How to Make a Calculator Snippet with Javascript in TextExpander

Maia Olson Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

Thanks to the magic of JavaScript snippets, you can make a snippet which acts as a calculator. TextExpander’s ability to execute JavaScript at the time of snippet expansion is one of the features which makes it so powerful. Here is how you can use some of that power in your own snippets. Create a new snippet from the button in …

Adding Future Dates to Documents Using TextExpander Date Math

Philip Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

TextExpander offers the neat ability to let you quickly place dates and times into your emails, messages and documents as you type. You can set up a keyboard shortcut, a snippet, to expand the current date in whatever format you desire for your meeting notes, a future date for setting up a meeting next week, or in the example below, …