- --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, Trid <triddlywinks@...> wrote:
> > From: anthony547357 Anthony.Athawes@...___snip___
> > Subject: [Distillers] SNIPPING
> > "Snipping" with___snip___
> > the obvious intention of repeating un-necessary narrative
> > and to save
> > space and connection time.
> > I couldn't find this title in "Help" and____snip___
> > there were no obvious clues
> > on on my Vista keybord. So I appeared stuck with goodwill
> > to use it
> OK, call me old school but "snipping" in the context that I've alwaysused means snipping out all the unnecessary stuff and leaving some sort
of indication such as <snip> or elipses (...) or some such. This is done
manually. Simply delete what you don't wish to include and type a word
or two to indicate that the paragraph is not the message in its
> > How to get there. In Vista, click on the double right arrow___snip___
> > at the bottom left corner (4th to the right).
> OMFG!!! I can't believe that Vista has taken a basic editing functionthat relies on the discretion of the user and automated it. Worse, it's
led to the confusion of what "snipping" as simple, understood
"netiquette" is and rendered it more confusing than it has to be.
> Tony, it's a great heads up for those who didn't know the functionexisted in Vista. Sending messages to oneself as a means of testing it
out is a great suggestion, too. I'm a huge fan of trying new things out
on yourself before putting into practice (booze or text editing :) ).
> So, despite the stick up my arse about M$, thanks for the info.___snip___
> Tridwith a computer either
> -if you don't know how to do something, you don't know how to do it
Very good posting Trid, ____snip___ I agree totally...
Vino es Veritas,