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Copy Before Submitting Web Forms

Filling in Web forms (like the one used to submit this tip) can be a bit of a gamble - you put in your pearls of wisdom, perhaps only to lose them all if the Web page flakes out or the browser crashes. Instead of losing all your text, "save" it by pressing Command-A to select all and then Command-C to copy the selected text to the clipboard. Do this periodically as you type and before you click Submit, and you may "save" yourself from a lot of frustration. It takes just a second to do, and the first time you need to rely on it to paste back in lost text, you'll feel smart.

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PWS now Web for One -- ResNova has renamed its personal Web server mentioned in TidBITS-337 from PWS to Web for One (apparently due to trademark issues), and made a new pre-release version available. Based on my early impressions, Web for One may be the easiest way to put up a few Web pages using a Mac Web server, although it currently requires a dedicated IP number. ResNova is investigating solutions to that problem for future versions. (Individuals who might want a personal Web server very well may not have a dedicated IP number - most Internet providers provide dynamic IP numbers for dialup connections.) [ACE]

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