Now Up-to-Date & Contact 4.2.5 Released -- Now Software has released Now Up-to-Date & Contact 4.2.5, adding Jaguar compatibility and iPod synchronization to its powerful calendaring and contact management program. Also new is text smoothing under Mac OS X 10.1.5 and higher. Notable fixes include dialing via modem, proper display of menu bar icons for the Quick Contact and Quick Day components, and contacts opened via Quick Contact appearing in detail view. Now Up-to-Date & Contact 4.2.5 is a free update for existing users, and is a 15 MB download. [JLC]
Access OpenType Font Features
OpenType fonts (.otf) often have special features, such as swashes and alternate characters, that are accessible in any app that uses the OS X font panel, including Pages and TextEdit. To access them, type and select your text, press Command-T to open the font panel, and then choose Typography from the Actions pop-up menu. That shows the Typography panel, where you can toggle available options for the font and characters you've selected.