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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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"A" is for "Expire"

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"A" is for "Expire" -- Bill Fleischmann <> reports that yet another company whose name starts with "A" has announced a problem with a shipping commercial program expiring. ACI US announced that 4D Calc 1.2.1 stopped working on 01-Oct-94. ACI US has placed a fixed version with the name 4DCALC.121 in the 4D Modules library on CompuServe (GO ACIUS). No word on Internet distribution. [ACE]

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