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  InTouch With...®

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Welcome to InTouch With... version 3.1.3

InTouch With is a free-form address book. It can dial your phone (with an internal Apple modem), print labels and envelopes, and much more. It also can be used to store other bits of data such as contact information. Because InTouch With is a free-form, relational database, it can be used for the collection of almost any text information -- notes on projects, Internet passwords, a collection of favorite poetry, and more.

This version of InTouch With has significant improvements. If you have used a prior version, scroll down to see what's new.

InTouch With can run as a demo or as a licensed product. You are free to try it out for 30 days. After that, you can license a copy. An activation key converts the demo into the full version. Both modes are fully functional.

Installation couldn't be easier.

1. If you downloaded the program from our Web site, you should get a disk image file named InTouchWith.dmg. Now double-click InTouchWith.dmg and it will mount the volume InTouch With, just as if you had inserted a CD.

2. If you have the physical CD, insert the CD into your computer.

3. Double-click the CD or drive image named InTouch With to open it.

4. Drag the InTouch With application into your Applications folder.

5. Open your Documents folder and create a folder named "InTouch With Files" (or "ITW Files") if you have not already created one. Then drag the Sample Files folder into your folder named InTouch With Files. This will replace any earlier Sample Files you may have received, so do not store your own files in the Sample Files folder.

6. You don't need to drag a copy of this InTouch With... ReadMe file anywhere. A copy is already included in the InTouch With application under the "About InTouch With" menu.

If you want easy access to InTouch With after you have dragged it into the Applications folder, drag its icon from the Applications folder onto the OS X dock. Do NOT drag it from the disk image.

Changes from version 2.5.3
InTouch With... should feel very familiar to anyone who has used InTouch 2.5.x, but with some exciting new features. The biggest changes are:
* Multiple Files can be open at once. You can open more than one file, can copy and paste records from one file to another, and can even drag records from one file to another.
* Files open by double-clicking.
* Improved Text. Pick your fonts, mix and match them as desired. URLs in your text are automatically highlighted. Clicking on a URL will open your web browser to the desired page.
* Plays well with others. Options for exporting include a tab-delimited file that can be imported into Palm desktop or even vCards for the iPod contacts feature.
* Tags are now recognizable symbols, and are used for home, work, cell and fax telephone numbers, e-mail and organization name.
* Reminders are no longer part of InTouch With.
* The Snap control panel functions have been replaced by OS X Services.

Transferring data from earlier versions - 2.5.3 and prior
(Note: If you are running Leopard or Snow Leopard, see the Support section of our Web site for revised instructions.)

To bring your data over from InTouch 2.5.x, do the following:

1. While running InTouch 2.5.x, do a "Save As" of your file. Put it somewhere you can find it.
2. Open "InTouch With." A new file will be created with just the Prairie Group contact information. From the File menu, choose Import. Select the InTouch 2.5.x file which you just saved with a "Save As" command.
3. Your old data will be automatically read in, along with your groups. All your old tags have been turned into Work Phone tags. You may want to go through and mark organizations, e-mail addresses, and reset the tags on your non-work phone numbers. Tags are not required for any new functions except exporting to other devices.
4. Save the file in your InTouch With Files folder in your Documents folder. If this is going to be your main file, click "OK" when asked if you want the new file to be your default or auto-open file.

The group checkboxes (for marking what groups a record is in) are now in a drawer. Select Open (Close) Groups Drawer from the View menu or click on the Groups button in the toolbar to open and close the drawer.
Default Group selection is now part of the Group Editor, opened from the Edit Menu.
Groups can be rearranged by dragging them within the Group Editor window, or using the button with the two small arrows.
Groups are controlled solely by the Edit Groups function under the Edit Menu.

Palm Support
To export to Palm, export twice--once as Phone List and once as Palm Memos. Import Phone List as a tab-delimited address book, match up fields of last name, first name, company, home phone, work phone, and e-mail. Import Palm Memos as memo pad, match up fields of title, body, category.

NOTE: If the entries have addresses in standard US format (one or two lines of address, then CITY, STATE ZIP), the address will be parsed for the phone list as well.

iPod support
Export your file as vCards, then copy the created file into the "Contacts" folder of your iPod's hard disk. This requires the iPod to be running version 1.1 or later.

Envelopes, labels, and address books are ready for you to use. You will need to redesign any custom layouts that you had in 2.5.x.

You can currently dial an internal modem or dial with the speaker by double-clicking on a home, work or cell phone tag, or use menu choices or the toolbar phone button to dial the tag.

Use the preferences window to set your dialing configuration. You can declare what digits should be dialed before a local call (usually nothing, but in an office you may use "9,") and what should be dialed before a long distance call (usually just "1"). InTouch uses the following steps to decide if the number is local or long distance:
If the number begins with "0" or "1", it adds only the local string to dial.
If the number is less than ten digits, it uses the local string to dial.
If the number begins with your local area code, it uses the local string to dial. Unless you've told it to dial the local area code, it also strips the local area code.
Otherwise, it uses the long distance area code.

If you have a long distance phone number within your local area code, manually putting a 1 before the number will dial it correctly.

In the application menu, there is a submenu called "Services," allowing applications to interact with each other. InTouch With both fully supports the services provided by other programs, and can provide services to other applications that properly handle the Services menu. Services are supported by Apple's browser Safari, Apple's Mail program, and Apple's new word processor Pages, among others. They are not supported by Microsoft products or AppleWorks.

If you have placed InTouch With in the Applications folder, the next time you restart, there will be new options in the Services menus for InTouch With. You can highlight text and choose "Add Record." A new record will be created from the text that was highlighted. Highlighting text and choosing Find Record searches for the text from the start of your file.

If you select a name in another application, and then select Type Address from the Services menu item, InTouch will insert the matching name and address from its default file.

Toolbar Search
To quickly find an entry, you can just click in the search area of the toolbar and type what you're a looking for. A new group named Search Results will display all records that match what you are searching for. (This is not a retained group.)

The Find function is still available from the Edit Menu or by clicking on the Find button in the toolbar, the Toolbar Search is an additional way to search.

Changes to InTouch With 3.1

Importing changes:
When importing File with Fields, fields shrink on screen to make all fit, tooltips show full field length.
Added ability to drag and drop from Apple's address book, Apple Mail, Entourage Address book, and Palm Desktop to quickly add records.
Added vCard import.
When importing from IT 2.x file, option added to replace contents of ITW file with contents of IT 2.x file instead of adding the records in the IT 2.x file to the ITW file.

Exporting changes:
Added ability to drag and drop records to Apple's address book, Apple Mail, Entourage, Palm Desktop, and QuickMail.
When exporting Notes or printing using a specified font, all tags are converted to {Home Phone} and similar.
Fixed bug that would rarely cause exporting phone list to fail.

Editing changes:
New simplified Font Selection window, pick fonts and info from popups, includes color.
Fixed problem with inserting tags before text under OS X 10.3.
Solved problem with tabbing under OS X 10.3.

Printing changes:
Changed font selection in customization to allow color, justification, and line spacing.
Added Bar Code and FIM icons to labels and envelopes.
Added Post Office formatting for addresses (all caps, no punctuation, is easier for post offices automated scanners to read).
Added option to select font when printing notes, instead of using the font from the record.
Fixed bug in calculating space when printing address books.
Paper size for label can now be as small as 1" x 1" (for LabelWriter support).
Improved zip code search: can recognize XXX-XXXX and "XXX XXXX" as legitimate zip codes. Only checks the last two non-blank non-hidden lines of the address field.
Added four new built-in layouts: Standard#10 envelope with barcodes, Standard#10 envelope with barcodes and FIM, DYMO LabelWriter Address 30252, DYMO LabelWriter Shipping 30256. (The Dymo layouts may have problems. See our Web site's support section for current news.)
If there are no phone tags in a notes field, address books that include phone numbers will search for phone numbers. Only the phone numbers found are printed, no comments after the phone numbers are printed.
The configuration text dialog has been changed to allow line spacing below 0 and allows manual entry of font sizes below 9.
When printing address books, if an entry can't fit completely within the remainder of the current column, jumps to start of next column.
The titles for the layouts of Avery forms 5386 and 5388 now properly show their layout as (3r, 1c).

Other changes:
When a file that cannot be saved is open (because it is locked, or on a CD), you are warned and editing is disabled.
Solved sorting problem when one word was a shortened version of another word.
When adding records to a group by Group Find, records that were in the group before the Group Find are no longer duplicated.
Improved AppleScript functionality, ability to get vCard information by AppleScript.
Added option to change registration information, changing name or serial number.
Added Whole Word search option in search panel.
Text now saved in Fax Cover Sheet window.
Fixed bug that would skip parts of long Fax Cover Sheet comments.
Various textual changes to make things clearer.
The warning message when setting the current record or all records to the default font also shows the point size.
When parsing urls, if there is not a space after a URL, a space is automatically added so you can add text after a URL without the formatting continuing.

Changes to InTouch With 3.1.1
Fixed an error in 3.1 where labels were printed from the bottom up.
Fixed conflict with TypeIt4Me.

Changes to InTouch With 3.1.2
Changed Dial selection hotkey to command-option-control-D
Changed some confusing messages when using Find.
The Hide line character (§) now only hides the line at the start of a line. It can be used as a character in the middle of a line.
Organization names have words from the exclusions list ignored while sorting.
Warnings have been added when opening or saving files in the Sample Files folder. Files should not be kept in the Sample Files folder, they can be lost if you update the Sample Files folder when new versions of InTouch With are released.
Added support for Skype's "callto://" URLs. By including the Skype user ID of someone in a callto URL (such as callto://echo123), you can click on that URL to call that person. It also can be used to call regular phone lines with a URL such as "callto://+15152253720" Normal Skype pricing and quality will apply.

Changes to InTouch With 3.1.3
This version is a universal application; i.e., optimized for both Intel and Power PC computers.
The Sample Files - Area Codes has been updated.
Fixed an activation key problem that prevented prior version from working with Leopard and Snow Leopard.
Fixed the problem with changing the order of Groups by dragging.
Fixed the problem with changing the order of records in the List.
Fixed the problem with Find after a very long Notes field.
Reduced the frequency of the "Don't do that" bug. (See the Support section of our Web site.)

Contact Information
Prairie Group, Inc.            Sales:    1-800-346-5392
P.O. Box 65820              Phone:   1-515-225-3720
West Des Moines, IA 50265