TextExpander: Catching Up with Really Fast Typists

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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

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I just got a short tip from Austin in Carlow, Ireland: 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 …

TextExpander As A Study Aid

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Shishir from India has an interesting way of using TextExpander: 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 …

TextExpander: New Video Review

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Michael Mistretta at MacApper has posted a very good video review of TextExpander’s features. It covers the new TextExpander 2, so it makes a great sequel to Merlin Mann’s demo at MacBreak. MacApper will also be giving away two copies of TextExpander: In order to enter this giveaway, you must comment on this post with 3 of the most repetitve …