Steve Bennett
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What's the keyboard shortcut to insert a comment on OSX Word 2008?
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It's Command+Option+A. (Apparently internally the operation is "Insert Annotation", not comment.) You can change this under Tools → Customize Keyboard...

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How to get the URL of a Gmail or other webapp page in Chrome "application shortcut" mode?
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Ok, I found the right answer: Click the system menu (top left hand corner). Select "Copy URL".

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Get rid of the "Your conversation is all set up" message
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Hooray, there is a way. In Preferences > Messaging, set "Emoticons" to "Don't show". Now it looks like this: There is also "Standard" which prevents the animations.

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How do I queue multiple files for copying on a Mac?
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There's also Mini Copier - UI looks pretty similar to UltraCopier.

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How to version control for a solo author creating non-programming documents?
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Should I version-control my entire Documents folder as a single repository? (It contains subfolders like Documents/stories/anguish/characters/, Documents/stories/anguish/drafts/, Documents/stories/...

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Choppy, CPU-intensive Flash video performance in Chrome
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Ok, there are some suggestions here: http://forums.adobe.com/message/4602906#4602906 Disabling hardware acceleration seems to help.

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Strange LAN failure: what possible cause?
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The advice given here worked: http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/archive/941798 Probably my TCP/IP stack was broken, and WinSockXPFix fixed it.

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How can I change tab bar color in ConEmu
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Following on from Zags' suggestion, I came up with: %m◀m %s %f%m ▶m

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Glitchy/freezing Logitch MX Keys and MX Master on Windows 10
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It seems the problem was caused by interference/poor wireless connection. Moving the Unifying Receiver dongle to a USB extension cable, right next to the devices in question, seems to have totally ...

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How to easily replace the hard drive XP is booting from
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Moab's answer was great. I used Paragon's Migrate OS-to-SSD and it worked brilliantly. The hardest part of the process was reducing my OS drive to under 60Gb. Having done that, Paragon completely ...

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Omnigraffle: deleting one object also deletes another (apparently unconnected) object
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As noted in the question, the cause of this strange behaviour is that the diagram is obviously of a hierarchical type. Now the question is whether it can be converted to a non-hierarchical one.

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Cut and Paste in Mac OS X's Finder
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I'm in a similar situation. The best I have found, using keys is: navigate to file ⌘+C to copy file ⌘+N to open new window navigate to move destination (⌘+up to go up folder) ⌘+V to paste file ⌘+W to ...

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Why will data in a hard disk ever be unmovable?
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From the source you give, it looks like the context is defragging and reorganising ("compressing") a partition in preparation for repartitioning. I can't really think of any reasons why data couldn't ...

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How to stop Finder trying to reconnect an unavailable network share?
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Ok, apparently I had accidentally created an alias to the share, and was inadvertently cursoring over it.

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On mac, how to copy a networked folder from a Windows machine?
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Well, I partially figured it out. I can select the folder, then press Command+A, which selects everything in it - which I can then drag and drop. So that copies the contents. What about copying folder+...

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