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TextExpander saves your fingers and your keyboard!

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TextExpander 4 Typinator 4 TypeIt4Me 4

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US$34.95 €19.99 US$27.00
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Open file format for exporting Checkmark   Checkmark
Snippets with formatted text & pictures Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Case entered affects snippet Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Auto date expansion Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Limit usage to application list Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Hotkey to create new snippet Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Hotkeys for snippet creation from selection or clipboard Checkmark   Checkmark
Hotkey to edit last expanded snippet Checkmark    
Hotkey for suggestions of matching abbreviations Checkmark    
Hotkey to enable/disable Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Search snippets from menu bar Checkmark Checkmark  
Snippet nesting (use snippet abbreviations in other snippets) Checkmark   Checkmark
Reposition cursor on expansion Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Fill-in-the-blank snippets (use custom fields for variable input) Checkmark   Checkmark
Organize snippets into groups Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Add snippet groups from external files Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Add snippet groups via URL (incl. password-protected URLs) Checkmark    
Sync snippets via Dropbox Checkmark Checkmark  
Update snippet groups from external files and URLs at regular intervals Checkmark    
AppleScriptable Checkmark    
Import comma- and tab-delimited text, RTF, and RTFD files Checkmark Checkmark comma- and tab-delimited files only
Import Spellcatcher shorthand files Checkmark   Checkmark
English autocorrect dictionaries included Checkmark Checkmark  
French, German autocorrect dictionaries included Checkmark Checkmark  
HTML snippet library included Checkmark Checkmark  
Use OS X spellchecker for autocorrect     Checkmark
Snippet libraries for CSS, symbols, accented words, URL shortening included Checkmark    
Date and time math Checkmark    
Use Tab and Return in snippets Checkmark   Checkmark
FileMaker 9 functions set Available from
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Sort snippets by abbreviation and content Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Sort snippets by date created, date modified and date most recently used Checkmark   Checkmark
Application specific snippets Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
User-specified abbreviation trigger options (delimiters) Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
AppleScript snippets Checkmark   Checkmark
Shell script snippets Checkmark    
Automatic updates Checkmark Checkmark  
Localization versions English, French, German, Japanese, Italian English, French, German English, French, German, Italian
 
 
 

System Requirements:

TextExpander 4.x requires OS X 10.7 (Lion) or later. For OS X 10.6, please download TextExpander 3.4.2. For OS X 10.4 and 10.5, please download TextExpander 2.8.1.