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Better Text Formatting in iPhoto

If you're creating a card or book in iPhoto, and you're not happy with the formatting options for the text (such as line spacing or justification), copy the text out to TextEdit, make the changes you want there, and paste it back into iPhoto, which will retain your changes.

 
 

Arrange 2.0

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Arrange 2.0, the personal information manager from Common Knowledge, is now shipping, although it unfortunately still has (in my opinion) serious limits on the amount of text per note. But perhaps I'm a special case. You can find demos and the Plug-in Developers Kit on the Internet at the URL below. [ACE]

Common Knowledge -- 415/325-9900 -- 415/325-9600 (fax) --<arrange.tech@applelink.apple.com>

ftp://ftp.netcom.com/pub/arrange/

 

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>