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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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Quickly accessing symbols and text substitution, in addition to spell checking for entered text can be very useful when composing documents. Here are some tips for quickly accessing these features in OS X Lion.
This week, Donald and Eric discuss two street-legal TRON-inspired lightcycles at opposite ends of the price spectrum. Plus, we creep out on a way to perform real-time video face substitution, and the implications it will have on the future of video chat and our children. In Geek News, Eric nominates an actor for Zombie of the Year and sounds off on Gears of War 3.
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.