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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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Apple Store Security Breached in Seattle: Mission Impossible Edition

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The Apple Store in Seattle's University Village mall suffered a security breach - through the roof! Thieves broke in and stole laptops that were left for repair, which will be a bummer for those who didn't heed Apple's advice to back up computers before service. One expects Apple's insurance will cover replacements for the poor Mac owners whose laptops were purloined.

The burglars set off motion detectors at 4:44 AM, but because they didn't go through the door, whoever responded - the article doesn't say - didn't see anything amiss and reset the alarm. Police didn't arrive until 8:00 AM. As in all Apple Stores, the repair area and stockroom is hidden from view by a wall.

 

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