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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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Xanadu Addresses

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It seems that the Xanadu special issue we put out last week was quite a hit. However, at the time we didn't have complete contact information. We have gotten some more names and addresses and even email addresses. So if you read our article and wanted to know more, write to Xanadu and ask for more information. They have several brochures on the Xanadu Server in particular. [insert our standard plug about mentioning TidBITS when you contact them :-) ]

For marketing or business information, contact:

Joel Voelz
Xanadu Director of Marketing
Autodesk, Inc.
2320 Marinship Way
Sausalito, CA 94965
415/332-2344 x 2852
415/856-4112
joel@xanadu.com
...!{uunet,sun,acad}!xanadu!joel

For general, technical, or developer information, contact:

Susan Schumaker
Xanadu Operating Company
550 California Avenue
Suite 101
Palo Alto, CA 94306
415/856-4112
sue@xanadu.com
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Information from:
Adam C. Engst -- TidBITS Editor

 

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