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Search Snippets on the Fly in TextExpander

Have a large number of snippets and can't remember them all your abbreviations? Use TextExpander's Suggest Matching Abbreviations search feature. It makes finding your snippets fast and simple.

Set your hotkey combination by going to TextExpander > Preferences > Hotkeys. Once it's set, to use the Suggest Matching Abbreviations hotkey combination:

  1. Type a few characters of your snippet or its abbreviation.
  2. Press your hotkey combination immediately after typing the characters. (Don't enter a space before pressing the hotkey combination.)
  3. A popup menu appears with all snippets that contain the characters you typed. Scroll through them and click the one you want.

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Apple Paris Expo Follow-up -- We gave the wrong email address for Richard Erickson in his article in TidBITS-296 on the recent Apple Expo in Paris; Ric can be reached at <erickso@world-net.sct.fr>. Ric also writes to let us know that Nomai strongly prefers the media for its new 540 MB removable media drive be called "diskettes" rather than "cartridges," since they're based on a flexible media and not compatible with SyQuest drives. Gee, I hope I don't get them confused with floppy disks, or CD-ROM disks, or magneto-optical disks, or.... [GD]

 

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