Smile @ Slack Frontiers conference

Maia Olson Blog, Public Appearances, Smileworthy

We’re big fans of Slack for team communication here at Smile. You can read some of our tips over on our TextExpander blog. So, we were excited to be part of Slack’s first conference, Slack Frontiers, where we could soak up the productivity tips, and meet other efficient teams. Slack did not disappoint. Shout out to the Slack team for …

TextExpander Tip of the Week: Typos, AutoCorrections and Double Capitals

Maia Olson Blog, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

In the course of typing, your fingers may fumble. Whether conscious or accidental, there are a variety of ways your fingers can and will jumble your words. TextExpander has several solutions for correcting your little typing errors. Accidental Double Capitals Capital letters begin sentences and proper nouns, as well as occur in the middle of some of your favorite brands …

TextExpander Adds Per-Group Snippet Prefixes

Maia Olson Blog, Software Releases, TextExpander, TextExpander Tips

With group prefixes, you can assign a unique abbreviation prefix for each snippet group. This is a fast and easy way to organize and distinguish one group of snippets from another, something we’ve talked about before on our blog. What are group prefixes? For example, for that group of snippets you’ve made to communicate with your tax lawyer you can …

TextExpander Adds Encryption at Rest

Maia Olson Blog, Software Releases, TextExpander

While new features in an app are obvious signs of how we’re working to make TextExpander better, we also do a lot of work behind the scenes. While much of that work remains unrecognized outside the company (sorry, engineers), occasionally there’s something worth bringing to public attention. A few of these updates to our web app include robust shared snippet …

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, …