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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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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/09-Aug-04

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RealNetworks vs iTunes -- RealNetworks is pushing a way to circumvent Apple's FairPlay DRM system to play other protected music files on the iPod. Readers theorize on why RealNetworks is taking this approach. (5 messages)

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Legal issues of serving music over iTunes network -- Is it illegal for a company to host a networked music server for its employees? (2 messages)

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