eMerge 1.6.1 Expands Direct Email Options -- Galleon Software has released an update to eMerge, adding new filtering and error-checking features to its software for sending bulk personalized email messages (see "Legitimate Bulk Email eMerges" in TidBITS-465). eMerge 1.6.1 now offers improved control over importing and exporting address lists, more options for managing lists (such as checking for correct email address syntax), and improves several drag & drop operations. The update is free to registered users, and is available as an 1.2 MB download. New users can purchase a full version of eMerge 1.6.1 online for $100. [JLC]
Type an em-dash on an iPhone
Typography and punctuation geeks rejoice! It's easy to type an em-dash on the iPhone's or iPod touch's virtual keyboard. To do so, tap the .?123 key to switch to the numeric keypad. Then touch and hold on the Hyphen key to reveal a pop-up strip showing an em-dash. Slide to the em-dash and release your finger.
Note that this basic trick works with many other keys on the virtual keyboard.
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