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Enabling Auto Spelling Correction in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, the automatic spelling correction in applications is not usually activated by default. To turn it on, make sure the cursor's insertion point is somewhere where text can be entered, and either choose Edit > Spelling and Grammar > Correct Spelling Automatically or, if the Edit menu's submenu doesn't have what you need, Control-click where you're typing and choose Spelling and Grammar > Correct Spelling Automatically from the contextual menu that appears. The latter approach is particularly likely to be necessary in Safari and other WebKit-based applications, like Mailplane.

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1Password 3.3

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Agile Web Solutions has released a substantial update to the popular password management utility 1Password. Version 3.3 improves integration with Dropbox, adds support for beta versions of Firefox 4, and adds support for Camino 2.0.3. 1PasswordAnywhere gains search and copy capabilities, and can now be set to lock after 1 minute of idle time. The update also fixes an issue that prevented initial clicks on the Firefox 1Password toolbar buttons from registering, and another issue that would cause the 1Password menu to open and close when pressing modifier keys. Full release notes noting all 28 changes are available on the Agile Web Solutions Web site. ($39.95 new, free update, 15.1 MB)

 

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>