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Type an em-dash on an iPhone

Typography and punctuation geeks rejoice! It's easy to type an em-dash on the iPhone's or iPod touch's virtual keyboard. To do so, tap the .?123 key to switch to the numeric keypad. Then touch and hold on the Hyphen key to reveal a pop-up strip showing an em-dash. Slide to the em-dash and release your finger.

Note that this basic trick works with many other keys on the virtual keyboard.

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DealBITS Drawing: Disc Cover Winners -- Congratulations to Damian Burke of gmail.com, Ronald Jore of jore.com.au, and Jonathan Baumgarten of frostbaumgarten.com, whose entries were chosen randomly in last week's DealBITS drawing and who each received a copy of BeLight Software's Disc Cover. Even if you didn't win, you can still save 15 percent on Disc Cover through 12-Apr-06, bringing the price of the download edition (which has only about 900 clip art images from the full set of 23,000) to $29.95 and the CD edition to $33.95 plus shipping and handling (about $43). Order using the third and fourth links below to receive your discount. Thanks to the 653 people who entered, and keep an eye out for future DealBITS drawings! [ACE]

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