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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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Eudora 3.0.2

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Eudora 3.0.2 -- Qualcomm has released final versions of both Eudora Light and Eudora Pro 3.0.2. According to Qualcomm, these versions fix problems with nickname file corruption, along with problems with attachments, URL handling, and Eudora's editor. You must own Eudora Pro in order to use the Eudora Pro updater (1.6 MB); Eudora Light remains a free product and a 2 MB download. [GD]

<ftp://ftp.eudora.com/eudora/mac/pro302/ eudp302updater.sea.hqx>
<ftp://ftp.eudora.com/eudora/mac/light302/ eudlight302.sea.hqx>

 

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