Thursday, February 21, 2008

Microsoft is changing with the times

I was using Office 2003 to write a post and I noticed that all the words starting with blog were marked as spelling mistakes. This kind of irratated me as my post was about blogging and my whole article was painted in red.
I was curious why I had not noticed this before and when I opened the same article in Office 2007 it was all fine. This shows how the Microsoft dictionary is changing with the times. You can also publish to your blog directly from Office 2007. The only issue is that you will need to use an image provider such as Flickr, Picassa, etc to hold your pictures. Office 2007 currently does not upload pictures into blogger as you do when you publish from


Anonymous said...


Have you tried Windows Live Writer. It works with a lot of blog hosters and may work with blog spot. I am quite happy with it.

Samir Shah

Anonymous said...

I checked. Windows Live Writer supports Blogger.

Samir Shah

Sudeep Dsouza said...

Samir thanks for the information. Did not know this existed till now and just noticed that it has come out of beta.

I will try it out sometime. Just now I am managing with the blogger editor although it can be quite frustrating most of the time.

Vaibhav Choudhary said...

O yes, even I have noticed this spell checks. Nice to see blog on this.

Anonymous said...

The latest versions of most microsoft products like office, money have really improved in user friendliness and third party support.
btw, i also suggest windows live writer.. some MS haters called it the best piece of software from Microsoft!

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