How do I use URL shortening snippets?

TextExpander comes with a predefined groups called Internet Productivity. These snippets shorten URLs automatically using services like Bit.ly, TinyURL, and Digg. Both Digg and Bit.ly require accounts. There is also a snippet to validate a URL. 1. To use one of these URL shortening …

Can I print out my snippets?

Print your snippets or save them as a PDF. They will print as one long list with columns for snippet abbreviation, snippet content, and snippet labels if you have labels. Note: If you just want a quick reference for your snippets, you …

My snippet only expands after a blank space, why?

Say you want a snippet for “-year-old” to expand right next to the number you type so that it looks like this “12-year-old,” but it only expands after a space, so that is looks like this “12 -year-old.” Click on the snippet group …

What other special codes can be used in TextExpander snippets?

Other special codes which can be used in TextExpander: (other than the date and time macros listed here) %clipboard = insert clipboard text contents here (note: you can get the effect of “Paste and Match Style” by creating a “Plain Text” snippet with just “%clipboard” …

How do I choose an abbreviation for my snippet?

A good abbreviation is: – short – easy to remember – unlikely to be typed by accident – unique Duplicating an abbreviations first character (ddate, ssig, zzip) is one way of creating abbreviations that meet these criteria.