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Default Classic phone number letters

Anyone know a workaround when required to spell someone's name in a phone directory. Sometimes when I call a company I have to spell the name of the person I want to get their extension. Of course the letters assigned to the numbers on my 7100r do not correspond to the traditional number/letter relationship. Anyone find a way to deal with this yet?
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Hold down the alt key while typing in the letters.
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But is there any way of identifying that for instance that on a traditional phone a "K" is the number 5 (because on the 7100 "K" =6). See what I mean?
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Exactly what I said; dialing the "letters with alt" generates the tones that corresponds to a traditional 3x4 phone pad.
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That doesn't seem to work.
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To dial 555-JUMP on a regular phone (spaces inserted for readability only):

5 5 5 5 8 6 7

To dial 555-JUMP on a 7100 (spaces and dashes inserted for readability only):

5 5 5 Alt-JK Alt-UI Alt-M Alt-OP-OP

You need to hit the OP key twice to get "P" which is the second letter on the key, otherwise you will have dialed an "O".
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wow! i've been getting caught up with this lately. NICE TIP!
so when is the BlackBerry Hacks book coming out from o'reilly heh.

I think we need one. Or at least a site like Macosxhints.com. The blackberry seems to be like Macs, no documentation, but lots of great hidden gems.
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Does anyone know of a similar technique on a non-7100 Blackberry (eg. a 7280 with the regular RIM keypad)? This can be a problem when you dial an IVR and have to spell someone's last name to get their extension.
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Foobar! Nice Tip! I'll sign up for a copy of that tip book as well.
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