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Adding Links in Snow Leopard's Mail

Apple Mail in Snow Leopard now has a Command-key shortcut for adding a link to an email.

If you use plain-text email, this will not be helpful at all, but if you send styled email, it's a nice shortcut for adding URLs to your email messages. Simply select the word(s) you want to make into a link, press Command-K, and enter the URL to build into the link.

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Internet Explorer Updated

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Internet Explorer Updated -- Microsoft last week released Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0.1, which adds several welcome features. Most notable are the capability to monitor Web sites for changes, an AutoComplete feature that finishes typing URLs for you if you've visited that URL before; site password management that remembers cookies, usernames, and passwords; and a Download Manager that finally downloads files in a download window rather than the main browser window. Internet Explorer 3.0.1 also adds support for Netscape's JavaScript scripting language, gives you the choice of accepting or declining cookies, and offers an AutoSearch that lets you search directly from the Address bar by typing "go" or "?" and then the search keywords. Versions are available for both PowerPC and 68K Macs, and download sizes range from 3.3 MB to 12.3 MB. [ACE]

<http://www.microsoft.com/msdownload/ieplatform/ iemac.htm>

 

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>