Look for software’s official download site

Kathleen Atkins

Lounge member globalist’s experience with the VLC media player began badly — twice. Because it came with so much junkware, he didn’t trust it.

But before giving up on it entirely, he asked about its reputation in the Other Applications forum. Wherein he was reminded of the important difference between official sites and others.

The following links are this week’s most interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions for which you might have answers:

Office Applications    
General Productivity Microsoft Office viewers: Are they needed?
Word Processing Word 2010 table formatting using VBA macros
Spreadsheets Parsing data from XML file in folders an

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About Kathleen Atkins

Kathleen Atkins is the Windows Secrets associate editor. She's also a freelance writer, editor, and photographer. Prior to joining Windows Secrets, she worked at Microsoft Press.