

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Three Highlights from MacTech Conference 2015

Adam reports on MacTech Conference 2015, focusing on a new external storage solution, an application that anyone managing projects should investigate, and the trend toward proactive support.

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