Smileworthy: Keyboard Maestro

Maia Olson Blog, Smileworthy

Keyboard Maestro, currently developed by Australian team Stairways Software, is a great tool for Mac automation. If you want to skip some steps when performing repeated tasks on your Mac, check out Keyboard Maestro. Here’s what some of our team has to say about it. I spend most of my day on my Mac, both for work and fun, and …

Measuring the Power of Teamwork with TextExpander.com’s New Organization Stats

Greg Scown Blog, Smileworthy, TextExpander

TextExpander is our favorite tool for sharing “snippets” of information which can be easily added to any message sent out by our team, and the same is true for many other companies. When you have a whole team running on the same TextExpander snippet groups, it has many benefits: everyone has the best wording; any changes to information update for …

Giving better presentations with TextExpander

Maia Olson Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

The scene: you’re nervous, standing at the front of the room, dozens, maybe hundreds of eyes on you. Some may even be deciding your fate at the company. You’re giving a demo and it’s going smoothly so far. You get to the typing portion and Bam! your nervous fingers can’t type a single thing correctly. We are big fans of …

Getting more out of your PDFs with PDFpen automation

Maia Olson Blog, PDFpen, PDFpen Tips

When wrangling your PDFs, some tasks are better when automated. You can easily put a big red DRAFT stamp on each page, if a document is 3 pages long, but you don’t want to do that by hand on a 100 page document. Here’s where the automation comes in. PDFpen supports AppleScripts, a selection of which are available to you …

Previous Week Number Using TextExpander

Greg Scown Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

A user wrote in asking if TextExpander’s date math could be used to determine the previous week number. He clarified that he wanted to get the week number of last week, not necessarily 7 days ago. It’s easy to subtract seven days using date math, but this isn’t a common request, so it’s not part of our standard date math. …