Currency Conversion with TextExpander

Adrian Boioglu asked on Twitter: We’ll need four things to make a currency conversion snippet: 1. Exchange Rate Data Service OpenExchangeRates.org offers several paid levels of service and a free service limited to 1,000 queries per month. Sign up for one of those, and make note of your API key. You’ll need that later. 2.… Read More »

Tips on Shared Snippet Groups

Do you share a snippet group with a few other folks, a team, or an office? If you don’t but would like to, you can set that up by hosting the group on your server, or even in a public Dropbox folder. You can find the exact steps here. Here are a few tips on… Read More »

A Few Snippets More

We love us some snippets. Here are a few handy little snippet ideas to make your life just a little easier. The following snippets work best when they can expand next to any character. Click on whichever group you place them in, and the Group Settings will appear to the right. Choose “Any Character precedes… Read More »

Using URL Schemes with PDFpen for iPad and PDFpen for iPhone

The desire for Automation in the iOS-sphere by hungry power users is strong. To feed your hunger, several months ago we added support for custom URL schemes to PDFpen for iPad and PDFpen for iPhone.  If you are not familiar, a URL scheme allows an action in an app on your iPhone from within another… Read More »

SmileWorthy: BBEdit

BBEdit, from Rhode Island-based Bare Bones, is a Smile favorite. Here’s why. Éric says: “I love BBEdit because it’s an editor that’s powerful enough to do serious work and quickly zip through multi-MB files, yet simple and friendly enough to serve as a TextEdit replacement when I just need to jot down a few quick… Read More »