TextExpander: CSS Snippet Group

Philip Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

TextExpander 2.2. We added a new snippet group of CSS definitions (created by me!) that you can use. To do so, click on the plus sign (+) below the snippet list and choose “Add Predefined Group”. “CSS Snippets” has been added to the list. It’s always an fun intellectual exercise for me to develop a new snippet group for public …

TextExpander: Catching Up with Really Fast Typists

Philip Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

TextExpander 2.1 this week. It now supports one-character abbreviations. If you use a delimiter to trigger your expansions, you can turn any letter or character into an abbreviation for a snippet. We also improved the performance and reliability for really fast typists. I say “really” fast, because I am a fast typist, and I never had a problem with TextExpander …

TextExpander: Abbreviation Strategies

Philip Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

I have all my abbreviations ending with “z” so that there is little chance of them getting confused with a word I don’t want substituted. It makes them easier to remember, and not many words (quiz is the only one that springs to mind) end in z. This is the first tip where someone has suggested using the last character …

TextExpander As A Study Aid

Philip Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

Thanks for developing this great product. Being new to the Mac, I have been trying out a lot of programs, and just happened to run into TextExpander. At first I started using as most people would – to produce recurring snippets while typing. But now I use it as a system where I can keep tidbits of information I need …