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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.

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Mac Browser Security Hole -- Readers discuss the reality of the recently reported Mac OS X security hole and what should be done about it. (4 messages)

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Problems with Disc Labeling -- After we wrote about the release of disclabel 2.0, a reader points out the problems that applying disc labels to CDs and DVDs can cause. (4 messages)

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