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Access OpenType Font Features

OpenType fonts (.otf) often have special features, such as swashes and alternate characters, that are accessible in any app that uses the OS X font panel, including Pages and TextEdit. To access them, type and select your text, press Command-T to open the font panel, and then choose Typography from the Actions pop-up menu. That shows the Typography panel, where you can toggle available options for the font and characters you've selected.

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Liberate Your iPhone With a Free Repair Kit from iFixit

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To celebrate Independence Day in the United States, the folks at iFixit are offering free “iPhone Liberation Kits” from 1 July until 5 July. The kits, which are being offered for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5, include all the tools needed to replace Apple’s proprietary pentalobe screws with standard Phillips screws. iFixit offered free shipping to the first 1,776 people who ordered them, but they quickly sold those, so now you’ll have to pay $5 shipping per order.favicon follow link

 

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Laine Lee  2013-07-01 06:54
I can't figure out how to get free shipping. A shipping charge was added when I used the wizard to enter shipping information. Has anyone used the process without incurring shipping charges?
Michelle Steiner  2013-07-01 06:55
The shipping is not free; it costs at least five dollars.
Laine Lee  2013-07-01 07:01
OK, thanks. I don't want to complain, because this is still an amazing deal. The article did mention free shipping, though, so I just wanted to check. Thanks again.
Josh Centers  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2013-07-01 07:09
They sold out of the 1,776 kits fast. They're now offering the kits for free for the rest of the week, but with shipping charges: http://www.ifixit.com/LiberationWeekSoldOut
Steve Nicholson  2013-07-02 09:28
Excellent tip! Kits for my and my wife's iPhones 4S are ordered.