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Freebies NoteTab Light Improves Upon Notepad

Get a free text editor that does many things that Notepad can't, such as editing multiple files.

NoteTab Standard: A Text Editor That Does More

Use a powerful text editor with special features for coders.

PC World Podcast 36: Office 2010, Smartphone Costs, and a Real-World Phone Battle

Join the editors of PC World for a frank discussion of the week's tech news.


Insert a Copyright From the Keyboard

BooBoo asked the Answer Line forum how to easily insert the copyright symbol (©)

Corel Home Office Suite for Netbooks Takes Office Basics on the Road

This svelte, intuitive office suite offers the document, spreadsheet, and presentation basics at a nice price.

Close a Word 2007 Document without Closing Word

I've really grown to like Word 2007, but there's one little change that bugs me--and at least one reader, too. Here's how to fix it.

Read Illegible Documents With TextMaker Viewer

Textmaker Viewer is a lightweight, fast, document viewer. It contains no editing functionality, but does allow you to open, search, and copy text from a variety of common document formats.

5 Free Alternatives to Expensive Productivity Software

These five free services--including a revamped, Gubb, PrimoOnline, and Remember the Milk--can organize your tasks and save you time.

Seven More Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Learn Right Now

If you spend a lot of time in Word and other text editors, these simple shortcuts will help you type more and mouse less.

Keyboard Shortcuts From Hassle-Free PC

PC World blogger Rick Broida shares editing shortcuts for most word processors, plus Windows Quick Launch tips and more.