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Avoid Naming Pear Note Files

If you create a lot of documents, coming up with a name for them can sometimes be a hassle. This is especially true now that search is becoming a more prevalent way to find documents. Pear Note provides a way to have the application automatically generate a filename so you can avoid this hassle. To use this:

  1. Open Saving under Pear Note's preferences.
  2. Select a default save location.
  3. Select a default save name template (Pear Note's help documents all the fields that can be automatically filled in).
  4. Check the box stating that Command-S saves without prompting.
  5. If you decide you want to name a particular note later, just use Save As... instead.

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VIM explanation

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VIM explanation -- Roger D. Parish writes:

I heard a good explanation for the "VIM" acronym at the SHARE IBM mainframe user's group conference in Anaheim last week:

Vendors Ignoring Microsoft :-)

Information from:
Roger D. Parish -- U9505RP@DOEMA.BITNET

 

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