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  1. That's not a senior moment. Here's my monument...

    That's not a senior moment. Here's my monument to decrepitude....

    My bookmark, mossy and moldy with age, went to www.wopr.com. They dropped the whole domain. Took some googling to find the...
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    Thanks, guys, but after extracting a few keys and...

    Thanks, guys, but after extracting a few keys and roughing out the differences among XPH, VistaB, etc., It's much, much easier to leave the policy changes to versions that have policy changes...
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    I could, couldn't I, if I could *read* that...

    I could, couldn't I, if I could *read* that humongous xls without migraine. I guess I could find each key with "format" in it, and verify that it's the save-in-x-format key for each app, if there's...
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    Set all Office 2010 apps to save to old formats?

    (Is it possible to set a new 2010 installation to NOT save to XML by default, in all apps, at one stroke, without using GP or the enterprise-only features.

    Say it's three Home/Student installs on...
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    Move this if necessary; I sort of just randomly...

    Move this if necessary; I sort of just randomly pinned the tail on this donkey, since there's no WOPR section now.

    We use mostly Office 2003 here (home/tiny_biz).

    I just "bought" (stole is...
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    The star post by Phil Rabichow that I mentioned...

    The star post by Phil Rabichow that I mentioned in my previous reply shows where to look for add-ins.

    No addins evident, but sanitizing the text through WordPad has fixed things, knock on wood. ...
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    Re: Fugitive settings (2003sp2)

    >Does she have any add-ins installed

    I don't think so. She does have full Acrobat 7 on the machine, but I see no evidence of it on Word's toolbars or menus. Where do I look? She certainly...
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    Fugitive settings (2003sp2)

    My wife (on her main XPSP3 desktop) beats heavily on a collection of simple Word documents - they're logs of research, together with text scraps and comments on same. She works 99% in Normal view,...
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    Re: Old PPT Browse, Convert, Export ((Old!))

    Thanks, John. I was about to waffle and admit I'd forgotton how to post a link to an NNTP group, when you remembered that MS has a web face, as well.

    -f
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    Re: Old PPT Browse, Convert, Export ((Old!))

    Sorry to bother you guys. I panicked, and cross-posted on the MS NNTP group, where I got my answers. You may delete this thread.

    -f
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    Old PPT Browse, Convert, Export ((Old!))

    This is moderately embarrassing, since I'm fairly expert with computers, but a
    near-newbie on PP. I'm getting a stack of old HDs in from a charity, and have
    volunteered to retrieve some old...
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    Starting from Scratch (2007)

    I'm sort of advising a friend with system matters as he switches his LOB app from a Paradox-based antique to one written in Access 07 macros and VBA. It's a vertical sort-of-ledger program, with a...
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    Re: My Proofing Comeuppance (03 Standard)

    >a bit flipped on the hard disk

    Possible, I guess. Odd that tweaking the program with deliberate folder damage works better than an uninstall/reinstall, no?
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    My Proofing Comeuppance (03 Standard)

    My wife's the linguist in the house. She recently lost the French grammar-check in Word 03. She has the full Language Pack, but has installed only the big Euro tongues - FR, IT, DE, ES. I post...
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    Re: 2003 SP3 Philosophy (Office 03)

    Thanks, all. That regfile might be a nice project for some MVP who doesn't mind friendly fire.

    Shameful registry ignorance dept.: What happens when a 5.00 .reg file is run on a regedit 4 machine...
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    2003 SP3 Philosophy (Office 03)

    OK, just got a call from a second user nonplussed about inability to open older Word and Excel formats after installing 03 SP3. A quick scan of the NNTP groups reveals that this is apparently...
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    Re: SP2 Mandatory Now? (03, XP)

    I hadn't heard. Redacted emails!! Stock kiting! Who's got the film rights?
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    Re: SP2 Mandatory Now? (03, XP)

    1. And if I'm not corporate, but am installing a dusty shrinkwrapped copy I found on a shelf, or reinstalling one of the retail or academic versions that allow same? May I? Upon pain of what?

    2....
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    SP2 Mandatory Now? (03, XP)

    Has there been any discussion here of this little spat (the Burst thing)?

    http://news.com.com/Patent+spat+forces+bus...l?tag=nefd.lede
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    Envelopes Print Red (2003)

    I think this must be a driver/hardware issue, but I'll ask here to see whether anyone has heard of Word's doing this....

    Dell laptop, Dell 720 Photo (Lexmark) printer, XP SP2. Everything has...
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    Foreign Language Dicts (97 on up)

    A possible upcoming project with multiple authors has revealed my ignorance or memory loss. Could someone remind me of the situation for a Yank, with the following US versions, who wants to enter...
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    Re: MS OneNote (2003)

    I see this thread lacks really informed replies, so I thought I might venture a half-informed one (g). I own OneNote, and rarely use it. To give you an idea of my mindset, I keep reverting to the...
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    Re: Periodic table of the elements

    The Hungarian download page has gone 404, and Google is coming up dry. Got another source?
  24. Re: Stop Repeating Repeating Yourself (Word 97)

    Thanks, I'll fire up that macro.
  25. Stop Repeating Repeating Yourself (Word 97)

    In several DOS wordprocessors (WordStar comes to mind), a simple "index every word" would yield a sortable list that was valuable to writers who tended to use a word too often, and then forget about...
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