Constant Dictionary Definitions
If you hold down Command-Control-D in a Cocoa-based application that supports AppleSpell, you'll see little dictionary pop-ups for each word that you mouse over. Neat, eh?
TidBITS begins this week with a smattering of MailBITS, including information about a potentially serious problem with early Pentium chips and news about Apple's upcoming Multimedia Tuner. We then continue with a look at DeskTape, a clever program that lets you mount DAT tapes on the desktop. Rounding out the issue, Dave Reiser shares his thoughts about what's new in WordPerfect 3.1.
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[I asked Dave to write this review as a follow-up to the review of WordPerfect 3.0 that he wrote earlier this year. Dave would like us all to note that his opinions do not necessarily represent those of his employerShow full article