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Avoid Simple Typos

If, like me, you find yourself typing 2911 in place of 2011 entirely too often, you can have Mac OS X (either Lion or Snow Leopard) fix such typos for you automatically. Just open the Language & Text pane of System Preferences, click the Text button at the top, and then add a text substitution by clicking the + button underneath the list. It won't work everywhere (for that you'll want a utility like Smile's TextExpander), but it should work in applications like Pages and TextEdit, and in Save dialog boxes.

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Coda 1.6.11

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Panic has released a maintenance update to the Web site development tool Coda. Version 1.6.11 enhances compatibility with Safari 5 by fixing the Web Inspector and removing cross site scripting warnings when working with remote JavaScript. The update also adds support for importing favorites from Panic's FTP/SFTP client Transmit 4, enables highlighting of CSS 3 properties, and corrects the behavior of the Find Wildcard command when capture groups is off. Release notes are available. ($99 new, free update, 20 MB)


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