Category Archives: Word 2010

Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Pack

The Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Pack Is Here! Get it here. The Filter Pack includes: Legacy Office Filter (97-2003; .doc, .ppt, .xls) Metro Office Filter (2007; .docx, .pptx, .xlsx) Zip Filter OneNote filter Visio Filter Publisher Filter Open Document Format … Continue reading

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Insert Symbol Not Working Right in Word?

I recently discovered that if Windows 7’s “Activate a window by hovering over it with the mouse” feature is enabled, it can affect the ability to insert symbols using the Symbol dropdown (sometimes) and Symbol dialog box (always) in Word … Continue reading

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Quickly Add Shortcuts to Favorites in Windows 7 and Office 2010

In any file dialog box that displays the Favorites list, you can drag a shortcut from the current location or any location shown to the Favorites list. As you probably already knew, you can drag any selected location and drop … Continue reading

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Speaking of Speech: A New Tool for Word 2010!

A while back, I blogged about the fact that Windows’ Narrator does not work correctly with Word 2007. Windows 7’s Narrator doesn’t work correctly with Word 2010, either. However, there’s some good news. Excel has had a Speak Cells feature … Continue reading

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Can’t set Microsoft Picture Manager as Default—Solved!

10-2-2011. We interrupt this blog entry  for this note… Note: my solution (see “Here’s what worked”, below) fixes the underlying problem (corrupted registry entries), but is tedious and very involved. Two readers found other solutions that involve less work. For … Continue reading

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