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Old 12-14-2010, 06:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I sell laptops which I some times refer to as LT in an sms to customers.

Do you realise that if you type LT into a blackberry torch sms it displays the Local Time ( and date)

Anyone else come accross any other quirky shortcuts ?
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It is an older feature called "Autotext". On the 9800 it is called "Word Substitution". Go into Options / Typing and Input / Word Substitution. You can find any your don't like and then delete them.
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Awesome tips! Thanks to both of you.
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Better yet, leave that one as it is, create your own AutoText entry for "lp" to become "laptop" and you've got the best of both worlds.
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Actually "LT" is a shortcut for Long Time. i.e. 7:47:00 PM. Like "LD" is a shortcut for Long Date.

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