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    gsmith-plm - My apologies if you feel I strayed...

    gsmith-plm - My apologies if you feel I strayed off-topic. This will be my last entry in this thread.

    kevmeist - Thanks for the link.

    "educationally stated" is not me. I'm not credentialed.
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    I think the reason to use styles in Word is...

    I think the reason to use styles in Word is similar to using Codd's rules to normalize a database. Spend some time upfront to ease things down the road.
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    Web browsers have default styles too.

    Web browsers have default styles too.
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    I'm not a real software developer. I once delved...

    I'm not a real software developer. I once delved into tools like Turbo Pascal, then three versions of C++ Builder, but gave up. My interest now lies more in personal productivity like Perl scripts...
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    I am unable to discern if the challenge is in the...

    I am unable to discern if the challenge is in the application or the task.

    What can you change?

    What's more important - writing, revision, or publishing?
    What about reading and/or reusing old...
  6. My problem is not displaying my emails, but...

    My problem is not displaying my emails, but remembering what they are about.

    So ... I delete mostly everything. But the ones I "want to keep", I export as plain text and stored topically in...
  7. I don't have Word. Would I be able to work your...

    I don't have Word. Would I be able to work your form?

    If you have Acrobat, this may help -
    https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/using/filling-pdf-forms.html
  8. This doesn't seem right. I use Thunderbird on...

    This doesn't seem right.

    I use Thunderbird on my computer as aggregator. I "tell" Thunderbird what feeds to watch for, ie. I input a URL. This idea, that I select what RSS feeds to watch is what...
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    I do PasswordSafe. passwordsafe.sourceforge.net...

    I do PasswordSafe.
    passwordsafe.sourceforge.net
    And Disk-on-Key - PasswordSafe2Go.
    I prefer to keep this kind of data local.
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    Been using Acrobat since 3. I use Acrobat...

    Been using Acrobat since 3.

    I use Acrobat features like Comments, page inserts, page numbering, and the Accessibility Check.

    Does anyone know if the other PDF creators include these features?
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    For basics, like a JPG in web page, try Paint or...

    For basics, like a JPG in web page, try Paint or Photo Gallery. I think Photo Gallery is in XP.

    For me, I like to size my JPG by pixel. In Win 8.1 Update, Paint and Photo Gallery allow resizing by...
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    Recognizing the question is about Word, the...

    Recognizing the question is about Word, the following will be meaningless to many. No one seems to have concerns about accessibility issues.

    If you need to deal with accessibility, in MS Office or...
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    Update for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems...

    Update for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems (KB2975719)
    Update for Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems (KB2989647)

    Last night I was unable to print wireless. Then this morning, both Firefox and IE...
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    My situation may not imply, but IE stopped...

    My situation may not imply, but IE stopped working for me too. Kept trying to connect, but failed. No message like "404", just blank white screen.

    Same for Firefox. I run Win 8.1 Update.
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  15. I see it like drugs. Some require a prescription,...

    I see it like drugs. Some require a prescription, ie. a protection or identification, for use.

    Because of the internet, I want protection and identification for some things. So as others have...
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    For long or complex PDFs, I don't think there's...

    For long or complex PDFs, I don't think there's any easy way to "fix" the PDF in the PDF.

    This may be a start. For PDFs, I always start at the source, ie. Adobe.
    Convert PDF to Word...
  17. I think "database design" is more useful than...

    I think "database design" is more useful than "Access". I humbly suggest considering a more generic starting point than an application. When I think database design, I think of relational databases...
  18. Edit: I agree. My backup solution is...

    Edit: I agree.

    My backup solution is file-based and driven by the structure of my directories. I maintain file copies on three computers - one at work and two at home. All three have different...
  19. Bothered me too. Try this after you have arrived...

    Bothered me too. Try this after you have arrived at a story you want to read - [down] arrow. Then, the [up] arrow.

    I think it works. Thinks? Heck it's Sunday.

    I should add that I also use a...
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    Aside from Windows' share of the desktop market,...

    Aside from Windows' share of the desktop market, remember when Microsoft speaks of it's 'partners', that's application developers and hardware vendors.

    Like print newspapers, over-the-air radio,...
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    ... replace mouse? I agree, I do left-hand...

    ... replace mouse? I agree, I do left-hand keyboard and right-hand mouse often. I do not want to give that up. I suspect such a practice is low priority for touch.

    ... copy a link to a new...
  22. I enjoy listening to Susan Crawford about the...

    I enjoy listening to Susan Crawford about the internet in the US.

    Full Show: Is Net Neutrality Dead?
    May 2, 2014
    http://billmoyers.com/episode/full-show-is-net-neutrality-dead/
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    For Windows XP Embedded, I think the retirement...

    For Windows XP Embedded, I think the retirement date is different. Are these control systems Windows XP Embedded?
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    Acknowledging another Win 8 advantage. But first,...

    Acknowledging another Win 8 advantage. But first, the reply.

    Bruce R - My error. With a different app, I was able to highlight, copy, and then paste text. Tried a page in News again, was able to...
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    I tried three apps - Help+Tips, News, and Photos....

    I tried three apps - Help+Tips, News, and Photos. Twice - with and w/out internet.
    Help+Tips runs without the internet.
    News continues to display content even without internet.
    Photos runs without...
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