TextExpander Gets Better: Percent signs, colons, and macros oh my!

Greg Scown Blog, TextExpander

Here’s a case where bringing visual macro editing to TextExpander allowed us to make TextExpander better than before. If you’re a TextExpander macro veteran, you know that the syntax for creating macros treats the percent sign (%) and the colon (:) as special characters. If you’re not a macro veteran, stick with me through the rest, as it’s interesting. Let’s …

TextExpander Gets Better: Dates in Fill-ins, Cumulative Date Math

Greg Scown Blog, TextExpander

TextExpander’s new visual snippet editor allows date and time macros within fill-ins, and date math is now cumulative. Let’s explore. Date and Time Macros in Fill-ins You can set up a popup fill-in with date macros in the options. Select the date macros from the menu just above the options to the right. Here’s an example: This expands to: Add …