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Add Hyperlinks to TextExpander Snippets

You can include a clickable link in a TextExpander snippet. Here's how:

  1. Create a new snippet.
  2. From the Content menu (just above the snippet body), choose Content: Formatted Text, Picture.
  3. Put a full URL in the snippet body, such as http://www.smilesoftware.com/
  4. Control-click the link text and choose Make Link from the pop-up menu.

After you've made the link, you can replace the visible URL with other text. Just put your cursor in the active link text and make changes as you would with any other text.

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Simple Mac friendly (PPTP) VPN appliance for SME? A TidBITS reader gets plenty of advice on setting up a VPN for his small business. (12 messages)


Using multiple keychains -- When Mac OS X doesn't seem to be honoring keychains properly, a Terminal command may be necessary to reset them. (5 messages)


Recent Macs and display rotation? Will a Mac with Nvidia graphics support a rotated display (viewed vertically instead of horizontally)? (1 message)


Restoring Mac OS 9 Desktop Click Behavior -- Readers suggest ways to make all Finder windows come to the front when any portion of the Finder is clicked. (5 messages)


GPS Accuracy Could Start Dropping in 2010 -- The iPhone 3G uses a combination of GPS, cellular tower signals, and Skyhook wireless data to determine one's location. For non-GPS devices like the iPod touch and original iPhone, how does one alert Skyhook to the location of Wi-Fi networks? (8 messages)


Mac OS 10.5.7, Snow Leopard and what to we need to Go Home Again -- Will the Mac OS X 10.5.7 combo update fully bring a Mac up to date after installing Mac OS X 10.5.0? (3 messages)


Cursor: Sudden Failure to Function -- Readers note a problem on two eMacs where the cursor simply stops working, requiring a restart. (4 messages)

 

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