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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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TiVo Series2 improvements -- Readers report their experiences with TiVo's second-generation digital video recorder, including how it differs from DirecTV combination units. (11 messages)

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TiVo vs. EyeTV -- Does television belong in the living room or on your Mac (or both)? Readers compare TiVo with the EyeTV from El Gato Systems, which can record programs to your Mac. (3 messages)

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Office X 10.1.5 upgrade -- For at least one reader, the installer for Microsoft's latest update seems to fail if you don't have the entire Office X suite. (3 messages)

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Apple Wireless Keyboard and Mouse -- We speculated that Apple will likely include its wireless keyboard and mouse in future Macs, but the nature of establishing Bluetooth connections might prevent that. Also, one reader suggests an alternative to Apple's cordless rodent. (9 messages)

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