Dangit! I want my $2.99 back for buying DialByNumber. Ah, live and learn.
Don't mean to threadjack, but since you mentioned that ALT plus the letter works, does it also work the same when you call a number, get the automated directory and they ask for you to put in the first 3 letters of the last name of the person you are looking for?
8530 (love the trackpad!)