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Access OpenType Font Features

OpenType fonts (.otf) often have special features, such as swashes and alternate characters, that are accessible in any app that uses the OS X font panel, including Pages and TextEdit. To access them, type and select your text, press Command-T to open the font panel, and then choose Typography from the Actions pop-up menu. That shows the Typography panel, where you can toggle available options for the font and characters you've selected.

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iLife Delayed Until 31-Jan-03

iLife Delayed Until 31-Jan-03 -- Sometimes, the baby just isn't ready. At Macworld Expo, Apple announced a 25-Jan-03 delivery date for its $50 digital hub suite iLife, which comprises iTunes 3, iPhoto 2, iMovie 3, and iDVD 3Show full article

PowerMail 4.1.1 Integrates Apple Technologies

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Macworld Expo San Francisco 2003 Superlatives, Part 2

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Going on Safari

As I noted in "Apple Reduces Its Microsoft Dependency" in TidBITS-662, Apple's Macworld Expo beta release of the Safari Web browser is indication that Apple is hunting big game, namely MicrosoftShow full article

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