Snippets don’t work in password fields, why? (Mac)

Protected text fields cannot be observed by key loggers such as TextExpander. This is a security feature of the Mac operating system. (What’s a keylogger?) We suggest using a password manager app to secure your passwords.

Can TextExpander insert math symbols? (Mac)

If you use math symbols a lot, and rely on the Edit->Special Character… palette, you can save time by setting up TextExpander for the commonly used symbols. So, for example: llar to → llla to λ llGa to Γ llth to ⊢ (ll …

Why does TextExpander force me to enable Accessibility access? (Mac)

For privacy reasons (see above), Mac OS X does not allow third-party applications (such as TextExpander) to log keystrokes, unless Accessibility access is checked for TextExpander and TextExpander Helper in the Security & Privacy system preferences. It can be tricky to grant this access to TextExpander Helper on some Yosemite …