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Outlook 2007: set default font in Outlook

I think, the “Options” window in Outlook is one of the most tangled things in IT. The programmers were so smart to create real “spaghetti” window! Did they ever hear about “user friendly” interfaces? They could at least add the “Search” field somewhere – otherwise, it’s not possible to find anything.

Here is the way […]

MS Word: put syntax highlighed code into the document

Here is the simple method to put the code with highlighting into the Word document:

Download and install Notepad++. This is easy-to-use and yet very powerful text editor with a lot of features, support of the plugins etc. Put your code into the Notepad++ edit window Configure the language, if Notepad++ did not do this […]

Office: check if PowerPoint is running

Dim objAPP, sMsg On Error Resume Next Set objAPP = GetObject(, "PowerPoint.Application") If TypeName(objAPP) = "Empty" Then     sMsg = "not started" Else     sMsg = "started" End If MsgBox "PowerPoint is " & sMsg, vbInformation, "PowerPoint" if sMsg = "started" then objAPP.Visible = true

MS Word: replace spaces to non-breaking

To insert it manually, use Ctrl+Shift+Space

Selection.HomeKey Unit:=wdStory Selection.Find.ClearFormatting Selection.Find.Style = ActiveDocument.Styles("Normal") Selection.Find.Replacement.ClearFormatting With Selection.Find    .Text = "   "    .Replacement.Text = "^s"    .Forward = True    .Wrap = wdFindContinue    .Format = True End With Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll