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Onemunki says: We live in a world of genuine tragedy, starvation and terror. So, after hearing stories of cruise line passengers complaining at the air conditioning breaking down, what stories of sheer single-minded self-pity get your goat?

(, Thu 1 Mar 2012, 12:00)
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Microsoft Office
MS Word - each document opens in a new window, so you can put a window on each of your two screens and then cut-and-paste between them.

MS Excel - each document opens by default as a new pane inside the existing Excel window, so you can't EASILY put each spreadsheet on a different screen and cut-and-paste!

(, Thu 8 Mar 2012, 0:13, 8 replies)

PowerPoint opens in the same window and there is no way to separate them. It pisses me off.
(, Thu 8 Mar 2012, 8:15, closed)
Fuck powerpoint up the blowhole
(, Thu 8 Mar 2012, 11:46, closed)
This particular bit of geekfuckery does get my first-world goat.
When I'm proofreading two documents there's no hassle-free way of lining them up nicely side-by-side like you can in Word.
(, Thu 8 Mar 2012, 9:33, closed)
On Office 2003 you can do this:
Window > Compare side by side with...
(, Thu 8 Mar 2012, 10:06, closed)
Excel refuses to open two documents with the same name unless you force it to another session, which is a pain in the arse if you're a coder need to compare two versions of the same macro-filled report.

And don't get me started on those fucking ribbons.
(, Thu 8 Mar 2012, 10:34, closed)
Somehow my boss has convinced himself that the whole 'ribbon' thing is Apple's fault.
When I can bring myself to care enough to ask for an explanation, I get this semi-coherant rant about Microsoft trying to make their newer operating systems look more like OS X.
(, Thu 8 Mar 2012, 12:00, closed)

(, Thu 8 Mar 2012, 15:50, closed)
office 2010
Lets you open pptxs and xlsxs in separate windows.

If you don't have 2010, just open excel twice.

You're welcome.
(, Thu 8 Mar 2012, 18:27, closed)

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