TextExpander for iPhone & iPad: Now with Snippet Keys!

Maia Olson Blog, iPhone, Software Releases, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips, Video

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 …

Previous Week Number Using TextExpander

Greg Scown Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

A user wrote in asking if TextExpander’s date math could be used to determine the previous week number. He clarified that he wanted to get the week number of last week, not necessarily 7 days ago. It’s easy to subtract seven days using date math, but this isn’t a common request, so it’s not part of our standard date math. …

Traveling Up the Snippet Collection Path

Maia Olson Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

Whether you are a veteran TextExpander user and are not sure what to make into a snippet next, or a TextExpander newbie unsure what to make into a snippet, these tips are for you. Review your communication One great use of TextExpander is in communication. For many people, a work day consists of communicating, frequently through email, with coworkers, clients, …