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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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Connection Machine WAIS Server Down

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Connection Machine WAIS Server Down -- Unfortunately, due to financial troubles, Thinking Machines has taken down the vastly useful Connection Machine WAIS server, effective 27-Dec-94. The data is all pretty much safe, so it's likely to appear again at some other site in the future. In the meantime, the sources for TidBITS, <comp.sys.mac.programmer>, Info-Mac Digest, the CIA World Factbook, and others are not available. I'm talking with various people about ways of making the Connection Machine sources available once again, but until then, all I can say is to be patient. The list of sources lost includes: [ACE]

 CM-fortran-manual.src
 CM-paris-manual.src
 CM-star-lisp-docs.src
 CM-tech-summary.src
 CMFS-documentation.src
 Connection-Machine.src
 RSInetwork.src
 bible.src
 comp.sys.mac.programmer.src
 fatfree-cookbook.src
 info-mac.src
 info-nets.src
 macintosh-news.src
 macintosh-tidbits.src
 risks-digest.src
 scsi-2.src
 silent-tristero.src
 sun-spots.src
 usenet-cookbook.src
 world-factbook.src

 

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