Monthly Archives: July 2003

Modifying Built-in Buttons in "My Places"

[Editor’s note: This week’s feature article comes from Dan A. Wilson, a true gentleman and an editor’s editor. Dan explains how to modify even the *built-in* buttons on Word’s “My Places” toolbar. Don’t want a “Desktop” button getting in your way? Dan explains how to remove it–and much more. I really appreciate Dan’s generosity in […]

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Editing in Full-Screen Mode

This week I’ve been editing a new project in Microsoft Word and decided to try something new–editing in Print Layout in Full-Screen mode. I didn’t think I’d like it, but I do–a lot. If you want to try it, you can activate the feature by adjusting some items under the View menu, in this order: […]

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My Places

In the Open, Save, and Save As dialogs in recent versions of Word, there’s a large vertical toolbar on the left-hand side of the dialog. The toolbar has buttons on it that make it easy to get to such places as My Documents and Desktop. Appropriately enough, the name of the toolbar is “My Places.” […]

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