New TextExpander—1st Anniversary

Maia Olson Blog, TextExpander

Today we celebrate the one year anniversary of the new TextExpander. One year ago today, April 5, 2016, we launched the new TextExpander with a shiny new app icon, new pricing model, a Windows app, a web app, and support for teams through robust sharing. We want to thank all the customers who’ve joined us on this journey. Here’s a …

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 …

Use TextExpander to Help Manage a Crisis

Greg Scown Blog, TextExpander

TextExpander lets you instantly insert snippets of text as you type, from a repository shared with your team. This turns out to be an excellent crisis management tool. It’s incredibly helpful to have multiple team members improving content as a crisis unfolds. It’s even better that the updated content is immediately available to everyone on the team on all of …

Adding Future Dates to Documents Using TextExpander Date Math

Philip Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

TextExpander offers the neat ability to let you quickly place dates and times into your emails, messages and documents as you type. You can set up a keyboard shortcut, a snippet, to expand the current date in whatever format you desire for your meeting notes, a future date for setting up a meeting next week, or in the example below, …