Thoughtful, detailed coverage of the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, plus the best-selling Take Control ebooks.

 

 

Pick an apple! 
 
Avoid Naming Pear Note Files

If you create a lot of documents, coming up with a name for them can sometimes be a hassle. This is especially true now that search is becoming a more prevalent way to find documents. Pear Note provides a way to have the application automatically generate a filename so you can avoid this hassle. To use this:

  1. Open Saving under Pear Note's preferences.
  2. Select a default save location.
  3. Select a default save name template (Pear Note's help documents all the fields that can be automatically filled in).
  4. Check the box stating that Command-S saves without prompting.
  5. If you decide you want to name a particular note later, just use Save As... instead.

Visit Useful Fruit Software

 

 

Related Articles

 

 

DealBITS Drawing: Insider Software Winner

Send Article to a Friend

DealBITS Drawing: Insider Software Winner -- Congratulations to David Graham of grahams.net, whose entry was chosen randomly in our fourth DealBITS drawing and who will be receiving a boxed copy of FontAgent Pro from Insider Software. Don't despair if we didn't pick your entry, since Insider Software is offering a 20 percent discount on FontAgent Pro for all TidBITS readers, bringing the price down to $80. The discount is good through 12-Jan-04 via the second link below. Thanks to the 525 people who entered, and keep an eye out for future DealBITS drawings. [ACE]

<http://www.insidersoftware.com/>
<http://www.insidersoftware.com/ dealbits1215.html>
<http://www.tidbits.com/dealbits/insider- software.html>
<http://db.tidbits.com/article/07477>

 

New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as "Tx" for "TextExpander". With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>