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  1. Create a new snippet.
  2. From the Content menu (just above the snippet body), choose Content: Formatted Text, Picture.
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  4. Control-click the link text and choose Make Link from the pop-up menu.

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iPod 2.01 and Audible.com support -- Apple claims Audible.com support in the iPod 2.0.1 software update, confusing people who have been using it all along. The conversation then shifted to ways of converting text to speech for listening to on the iPod. (6 messages)

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NoteBook vs. NoteTaker -- Users of these programs, which share a common ancestor, continue to debate the merits of each. (8 messages)

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10.3 Panther upgrade -- Discussions of Apple's pricing strategy with Mac OS X, and talk about some of the specific features promised for Panther. (4 messages)

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Defragmenting and optimizing -- So is optimizing your hard disk really a waste of time? Some on TidBITS Talk say no, whereas others agree with David Shayer. (10 messages)

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The future of Casady & Greene products -- A quest to find the author of Glider Pro, along with a Mac OS X version of the program, now that Casady & Greene has shut down. (4 messages)

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