TextExpander Adds Per-Group Snippet Prefixes

Maia Olson Blog, Software Releases, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

With group prefixes, you can assign a unique abbreviation prefix for each snippet group. This is a fast and easy way to organize and distinguish one group of snippets from another, something we’ve talked about before on our blog. What are group prefixes? For example, for that group of snippets you’ve made to communicate with your tax lawyer you can …

TextExpander Adds Encryption at Rest

Maia Olson Blog, Software Releases, TextExpander

While new features in an app are obvious signs of how we’re working to make TextExpander better, we also do a lot of work behind the scenes. While much of that work remains unrecognized outside the company (sorry, engineers), occasionally there’s something worth bringing to public attention. A few of these updates to our web app include robust shared snippet …

Discover and Share Snippet Groups with TextExpander’s Public Groups

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Public Groups offer a way to discover ready-made TextExpander snippet groups, sourced from a variety of authors, in one place. Anyone on the latest version of TextExpander can subscribe to these groups, or publish groups to share with the TextExpander community. If you’ve just started out with TextExpander, and want more than a gloriously (scarily) blank slate to start with, …

TextExpander for iPhone & iPad: Now with Snippet Keys!

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TextExpander for iPhone & iPad v4.2 includes a new addition to the TextExpander keyboard, Snippet Keys. Snippet keys allow users to assign a snippet its own key for triggering expansion from the TextExpander keyboard. Instead of typing an abbreviation to expand a snippet, tap a single key. Update by opening the App Store to the Updates tab, and tap Update next …

TextExpander for Mac v6.1 Adds Dictation in Fill-ins, Portuguese, and More

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TextExpander for Mac v6.1 is now available. This update adds the ability to use fill-in snippets with Apple’s Dictation as well as Portuguese localization. You can also preview a snippet before expansion using the new Preview button in the snippet editor. The snippet editor also has improved drag and drop support. What’s New in v6.1: – Adds dictation support for …