"Why is Microsoft so limited with fonts? Under Windows, there
are only two methods to smooth fonts: Standard (not smoothed, hard
to read) and ClearType (blurry but smooth, and hard to
"Eventually, I stumbled upon "New Drawing Canvas" under
"Shapes". This wasn't intuitive to me. Everything else in the
"Shapes" pull-down is a shape, except the "New Drawing Canvas",
which is (technically) an action.
"(Ironically, in writing this blog entry, I opened an empty Word
document and tried to retrace my steps so I could write it all
down. I honestly couldn't figure it out again, and I had just drawn
3 diagrams in my document for work.)"