Monthly Archives: May 2010

Drag Maximized Windows in Windows 7

A while back, I found that I could drag maximized windows in Windows 7 without first having to restore them. This is very handy for those of us with multiple monitors, since it saves a step. A few days ago, … Continue reading

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Using the Linkedin Social Connector in Outlook 2010

Outlook 2010 has a new feature called the People Pane. You turn it on/off in the View ribbon tab, shown here. In Normal view, it shows up as a pane at the bottom of an email message you’ve received. Minimized, … Continue reading

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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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