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    Smart quotes in textbox

    I'm using Word 2010 with Win7, and I have smart quotes turned off in two places in Word's Autoformat options, and that works fine when I'm typing quotation marks into a Word document. (I just get...
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    Actually, here's what I think is the easiest way....

    Actually, here's what I think is the easiest way.

    1. Choose List view (in Calendar) and sort by Categories and you can then easily select all the holidays and delete them.

    2. Then go to Options...
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    Volume control freezes shutdown

    I'm running Win7 64-bit, fully updated, with a Microsoft ergonomic keyboard (and related software).

    I just performed a restart at a time when the volume control was turned all the way up and, when...
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    @Fred -- I know this is late feedback, but I...

    @Fred --

    I know this is late feedback, but I just moved from XP to Win7. As an opening quibble, you repeatedly give Microsoft grief for calling their system image tool a "backup" tool, but an...
  5. DVD-RW problems after November WinXP updates

    I use WinXP Pro and do a nightly incremental backup of certain folders onto a DVD-RW disc using Robocopy (with Roxio EMC 7 Drag-to-Disc handling the burning).

    Subsequent to installing the Windows...
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    The right-click menu shouldn't show "none" at the...

    The right-click menu shouldn't show "none" at the top. Are you sure you didn't use quotation marks in the Registry? The Registry value I described should just be the word none -- without quotation...
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    Ya, that's an infamous (and longstanding) Windows...

    Ya, that's an infamous (and longstanding) Windows bug that will (sometimes) change the default action when you double-click a folder to something other than Open (e.g., Search) after you change File...
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    I have a Dell, running Microsoft Office XP,...

    I have a Dell, running Microsoft Office XP, installed from the genuine Microsoft Office disk that came with the PC.

    Office Genuine Advantage came up with the (quite common, as I understand it),...
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    Annie -- If this is a recent development, I'd...

    Annie --

    If this is a recent development, I'd guess you're dealing with the problem (I had it also, running XP SP3 w/512KB RAM) described in this thread.

    The problem is caused by a recent...
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    I don't get it. It looks like BATcher gave you...

    I don't get it. It looks like BATcher gave you the answer in his last post. Did you try the syntax he showed you?

    robocopy "H:\Program Files\KeePass Password Safe 2" "D:\QBackup\KeePass"...
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    There's no "requirement" that indents not be...

    There's no "requirement" that indents not be negative. But it seems spectacularly strange (and unintuitive) to have the page margins not coincide with the margins applicable to the main text and...
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    I'm still using Word 2002 so don't know about...

    I'm still using Word 2002 so don't know about later versions, but it has always greatly annoyed me that using negative indents in heading styles is unstable (for versions through Word 2002) -- as...
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    Don't forget that, in our case, mbam.exe was run...

    Don't forget that, in our case, mbam.exe was run on a PC where mbam-setup had successfully installed all the other files as well (and that only mbam.exe had been deleted). For example, there were...
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    Some questions are easier to answer than others....

    Some questions are easier to answer than others. The answer to your question is no.
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    My brother and I recently cleared Windows...

    My brother and I recently cleared Windows Security Suite (one of the more pernicious of those malware buggers) off our mother's PC. Here's how we did it.

    1. She downloaded the setup file for the...
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    Here's a sample using a Dictionary. Each member...

    Here's a sample using a Dictionary. Each member of a Dictionary has two components, a Key and an Item, but you don't need both, so this sample just stores the strings in the Keys (and sets the Item...
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    Property Let assigns a value to a property....

    Property Let assigns a value to a property. Property Set assigns an object reference to a property -- just like Set assigns an object reference to a variable.
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    A limitation with ReDim Preserve is that you can...

    A limitation with ReDim Preserve is that you can only ReDim the last dimension. That's why I flipped your array so the first dimension was the 0-4 dimension and the 2nd dimension was the record...
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    An alternative approach is to have the dimension...

    An alternative approach is to have the dimension of the array that you want to be able to ReDim be the last dimension, and do an initial ReDim that sets it to the maximum amount you'd ever have. Then...
  20. Thread: Shortcuts

    by st3333ve
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    I make constant use of the ability to cycle...

    I make constant use of the ability to cycle through the open documents with the keyboard. So the heck with Ctrl+F6 -- I assign NextWindow to F6 as well. By default, F6 "cycles between the open...
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    If you have the same experience I did, Microsoft...

    If you have the same experience I did, Microsoft will first have you delete a couple of Registry entries, then open an Office application and re-enter the product key.

    Then, when this fails to...
  22. Thanks -- and it sounds like things are better...

    Thanks -- and it sounds like things are better than I thought. Are you saying that if I just buy a garden-variety Western Digital hard drive, it will come with a CD with software to clone my old...
  23. I'm no expert on imaging, and I apologize if this...

    I'm no expert on imaging, and I apologize if this is a dumb question, but I read the description of Image for Windows on the Terabyte Unlimited site linked to in Fred's article and couldn't tell if...
  24. Thread: Select Case

    by st3333ve
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    Just in case you ever have a more complicated...

    Just in case you ever have a more complicated (more than two-choice) scenario where you'd prefer to use Select Case, note that you can use wildcards within Select Case if you structure it like this:...
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    I'm really rusty on this, and it may not fit your...

    I'm really rusty on this, and it may not fit your situation, but FWIW, I have a .vbs file called SleepSeconds.vbs that I created just to be called by other scripts that, for one reason or other,...
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