New PDFpen 3 For iOS 11

Maia Olson Blog, PDFpen, Software Releases

We are thrilled to announce… PDFpen 3 Your PDF editor for iPad and iPhone PDFpen 3 is made for iOS 11, utilizing Apple’s native Files interface making document management easier than ever. Version 3 also supports drag and drop, making it easy to get text and images into and out of your PDFs. Free Upgrade Current PDFpen for iPad & …

Smile @ Slack Frontiers conference

Maia Olson Blog, Public Appearances, Smileworthy

We’re big fans of Slack for team communication here at Smile. You can read some of our tips over on our TextExpander blog. So, we were excited to be part of Slack’s first conference, Slack Frontiers, where we could soak up the productivity tips, and meet other efficient teams. Slack did not disappoint. Shout out to the Slack team for …

How to Make a Calculator Snippet with Javascript in TextExpander

Maia Olson Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

Thanks to the magic of JavaScript snippets, you can make a snippet which acts as a calculator. TextExpander’s ability to execute JavaScript at the time of snippet expansion is one of the features which makes it so powerful. Here is how you can use some of that power in your own snippets. Create a new snippet from the button in …

Automate Expansion of Strings in TextExpander

Greg Scown Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

Photo by Philip Estrada on Unsplash   TextExpander for macOS 6.2.2 adds a new scripting command: “expand string” to allow automating the expansion of text strings. Here’s an example of how you might use it in AppleScript: tell application “TextExpander” to expand string “ddate :flag-us:” The result: “August 21, 2017 🇺🇸” Note: The example assumes you have the Emoji Cheat …

TextExpander Tip of the Week: Typos, AutoCorrections and Double Capitals

Maia Olson Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

In the course of typing, your fingers may fumble. Whether conscious or accidental, there are a variety of ways your fingers can and will jumble your words. TextExpander has several solutions for correcting your little typing errors. Accidental Double Capitals Capital letters begin sentences and proper nouns, as well as occur in the middle of some of your favorite brands …