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Author Topic: interesting OSX feature I've never seen before...  (Read 1121 times)
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« on: October 16, 2009, 11:09:18 AM »

OSX has long had this data recognition thang, where if you're looking at an email or something and there's an email address, or a URL, or even a physical address or phone number it'll offer you a drop down (if you move over the data element) and offer you services for that thing. Like, put the address/hone number into your contact book, email/copy the address of a person, launch Safari from the URL. (On the iPhone it will dial the phone number for you for example)

Today I received an email from a friend where he told me that something would occur "lunedi evening" - Italian for Monday, but at that moment I could not remember if it was Spanish, French or what... so I ran my mouse over it (to copy and paste into when a drop down appeared... it said, "Show date in iCal" ... I did it, and it correctly highlighted this coming Monday!

Not much to write home about, but a nice Easter Egg anyway.

Have a great Friday,

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« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2009, 03:28:20 PM »

wow thats nearly enough to persuade me to fork out large amounts of cash for a mac...

hhmm maybe not

'buntu all the way Smiley
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