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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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FirstClass Client for Windows

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FirstClass Client for Windows -- SoftArc announced the Windows client for its graphical BBS FirstClass this week, promising features nearly identical to those in the Macintosh client, including asynchronous multiple file transfers, electronic mail, and conferencing. FirstClass boards will requires a $295 plug-in option for Windows clients, and the Windows client requires a 386 PC with at least 4 MB of RAM under Windows 3.1.

SoftArc -- 416/299-4723 -- 416/754-1856 (fax) -- 416/609-2250 (BBS) -- dallas@softarc.com

 

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