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Better Text Formatting in iPhoto

If you're creating a card or book in iPhoto, and you're not happy with the formatting options for the text (such as line spacing or justification), copy the text out to TextEdit, make the changes you want there, and paste it back into iPhoto, which will retain your changes.

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 21-Sep-09

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New York Times Web Site Compromised -- Readers discuss the recent malware attempt that appeared at the New York Times site. (2 messages)


Wireless Keyboard and Mouse -- A reader asks for wireless keyboard suggestions to set up an old iMac for kids. (3 messages)


Word 2008 gives Disk Full error - Again -- A long-simmering bug in Microsoft Word keeps coming back, potentially leading to lost data. (17 messages)


Gray screen on boot -- Could faulty hard drives lead to a problem booting a Power Mac G5, or is the machine itself at fault? (8 messages)


Turning OFF system-wide spell checking (10.4.11) -- Reinstalling Mac OS X turned the built-in spelling checker on, but how does one turn it off in Tiger? Curiously, in Snow Leopard it appears you can't. (4 messages)


Dragon Naturally Speaking -- Readers compare notes about running this speech-recognition software under Parallels or Fusion on the Mac, with some suggesting a Mac solution: MacSpeech Dictate. (6 messages)

 

New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as "Tx" for "TextExpander". With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>