TextExpander Blog

TextExpander Story: David Sparks, Attorney-At-Law

At its core, TextExpander helps you communicate better, enabling you to type less, yet do more. You type short keywords, and TextExpander turns them into email addresses, links, complete sentences, or even an entire page of text. Sounds straightforward enough, right? We’re fascinated by the myriad ways TextExpander has changed how people work in all…

Better Working Through Stretching

Keeping a nimble mind through a nimble body Office workers, thought workers, desk workers, or anyone who uses a computer for work, is actually using their brain to do the work. The body, mostly fingers, are just a conduit through which that work makes its way from the grey matter and out into the world….

TextExpander @ Work: Getting Started with Customer Support

Customer support is a foundational element to nearly every business you could imagine. Happy customers make for healthy businesses, and we keep this vital relationship close to our hearts when building and improving TextExpander. We use TextExpander religiously in our customer support team. In fact, providing prompt customer support with a text expansion tool like…

TextExpander @ Work: A Guide for Writers

TextExpander is designed to help everyone be more productive thru typing smarter. But, there are unique ways TextExpander can help a variety of industries, so we’re starting a new series to explore some of the ways TextExpander can be useful in a variety of practices and tasks—from the legal industry, to real estate, to freelancing,…

Say Hello to TextExpander Public Groups

TextExpander lets you type less and be more productive. When you type a short phrase or abbreviation, TextExpander can replace it with a boilerplate email response, your company’s entire product catalog, or a long URL you use dozens of times a day. Anything you repeatedly type or paste throughout your day, TextExpander can save time…

Share your TextExpander Story with Us

After working on TextExpander for 10 years, we’ve learned that it’s become many things to many people. For some, it’s a core, indispensable tool for fixing phrases and inescapable typos. For others, it’s an essential, foundational tool their business teams need to function. We’ve heard so many great stories about how our customers integrate TextExpander…

Welcome to the TextExpander Blog (and Stickers!)

…with a good old fashioned SASE giveaway Welcome to the TextExpander blog! This will be the new home of all things TextExpander related. In celebration of our new blog, we’re having a sticker giveaway. We’ve been looking for new places to put TextExpander stickers, and you can help. How do you participate? Send us a…

How To: Import / Export Groups on TextExpander.com

We recently added the ability to import and export snippet groups on TextExpander.com. If you’re using TextExpander for Windows, this is how you can import new groups, or transfer them from another text expansion app for Windows. Import/export on TextExpander.com benefits users of TextExpander for macOS and TextExpander for iPad & iPhone, as well. While…

TextExpander: Like Two Extra People

TextExpander saved our bacon during release week. During release week, we expanded at least 8,189 snippets and 908,810 characters. At 60 words per minute and 5 characters per word, that’s a savings of over 50 hours! Our support folks all work part time, so that’s like having two additional people during crunch time. It’s been…

The New TextExpander

We’re thrilled to debut the new TextExpander, which makes it possible to share your snippet groups with ease. Share them among your devices – Mac, iPhone, iPad, and now Windows. Share them with your friends, fellow volunteers, and colleagues. Create an organization, and share them with detailed access controls, team management, and centralized billing. Grab…