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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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Tinderbox 2.1 Enhances HTML Export, Text Display -- Eastgate Systems has released a minor update to their personal content manager Tinderbox (see "Light Your Fire with Tinderbox" in TidBITS-651). New in Tinderbox 2.1 is a macro feature for automatic text replacement, improved flexibility of HTML export, better support for anti-aliased text, and more. Tinderbox 2.1 costs $145 with a year of free updates; a renewal of updates for another year costs $70. It's a 4.4 MB download. [ACE]

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