Migrating from Word 2004 to Word 2011: retrieving the smart bits

Many of you are famililiar with Bend Word to Your Will by Clive Huggan and have been asking for an updated version. Clive has provided us with Migrating from Word 2004 to Word 2011: retrieving the smart bits as he continues to work on Bend Word to Your Will for Office 2011.

“Migrating from Word 2004 to Word 2011: retrieving the smart bits” is Clive’s notes on how he recovered his favorite time-savers that weren’t . . .

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Using AppleScripts with Entourage

Basics for using AppleScript with Entourage . . .

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Entourage and Time Machine

Time Machine is a breakthrough automatic backup feature that’s built right into Mac OS X Leopard, but for Entourage users it’s recommended that you exclude your Identity from Time Machine.

Time Machine creates hourly backups and will create a copy of your database every time anything new is added to Entourage. This can quickly fill up your Time Machine drive.

One option is to add your Identity to your original Time Machine backup then exclude . . .

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Create Gmail labels and make Entourage folders

A couple of folks have written and asked for ideas about making the move from Gmail POP to IMAP. They already have their mail downloaded into Entourage but IMAP will download that mail again. This could take a while depending on how much mail is in the INBOX.

Entourage will sync all messages in your INBOX if you have Live Sync enabled (see the Configure advanced IMAP settings section in my earlier post Connect Entourage . . .

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Connect Entourage 2004 to Gmail’s IMAP service

Since Google’s announcement in late October that it would offer free IMAP service for users of its Gmail service, news sites, blogs and forums have been abuzz with the expanded capabilities. Gmail’s message search engine, generous 5GB storage capacity and excellent spam filtering makes dealing with E-mail easy and Google is also enticing iPhone users to its IMAP service by providing detailed setup instructions. Now, because of IMAP, Gmail users can take advantage of all . . .

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