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2004 Archive

This is the 2004 Tidbit Archive. Take note that archived tidbits are not updated or corrected, and the links are not maintained (they appear as they did when written, plus a little after-the-fact spelling fixes).

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  December 2004
  home networking

I've had a few problems with this. Did you know that Windows XP Home doesn't network correctly without Service Pack 2? Strange. Also, the home version of XP doesn't allow more than 4 computers to be on the network.

It takes a long time to download Service Pack 2, especially on dial up internet service.

  November 2004
  a few Dreamweaver tips

Dreamweaver MX 2004 is useful. However, there are a few things that you should know about it.

Flash Text cannot be modified within a library object.

Find and Replace does not replace all versions of the find term, only the ones exactly like it (in terms of capitals) whether Match Case is used or not.

You must set Dreamweaver MX 2004 to use XHTML and stylesheets if you wish to use them. This can be done through the Preferences menus (Edit-Preferences).

  October 2004
  keeping your computer clean

You can replace 4 egg whites with...

oh. Wrong page. Anyway, you should run virus scan once every week or two (at least), as well as a spyware/adware removal tool. If you don't have both of those, visit my Free Items page! Don't forget to update those on a regular basis (once a month at least).

  September 2004
  opening a web page in a new window

Hold shift before clicking a link (in Internet Explorer) or Control (in Netscape) to open it in a new window.

  August 2004
  Refreshing web pages

To ensure that the whole page is actually refreshed with the current information, hold Shift and click Refresh in a browser.

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