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Best User email so far this month!

Shellbot
Hi

Is it possible to acquire a version of word which has the Helvetica Typeface option. I notice that there's a default setting of it in the ****** folder. I ask, because I think it's a superior typeface in many ways, because it has a neutral typeface, which has no intrinsic meaning in its form, which means people's minds are not distracted unlike Arial or Times New Roman, by the character form reproduced on the screen, hence there's little loss of meaning in what's communicated through it.

So can you find out (when you get time) about this.
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    Bizzo

    But won't they need to buy a new keyboard to use this font? As standard keyboards can only use standard fonts like Arial and Times.

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    Shellbot

    *picks herself up off floor*

    I'm tempted to go with that...

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    rob mekel

    Mmm, don't know about your keyboard but mine is in arial lay-out ... or ... or ... or ...
    Oh men, the lay-out-display of my keyboard changes when I change the typeface ... oh my god (no insult intented) ... changing from one program to an other ... my keyboard goes nuts ... aaahhrrggggg ... you all did know that allready :) it's not my keyboard it's me

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    CaptBilly1Eye

    ... this is what I would do:

    Remove all the fonts (except system fonts) and install Helvetica only. Tell the user when you're done that they now have the 'Official MS Word Helvetica Edition.'

    Then when the user misses the other fonts tell him/her that they can't have it both ways - they need to make a choice. Then we'll see just how IMPORTANT it is to have that font.
    ]:)
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    jdclyde

    yeah, go with that.... ;\

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    CaptBilly1Eye

    you know me all too well, JD.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSsJ19sy3JI

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    CaptBilly1Eye

    How's the job search goin'?

    ... been thinkin' 'bout ya.

    The offer for resume help still stands.

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    jdclyde

    but plan to change that.

    will be checking some sources out over the next few daze and see how things go.

    And am back in school, two nights a week getting back into the cisco. Heck, even reactivated my cisco alumi status. B-)

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    Tink!

    I was given this site from another forum:

    genuinejobs.com

    It's supposed to be REAL job listings, many of them work-at-home. Totally free to register and apply to the jobs. And the jobs are NOT supposed to require any upfront money like those other scams.

    I've barely looked at it so I don't know if it has too many technical positions. (I'm looking more for writing), but I suppose it's at least worht a look in your case. :)

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    jdclyde

    I would look at it, but it is going on beerthirty and it is dart night, so got to hit the road running!

    I did bookmark it, so as I am sitting around tomorrow morning, loving my coffee ever so much, that will be something to look at.

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    jdclyde

    It sure is a good thing your users have so much free time on their hands.

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    rob mekel

    by that time the User will be retired by long ...
    Or ... do you actually have some spare time :^0 Oh that is while on the job

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    Shellbot

    its not mine to deal with....
    when i do get suckered into support work, its level 2/3 ...
    if they were waiting on me to respond, it would be weeks.. thats how much cr@p I have on my desk right now

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    And it, like, brings my chakras into alignment, ya'know?

    Also, could you configure Excel to use Roman numerals? They send the message that we're serious about our commitment to longevity, that we've been around for millennium.

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    Shellbot

    Turns out he poached some of his phrases from Wikipedia..

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    Ah

    rob mekel

    For a moment you had me thinking this user is in communications

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    Shellbot

    I actually think he is!!!!!!

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    Jaqui

    coffee?

    -----------------

    yup, above the line is the entire message.

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    Shellbot

    yes..ok...
    and did ye find out what he was wanting??

    ws it your job to buy coffee?? :)

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    Jaqui

    it was him offering to BUY the coffee.

    naturally I responded, "on my way".

    ~lmao~

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    The Scummy One

    Yes Please!
    send to my desk

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    Jaqui

    and miss out on an opportunity to get away from it?

    we walked, slowly, to the nearest Tim Horton's and he bought the coffee.

    all in all, what can take 5 minutes took 25.

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    GSG

    A doctor called tech support becuase the doctor's lounge was out of diet pepsi.

    Umm...ok.

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    Tony Hopkinson

    He can referee the gnostic existentialism discussion between SanteWelding and Balthor.

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    JamesRL

    You know back in the day, we used to actually purchase fonts. The OS came with some, but if we wanted to do desktop publishing, and match the fonts that professional typesetters used, we had to buy them.

    Of course that was about 20 years ago. I think Helvetica was standard on the Mac/Apple Laserwriter, but there were Postscript fonts we did buy.

    James

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    jdclyde

    I do remember having to install fonts on a system.... barely.... ;\

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    CaptBilly1Eye

    ... this is what I would do:

    Remove all the fonts (except system fonts) and install Helvetica only. Tell the user when you're done that they now have the 'Official MS Word Helvetica Edition.'

    Then when the user misses the other fonts tell him/her that they can't have it both ways - they need to make a choice. Then we'll see just how IMPORTANT it is to have that font.
    ]:)
    .

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    jdclyde

    It sure is a good thing your users have so much free time on their hands.

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    rob mekel

    by that time the User will be retired by long ...
    Or ... do you actually have some spare time :^0 Oh that is while on the job

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    And it, like, brings my chakras into alignment, ya'know?

    Also, could you configure Excel to use Roman numerals? They send the message that we're serious about our commitment to longevity, that we've been around for millennium.

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    Shellbot

    Turns out he poached some of his phrases from Wikipedia..

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    Jaqui

    coffee?

    -----------------

    yup, above the line is the entire message.

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    GSG

    A doctor called tech support becuase the doctor's lounge was out of diet pepsi.

    Umm...ok.

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    Tony Hopkinson

    He can referee the gnostic existentialism discussion between SanteWelding and Balthor.

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    JamesRL

    You know back in the day, we used to actually purchase fonts. The OS came with some, but if we wanted to do desktop publishing, and match the fonts that professional typesetters used, we had to buy them.

    Of course that was about 20 years ago. I think Helvetica was standard on the Mac/Apple Laserwriter, but there were Postscript fonts we did buy.

    James

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    Bizzo

    But won't they need to buy a new keyboard to use this font? As standard keyboards can only use standard fonts like Arial and Times.

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    Shellbot

    *picks herself up off floor*

    I'm tempted to go with that...

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    rob mekel

    Mmm, don't know about your keyboard but mine is in arial lay-out ... or ... or ... or ...
    Oh men, the lay-out-display of my keyboard changes when I change the typeface ... oh my god (no insult intented) ... changing from one program to an other ... my keyboard goes nuts ... aaahhrrggggg ... you all did know that allready :) it's not my keyboard it's me

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    CaptBilly1Eye

    ... this is what I would do:

    Remove all the fonts (except system fonts) and install Helvetica only. Tell the user when you're done that they now have the 'Official MS Word Helvetica Edition.'

    Then when the user misses the other fonts tell him/her that they can't have it both ways - they need to make a choice. Then we'll see just how IMPORTANT it is to have that font.
    ]:)
    .

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    jdclyde

    yeah, go with that.... ;\

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    CaptBilly1Eye

    you know me all too well, JD.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSsJ19sy3JI

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    CaptBilly1Eye

    How's the job search goin'?

    ... been thinkin' 'bout ya.

    The offer for resume help still stands.

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    jdclyde

    but plan to change that.

    will be checking some sources out over the next few daze and see how things go.

    And am back in school, two nights a week getting back into the cisco. Heck, even reactivated my cisco alumi status. B-)

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    Tink!

    I was given this site from another forum:

    genuinejobs.com

    It's supposed to be REAL job listings, many of them work-at-home. Totally free to register and apply to the jobs. And the jobs are NOT supposed to require any upfront money like those other scams.

    I've barely looked at it so I don't know if it has too many technical positions. (I'm looking more for writing), but I suppose it's at least worht a look in your case. :)

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    jdclyde

    I would look at it, but it is going on beerthirty and it is dart night, so got to hit the road running!

    I did bookmark it, so as I am sitting around tomorrow morning, loving my coffee ever so much, that will be something to look at.

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    jdclyde

    It sure is a good thing your users have so much free time on their hands.

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    rob mekel

    by that time the User will be retired by long ...
    Or ... do you actually have some spare time :^0 Oh that is while on the job

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    Shellbot

    its not mine to deal with....
    when i do get suckered into support work, its level 2/3 ...
    if they were waiting on me to respond, it would be weeks.. thats how much cr@p I have on my desk right now

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    0 Votes

    And it, like, brings my chakras into alignment, ya'know?

    Also, could you configure Excel to use Roman numerals? They send the message that we're serious about our commitment to longevity, that we've been around for millennium.

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    Shellbot

    Turns out he poached some of his phrases from Wikipedia..

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    Ah

    rob mekel

    For a moment you had me thinking this user is in communications

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    Shellbot

    I actually think he is!!!!!!

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    Jaqui

    coffee?

    -----------------

    yup, above the line is the entire message.

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    Shellbot

    yes..ok...
    and did ye find out what he was wanting??

    ws it your job to buy coffee?? :)

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    Jaqui

    it was him offering to BUY the coffee.

    naturally I responded, "on my way".

    ~lmao~

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    The Scummy One

    Yes Please!
    send to my desk

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    Jaqui

    and miss out on an opportunity to get away from it?

    we walked, slowly, to the nearest Tim Horton's and he bought the coffee.

    all in all, what can take 5 minutes took 25.

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    GSG

    A doctor called tech support becuase the doctor's lounge was out of diet pepsi.

    Umm...ok.

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    Tony Hopkinson

    He can referee the gnostic existentialism discussion between SanteWelding and Balthor.

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    JamesRL

    You know back in the day, we used to actually purchase fonts. The OS came with some, but if we wanted to do desktop publishing, and match the fonts that professional typesetters used, we had to buy them.

    Of course that was about 20 years ago. I think Helvetica was standard on the Mac/Apple Laserwriter, but there were Postscript fonts we did buy.

    James

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    jdclyde

    I do remember having to install fonts on a system.... barely.... ;\

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    CaptBilly1Eye

    ... this is what I would do:

    Remove all the fonts (except system fonts) and install Helvetica only. Tell the user when you're done that they now have the 'Official MS Word Helvetica Edition.'

    Then when the user misses the other fonts tell him/her that they can't have it both ways - they need to make a choice. Then we'll see just how IMPORTANT it is to have that font.
    ]:)
    .

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    jdclyde

    It sure is a good thing your users have so much free time on their hands.

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    rob mekel

    by that time the User will be retired by long ...
    Or ... do you actually have some spare time :^0 Oh that is while on the job

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    And it, like, brings my chakras into alignment, ya'know?

    Also, could you configure Excel to use Roman numerals? They send the message that we're serious about our commitment to longevity, that we've been around for millennium.

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    Shellbot

    Turns out he poached some of his phrases from Wikipedia..

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    Jaqui

    coffee?

    -----------------

    yup, above the line is the entire message.

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    GSG

    A doctor called tech support becuase the doctor's lounge was out of diet pepsi.

    Umm...ok.

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    Tony Hopkinson

    He can referee the gnostic existentialism discussion between SanteWelding and Balthor.

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    JamesRL

    You know back in the day, we used to actually purchase fonts. The OS came with some, but if we wanted to do desktop publishing, and match the fonts that professional typesetters used, we had to buy them.

    Of course that was about 20 years ago. I think Helvetica was standard on the Mac/Apple Laserwriter, but there were Postscript fonts we did buy.

    James