Discover Ready-Made Snippets in Public Groups

TextExpander offers many ready-made Snippet Groups which you can find, and add to your library, on the Public Groups page.

How to Find and Join Public Groups in TextExpander

To add a group:

  1. Visit Public Groups, or from the app,
    • From the Snippet Groups list, choose the “+” plus at the bottom of the screen and select “Add Public Group”.
  2. Locate a group you’d like to add from the page, then choose the “+” plus sign.
  3. The next page will show the Subscribe screen for that group. Select Subscribe to Group. If you aren’t signed in to TextExpander.com, you will be asked to do so first.

Now you’re done; the group is included your library.

Available Public Groups Created by TextExpander

Anyone may publish a Public Group on this page, and any TextExpander user may subscribe to these groups.

Public Groups provided by TextExpander include the following:

  • Accented Words
    Over 50 English words of non-English origin that are spelled using diacritical accent marks. For example, crème, brûlée, protégé.
  • Emoji
    Over 200 emoji, such as :thumbsup: 👍 :sunglasses: 😎 :cookie: 🍪.
  • HTML & CSS Snippets
    HTML tags and special character codes, CSS selectors and declarations.
  • Internet Productivity Snippets
    Shorten URLs automatically using services like bit.ly. To use one of these snippets, copy a URL, then type the abbreviation of one of the productivity snippets. A shortened URL will expand.
  • Symbol Snippets
    Insert common symbols such as ®, ©, and €.
  • AutoCorrect Snippets
    Over 100 of the most commonly misspelled words in English.
  • AutoCorrect Snippets (Deutsch)
    Over 100 of the most commonly misspelled words in German.
  • AutoCorrect Snippets (Français)
    Over 100 of the most commonly misspelled words in French.
  • TidBITS AutoCorrect Dictionary
    2400+ English-language misspellings based on the exhaustive AutoCorrect Dictionary created by TidBITS publisher Adam Engst and collaborator Micah Alpern. (For more details, go to http://db.tidbits.com/article/6103.)

Note: For best results when using AutoCorrect files, set TextExpander to expand “immediately when typed” instead of “at delimiter”. (See Preferences: Expand Abbreviations).

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