Buggin' My Life Away

Musings of a Mad Mac Maven

August, 2004

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    Let Word Do It

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    Following up to my last post on outlining, Marc Hedlund, one of the co-authors of Peer-to-Peer (O’Reilly), wrote about Word being too smart . Marc’s thesis is summed up in the last paragraph, where he says, “What the Word team lacks, in my view, is an...
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    Adumbrating in Word

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    Whenever I used a word like adumbrate , my Grandmother would say, “Your high ejaculations are too copious for the low dominion of my comprehension.” Gran always had a wicked sense of humor. She ran a beauty salon for decades. One day, a customer, who...
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    AppleScript and VBA: the Story of Sid and Nancy

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    In the few spare moments I’ve had over the past several weeks, I’ve followed some discussions of Word and AppleScript both in the comments to my earlier post and in the Microsoft newsgroups. A particularly good discussion, with input from...
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    Tent City Four

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    I’ve shied away from blogging about social issues, but I can’t let this one sit. Larry Osterman blogged about Tent City 4 , which will soon relocate to the grounds of Northshore United Church of Christ in Woodinville. I live in Woodinville. The Church...
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    Snowballs in Summer

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    Snowballs in Summer They always start with something small. You take a three-day weekend to spend some time with your family in Victoria. You stay a couple nights at the Empress. Spend a couple mornings enjoying the waterfront. Spend an...
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