TextExpander, macOS 10.14 (Mojave) And Accessibility

Maia Olson Blog

If you’ve upgraded your Mac to Apple’s latest OS version, macOS 10.14 (Mojave), you may have found your snippets aren’t expanding. There is a simple adjustment you need to make in the Accessibility pane of System Preferences to get you expanding again. Open System Preferences to Security & Privacy. From the Privacy tab choose Accessibility from the list on the …

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, …