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Office 97 still hackable

Microsoft has announced -- and filled -- two more security holes in Office 97. Find out if the flaws affect you, and how to fix them.

Divide and conquer your Favorites menu

Here's a quick-and-dirty workaround for people who prefer to separate their favourite sites from their frequently accessed local files, which the Favorites bar insists on displaying both together.

Make dial-up NT Shortcuts

Windows 9x users can simply drag and drop to add Dial-Up Networking Shortcuts to the Start menu. For NT users, it's a little harder, but it can be done!

Nudge graphics in Word

Dragging and dropping a graphics object in Word is easy, but it can be imprecise. Solution: use Word's built-in "nudging" ability. To move in very small increments, just select the object by clicking on it, and then press the cursor keys to "nudge" ...

Make 3D folder icons

Tired of bland manilla folders on your desktop? Colour code your icons with 3DFolders, a freeware collection of icons for any type of folder.

Mac tip: Switching apps

Have you ever wanted to perform some operation on the desktop, only to find that open applications' windows keep getting in the way? Clearing clutter on the Mac is made easy with the application switcher. Here's how . . .

customise shortcut menus in Word

Word's right-click Shortcut menus can save you lots of time by instantly displaying often-used commands for a specific task. Still, many Shortcut menus lack the exact commands you may need.

Stylish reformats

To preview the effects of different styles on an existing Word document, you need Word's Style Gallery.

Pining for a Pinger

Keep getting disconnected by your ISP? Idle Internet connections are often logged off by ISPs to conserve resources. A utility called a Pinger may be what you need to keep your connection alive.

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