Fun with Sounds in TextExpander

I finally got around to implementing one of the most fun new features in TextExpander 2: the ability to set a sound preference per snippet group. I always thought it would be great to have a different alert sound for autocorrection expansions. Before the new version, when I was happily typing along and heard the… Read More »

TextExpander: Little Things Add Up

Most of my working day, I am sending emails to two people: Greg and Philip, SmileOnMyMac’s co-founders and software developers. After reading Send: The Essential Guide to Email, I decided to more consistently open the emails with “Hi Greg,” “Hi Philip,” and sometimes, “Hi Greg and Philip,” to be a bit less cold. A lot… Read More »

TextExpander: TidBITS AutoCorrect Dictionary

TidBITS AutoCorrect Dictionary contains over 2400 misspellings that TextExpander can automatically correct. Adam Engst, TidBITS publisher, and Micah Alpern put this massive resource together for a MacHack conference years ago. They originally created it for Eudora Mail users, but put it into the public domain so others could use it. Taking our cue from Ergonis… Read More »

TextExpander: The Sound of Productivity

regular contributor of TextExpander tips, found out. From his blog, in which the TJ household has finally upgraded from dial-up internet: So I’m sitting on the bed with my laptop, and Tracey is working on the Desktop. We’ve been here for several hours — in fact I don’t remember the last time Tracey was up… Read More »

TextExpander: Survey says…

TextExpander survey! I expected that–we know you love TextExpander and have lots of opinions on how it can be even more useful. We’ve pulled together an excellent list of new features we’re going to work on. Of course the list is top secret, but I can tell you that as a TextExpander user myself, I… Read More »