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Sametime Quick Tip: Autoreplace Text

Adam Gartenberg published this tip on his blog while I was on vacation... and its really useful.

If there are phrases or acronyms you use a lot when sending IMs, here's a tip you may find useful.  I know IM is often a more informal communication vehicle and acronyms, while not as common as in SMS text messaging, are often expected and accepted.  Still, there may be times where you want to spell things out, or, like in my case, where you find yourself using acronyms with special characters on a fairly regular basis.
Basically, you can use the same function that automatically convert this:  :)  to this: Autoreplace2.jpg  to autoreplace text, too.  As an example, here's what I did to have Sametime automatically change uc2 to UC²
You can read the rest of the tip here.