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Sorry, my mistake for assuming that Symantec didn’t change this option in WinFax PRO 10.0.

You can still do the same by using Area Code rules in WinFax PRO 10

Area Code Rules allow you to specify how WinFax will dial within a particular area code.

WinFax assumes that all calls within your area code are local calls. However, in some metropolitain regions, telephone companies have created split, multiple, or overlaid area codes to accommodate the requirements of large populations. If you live in a location that has split, multiple, or overlaid area codes, the following conditions apply:

some calls within your area code are long distance

some calls to another area code are local

As a result, the dialing instructions specified in your location settings may be inappropriate for some recipients. In this case, you need to override your default dialing instructions.

One of the best ways you can do this is to set up an Area Code Rule.

1 Start Program Setup.

2 In the list, double click Dialing and Location. The Dialing Properties dialog appears.

3 Click the Location tab.

4 In the Location drop-down list, select the location for which you want to create an Area Code Rule, or click New to create a new location.

5 Click the Area Code Rule button. The Area Code Rule dialog appears.

6 Click Add. The Add Area Code dialog appears.

7 In the Area Code field, type an area code for which you want to specify how WinFax dials from this location. Then click OK. The Calling Area Code [XXX] From [YYY]dialog appears, where [XXX] is the area code specified in the rule, and [YYY] is the area code of the dialing location.

8 On the Calling Area Code [XXX] From [YYY]dialog, click to choose one of the following options:

All Calls Are Local
Select this option if all calls to this area code from this dialing location are local calls. Proceed to step 13.

Some Calls Are Local, But Others Are Long Distance
Select this option if some calls to this area code from this dialing location are local calls, and some calls to this area code from this dialing location are long distance calls.

9 Click Add. The Add Exchange dialog appears.

10 In the Exchange field, type a telephone exchange in this area code for which you want to specify how WinFax dials from this location. Click OK.

11 Check to indicate whether calls to this exchange and area code from this location are local or long distance calls.

12 Repeat steps 9 to 11 for all relevant exchanges.

13 OPTIONAL Enable Always Dial The [XXX} Area Code, if you want WinFax to always dial the area code from this location, even when it is the same area code.

14 Click OK. The Area Code Rule dialog reappears.

15 Repeat steps 6 to 14 for all relevant area codes.

16 OPTIONAL Enable the Ask Me Whether Calls To Exchanges… checkbox if you want WinFax to ask how a new exchange is to be dialed whenever a new exchange within one of the specified area codes is detected as a fax recipient. This prompt can help you to create new area code/exchange rules as necessary.

17 Click OK. Then, on the Dialing Properties dialog, click Apply, and then click OK.

Note: The Area Code Rule feature is available only in North America, in countries having a Country Code of “1â€