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Enabling Auto Spelling Correction in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, the automatic spelling correction in applications is not usually activated by default. To turn it on, make sure the cursor's insertion point is somewhere where text can be entered, and either choose Edit > Spelling and Grammar > Correct Spelling Automatically or, if the Edit menu's submenu doesn't have what you need, Control-click where you're typing and choose Spelling and Grammar > Correct Spelling Automatically from the contextual menu that appears. The latter approach is particularly likely to be necessary in Safari and other WebKit-based applications, like Mailplane.

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Tinderbox 2.1 Enhances HTML Export, Text Display -- Eastgate Systems has released a minor update to their personal content manager Tinderbox (see "Light Your Fire with Tinderbox" in TidBITS-651). New in Tinderbox 2.1 is a macro feature for automatic text replacement, improved flexibility of HTML export, better support for anti-aliased text, and more. Tinderbox 2.1 costs $145 with a year of free updates; a renewal of updates for another year costs $70. It's a 4.4 MB download. [ACE]

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