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QUESTION: There have been several reader questions about Microsoft’s removal of the “Insert Picture From Scanner or Camera” feature in Office 2007. How can the feature be restored?
PC CLUB: Sometimes I’m amazed at how Microsoft does things. Just as we get used to a great feature, it’s eliminated from the latest version. In this case, however, it can be added back without too much effort. It requires the creation of a simple macro, which is a shortcut to a more complex process.
In Word 2007, access to the macro dialogs has been changed and as installed, is not available. To make them available, you first have to add the developer shortcuts back into Word’s main menu. Do this by following these steps: Read the rest of this entry »