Re: [NTLK] Dialing from Newt

From: Laurent Daudelin (
Date: Sat Jun 14 2003 - 17:07:32 PDT

on 14/06/03 17:06, Dylan Stewart at wrote:

> I don't want to have to use another worksite for long distance calls. I
> call long distance and local with roughly equal frequency, and having to
> switch worksites every other call would get really annoying really quickly.
> What I need is a local-only dialing prefix. The Newton obviously knows the
> difference between local and long distance calls because it adds a 1 and the
> area code to my long distance numbers. Does anyone know how it detects the
> difference and is it possible to modify that method?

Unfortunately, the Newton OS was not designed to handle that kind of
situations, so, unless you handle it manually, there isn't much you can


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