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A fun way to improve your typing speed and accuracy is to join an online typing competition at typrX. This typing competition keeps track of your typing speed, while allowing you to compete against other people, either around the world in public races or with friends in private races. To set up a private race with your friends, follow these simple steps.

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  • You can click the Delay Countdown button to add 10 seconds to the clock if you are waiting on your friend to join the race.

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ConceptDraw 1.8 Adds XML Support -- CS Odessa has released version 1.8 of its charting and diagramming products ConceptDraw and ConceptDraw Professional (see "Make the Connection with ConceptDraw" in TidBITS-553). The major new feature is round-trip import and export of ConceptDraw documents in XML, enabling you to render a graphical document in an easily transportable and modifiable text format. Other improvements include enhanced finding and replacing of text, an easy way to check for new versions of the application, page-specific links between ConceptDraw documents, new shortcuts for zooming documents, improved Copy/Paste support, better support for Mac OS X interface standards and file types, and more. The update is free to registered users; ConceptDraw 1.8 is a 2.6 MB download, whereas ConceptDraw Professional is a 3.0 MB download. [ACE]

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