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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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DealBITS Drawing: Interarchy Winners -- Congratulations to Al Guild of mac.com, Daniel Bensky of eastlandpress.com, Mark Ryder of chartermi.net, Rich Mulligan of pacbell.net, and Tom Wideman of wideman.org, whose entries were chosen randomly in last week's DealBITS drawing and who will be receiving a copy of Interarchy 7.0. Don't despair if we didn't pick your entry, since Stairways Software is offering a special price on Interarchy for all TidBITS readers, bringing the cost from $39 down to $34. The discount is good through 15-Mar-04 via the second link below. Thanks to the 878 people who entered, and keep an eye out for future DealBITS drawings. [ACE]

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