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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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Western Civilisation has released version 2.1 of Palimpsest, their hypertext application for managing and analyzing large collections of electronic documents. (For more information, see "Palimpsest 1.1 - Is There a Document in the House?" in TidBITS 364.) Palimpsest 2.1 features support for the new look of Mac OS 8, support for contextual menus, better layout tools, more shortcuts, and enhanced printing. A subscription to Palimpsest costs $50 per year and includes full support and all upgrades within that time.

 

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Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
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