Ergonis has released Typinator 6.5 with new options to help control OS X’s system-wide “smart substitutions” that could lead to problems with expansions that require regular quote characters (but not smart quotes). Typinator 6.5 turns off smart substitutions by default, but they can be enabled by right-clicking within an expansion field and choosing an option from the Substitutions submenu. Speaking of quotes, Typinator 6.5 now supports French quoting style (with double angle quotation marks and non-breaking spaces) for nested abbreviations. The update also no longer displays the “must not be empty” message immediately after creating a new item, works around a crash when expanding text in OS X 10.10 Yosemite’s sharing window with the “quick expansion” option enabled, fixes a bug related to cursor positioning in apps created by Fluid, and reduces the amount of logging in case of certain events. (€24.99 new with a 25 percent discount for TidBITS members, 6.9 MB, release notes, 10.6.8+)
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