TextExpander: Catching Up with Really Fast Typists

Philip Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

TextExpander 2.1 this week. It now supports one-character abbreviations. If you use a delimiter to trigger your expansions, you can turn any letter or character into an abbreviation for a snippet. We also improved the performance and reliability for really fast typists. I say “really” fast, because I am a fast typist, and I never had a problem with TextExpander …

SmileOnMyMac in Miami

Philip Blog, Live, MUGS, PDFpen

Gold Coast Mac Users Group, showing off PDFpen and DiscLabel primarily. Several members of the audience chimed in to share their happy SmileOnMyMac customer stories. What a fine and intelligent group! I also gave a demo at the Apple Store at The Falls in South Miami. The demo coincided with the enormous power black-out that we had in Florida last …

TextExpander: Abbreviation Strategies

Philip Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

I have all my abbreviations ending with “z” so that there is little chance of them getting confused with a word I don’t want substituted. It makes them easier to remember, and not many words (quiz is the only one that springs to mind) end in z. This is the first tip where someone has suggested using the last character …