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On older OS X, you could see and disable this autocorrection, but now the interface is similar but you have to add this entry to manage it. Make three periods generate three periods. Also look for app settings like smart quotes and dashes. Those can really be bad when writing code. The official term for this is “Create text replacements” and you have to add ...


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It is a system-wide feature for text input, I guess it comes for free in Cocoa, maybe someone knows better. To disable it right click in a text box (or open the Edit menu) and go to Substitutions and disable Smart Dashes (the dashes features also transforms -- to an en dash —.) You can also enable the Substitutions window from there if you need to toggle ...


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