Access Tons of Snippets Easily Using Inline Search

Greg Scown Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

Whether you have just started growing your snippet library, or you have amassed an enormous library of thousands of snippets, gain quick access to all of them using TextExpander’s “Inline Search” hotkey. There’s no need to memorize abbreviations or print out snippet groups and pin them to the wall. Just type a key word from one of your snippets, then …

Keep Your Marketing Message Current with TextExpander

Greg Scown Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

Using TextExpander, you can share your marketing message with the company, grant editing control of that message to the right people, and ensure that your entire staff are always using the current version of the message on all their devices. Many folks, including Smile, have a marketing message at the bottom of their email signature. One problem with these messages …

Brand Correction by TextExpander

Greg Scown Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

Pop quiz: FaceBook or Facebook? Cafepress or CafePress? EverNote or Evernote? Rackspace or RackSpace Answer: TextExpander I can never remember which brands are CamelCase and which aren’t, and with TextExpander I don’t have to. Better yet, I’ve shared my group with other brand-challenged folks I know so that we can all improve the list together. With the new TextExpander, sharing …

Expanding Snippets Based on the Before and After

Maia Olson Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

If you’ve used TextExpander, then you may have experienced a snippet not expanding when you expected it to. Say, right after a parenthesis. Or, you may have seen snippets expand in places you hadn’t anticipated. Say, in the middle of a word. This is due to the character you typed just before, or just after, the abbreviation. What comes before: …

TextExpander and the AMA Project

Maia Olson Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

Twitter AMA Yesterday we had our first ever Twitter AMA (Ask Me Anything). Our awesome TextExpander users got right down to the metal (the engineers) to ask some tough questions, such as “Why are you so great?” and “Where can I buy more TextExpander?” Kidding, those were not questions asked. “When is your birthday?” is a real question asked, but, …