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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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Administrivia

It has been a hard week for TidBITS. I'm barely keeping my head above water while in the final throes of finishing the fourth edition of Internet Starter Kit for Macintosh, and if that wasn't enough, both Geoff and I have had major disk problems (at one point, four of my five main machines were causing significant trouble simultaneously, and Geoff's problems destroyed several MailBITS and articles he was working on that day)Show full article

Email Woes Update

Email Woes Update -- Geoff is still recovering from his hard disk problems, and asks that you note that replies to email sent to him or to are likely to be delayedShow full article

Hold It Right There, Buster!

Last week, Apple released a patch to System 7.5.3, called System 7.5.3 Revision 2 and code named Buster. Unlike the mammoth System 7.5 Update 2.0 (which shipped on some 14 floppy disks, contained major updates to the system architectures and introduced new technologies like Open Transport 1.1), System 7.5.3 Revision 2 contains only a small number of improvements for a specific range of machinesShow full article

Go for the GIF: Gif*gIf*giF

Look around on the Web, and you'll see Web pages that experiment with video. Although much of this experimentation leaves much to be desired, I believe that movies on the Web will eventually improveShow full article

The Process of Publishing

Many of you have probably seen my email signature recently, modified to warn that my email responses may be short or delayed because I'm working on the fourth edition of Internet Starter Kit for MacintoshShow full article

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