Monthly Archives: August 2007

Inline Picture – Slash bug in Word 2007 document search!

Fellow MVP Lisa Wilke-Thissen has discovered a pretty nasty bug in Word 2007. If you’re searching for a slash — / — (ASCII character 47), Word 2007 will also match any inline graphics. So, let’s say you’re searching for /^p … Continue reading

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Insert from Camera or Scanner in Word 2007

From Word 2007’s Help file: What happened to the From Scanner or Camera option for adding pictures to a document? The From Scanner or Camera option for adding pictures to a document is not available in Microsoft Office Word 2007. … Continue reading

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The Password Requirement from Hell

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/276304 Error Message: Your Password Must Be at Least 18770 Characters and Cannot Repeat Any of Your Previous 30689 Passwords STATUS Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem… Well, duh.

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Very Nasty Vista Bug

A reader reports that this no longer occurs in Vista–it was probably fixed by a service pack or another windows update. The problem does not occur in the 64-bit version of Windows 7 (I presume it doesn’t happen in the … Continue reading

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Demonstration for MoosieAZ

The following is a screen shot of Word 2003, WordPad, and Notepad. Notepad is the active window. Notice that all three use Vista’s scheme (I actually use a darker blue than the default, but I get whatever color I choose, … Continue reading

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