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SmileOnMyMac Releases TextExpander 2.6

SmileOnMyMac Releases TextExpander 2.6

Posted March 25, 2009 at 2:31pm by iClarified
SmileOnMyMac has released TextExpander 2.6, an update to its customizable typing shortcut tool for Mac OS X. With TextExpander, users can define abbreviations for frequently-used text strings and images, also known as snippets. When an abbreviation is typed, it expands automatically to the full snippet.

TextExpander 2.6 adds new expansion options. Abbreviations can now be set to expand when preceded by any character, including or excluding letters or numbers. Prior to this update, abbreviations would be expanded only when preceded by a space. The new expansion options allow expansions to occur after common punctuation such as parentheses and slashes. The expansion options are set by snippet group.

TextExpander 2.6 features new customization options as well. Users can
now specify the Clipboard restore delay and the words-per-minute (wpm)
rate that is used to calculate how much time is saved by using

What's new in TextExpander 2.6:
- Per-group expansion options for greater flexibility:
-- Expand after whitespace (default)
-- Expand after anything but letters & numbers
-- Expand after any character
- Setting for clipboard restore delay
- WPM (words per minute) setting for more accurate statistics
- Fixes problem where formatted text was pasted for some plain text
- Other minor fixes and improvements

TextExpander features:
- Insert standard greetings, text, and signatures including formatted
text and pictures
- Save keystrokes by typing short abbreviations to get long snippets
- Correct typos automatically
- Organize snippets into groups
- Add snippet groups from external files and online sources
- HTML, CSS, Autocorrect, Accented Word, Symbol snippet groups
- Date/time math (add or subtract years, months, days, hours, minutes,
seconds from current date and time)
- Internet Productivity snippet group (shorten long URLs
- Sync snippets via MobileMe
- Insert the current date and time in any format you prefer
- Print snippets by group
- Position the cursor wherever you want in your expanded snippet
- For programmers, make editor-independent code templates; invoke
AppleScripts and shell scripts
- Import from Textpander, TypeIt4Me (v2 & 3) and Typinator (v1)
- Available in English, German, French, Japanese and Italian

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SmileOnMyMac Releases TextExpander 2.6

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