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Type an em-dash on an iPhone

Typography and punctuation geeks rejoice! It's easy to type an em-dash on the iPhone's or iPod touch's virtual keyboard. To do so, tap the .?123 key to switch to the numeric keypad. Then touch and hold on the Hyphen key to reveal a pop-up strip showing an em-dash. Slide to the em-dash and release your finger.

Note that this basic trick works with many other keys on the virtual keyboard.

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With Mac OS X 10.3 Panther, Apple included Font Book, a font management utility. But people who are serious about managing their fonts quickly found that it wasn't competition for a real font manager like Insider Software's FontAgent Pro. For those who work with fonts on a daily basis, FontAgent Pro offers a powerful set of features for managing, organizing, activating, exporting, viewing, and even repairing fonts. FontAgent Pro was built from the ground up as a Cocoa application for Mac OS X, and it offers drag-and-drop functionality in an Aqua interface.

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In this week's DealBITS drawing, we're giving away a boxed copy of FontAgent Pro, valued at $99.95. Those who aren't among our lucky winners will receive a discount on FontAgent Pro. Enter at the DealBITS page linked below, and be sure to read and agree to the drawing rules on that page. As always, all information gathered is covered by our comprehensive privacy policy. Lastly, check your spam filters, since you must be able to receive email from my address to learn if you've won.

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