Advanced Find and Replace shortcut for Word 2011

If you miss the dialog box and the quick switch to search and replace in Word 2011 fortunately, it is still there as Advanced Search.

Here is how to recreate the old default Key Shortcut Command-F:

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Create a shortcut to move files in Finder

This tip isn’t specifically for Microsoft Office but it is very useful for moving files we create with Office. This tip requires Snow Leopard and uses Automator.app that comes with OSX. I had trouble with the shortcut Command+Control+M conflicting so I changed mine to Command+Control+Option+M. (See screenshot below.) I also found that if you save to the root Services folder you’ll need to change permissions on the file. Saving to the User’s Library/Services works . . .

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Create a TinyURL-no more broken links

Insert a TinyURL in an Entourage message using a script. . . .

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Using AppleScripts with Entourage

Basics for using AppleScript with Entourage . . .

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One-tap access to your Address Book contacts

I ran across a neat little freeware application today called TapDex. It’s designed to use with the Mac OS X Address Book, but with Sync Services enabled in Entourage 2004, you can easily create a new email in Entourage using TapDex.

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Double-Click…How does it work?

A recent Entourage newsgroup member asked this question:

When I double-click a word to bold or underline, the space after it gets selected as well. Except for Word, no other program on the Mac does this! How do I get double-click to select just the word like every other program on Mac?

Command + click the word. Not as nice as being able to double-click but you’ll get the results you’re after.

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