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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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Faxing problems from Tiger -- Mac OS X 10.4 slightly changed the way you send outbound faxes. (2 messages)

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Comments about 10.4.3 -- A technical note in the most recent Tiger update prompts a discussion of whether "high ASCII" actually exists. Plus, readers note other changes, including a tip on getting a printer to work again after updating. (14 messages)

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Permissions problem with 10.4.3 -- After upgrading to Mac OS X 10.4.3, a reader discovers that Disk Utility reports using special permissions for files that did not get the same treatment in 10.4.2. (3 messages)

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10.4.3 breaks Mail Server -- The latest Tiger Server update isn't so kind to Mail Server. (3 messages)

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Comparing AC Adapters -- Last week's review of three AC adapters encourages readers to submit their own impressions, including some helpful travel tips. (9 messages)

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PowerBook Adapters -- More readers share their experiences with third-party AC adapters. (2 messages)

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