Text substitution can be used as a quick method for entering commonly used phrases or symbols into a document. Here is how to do this in Apple's Pages word processor for OS X.
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When composing documents in various applications, there are a few built-in correction and substitution functions in OS X that are useful, including spelling as you type, character substitution, and word suggestion options.
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