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Create TextExpander Snippets on the Fly

Make new snippets really quickly! First, set a hotkey combination for making new snippets:

  1. Go to TextExpander > Preferences > Hotkeys.
  2. Click the "Click to Set Hotkey" button next to "Create Snippet from Clipboard."
  3. Press a hotkey combination when prompted.

Once you have your hotkey, use it to make snippets with these steps:

  1. Copy desired snippet text to the clipboard.
  2. Press your hotkey combination. A window opens with your snippet's content filled in.
  3. Add an abbreviation to your snippet.
  4. Click Done.

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What Notes Do You Keep on your iPhone/iPod Touch -- Readers share the types of information stored on mobile devices, ranging from lists of books to read to copies of the U.S. Constitution. (4 messages)


Apple Upgrade Pricing -- With Snow Leopard around the corner, discussion turns to Apple's lack of upgrade pricing for most applications, especially iLife, and to the license agreements included in the software. (32 messages)


Leopard for G4 DP 450mhz? How does Leopard perform on an older system? (7 messages)


Escaping from AT&T -- Apparently, you can get out of your AT&T contract without penalties if you move out of the United States and can prove it. (6 messages)


Suggestions for iPhone SMS & Call Log monitoring? What options are available to keep track of an iPhone's text messages and phone calls on the Mac? (4 messages)


Mail server woes - LetterRip help sought -- A reader using the old LetterRip mailing list software needs help. (2 messages)


Wi-Fi connection problem -- Is old AirPort hardware to blame for problems connecting to a wireless network? (2 messages)


Worth It? See (feel) a Difference? Readers respond to a question of whether paying $300 to get the fastest MacBook Pro processor is worth the money, or if it's better to improve performance in other ways, such as a faster hard disk. (7 messages)

 

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