TextExpander tip: The Science Option

TextExpander (formerly released under the cooler name, Textpander) is a great application, and I could not imagine using my Mac without it. As a scientist, I often have to enter symbols and greek letters. Under Mac OS X, entering symbols of any kind requires a tedious trip to the Character Palette, followed by searching for… Read More »

TextExpander: organize abbreviations by context

Timothy in Ohio sent us this detailed tip showing how he organizes his abbreviations into contexts: I find that using different beginning delimiters for different contexts helps me to remember which ones they are.  For HTML shortcuts, I start with “<“. For example: <3 = %| stuff (see below) For IRC (administrative commands), I start… Read More »