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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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Thoughts about numbered URLs in TidBITS -- We changed some of our formatting last week, where links now include a number that helps reference the corresponding URL. Readers respond to the change. 9 messages


Apple has redefined sleep -- The sleep indicator light operates differently on newer Macs. 3 messages


Car dictation > Word processing -- A reader learns how to dictate text - while driving - for later flowing into a word processor. 2 messages

 

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