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Accented Words

Jean MacDonald

Converts common words, when typed without accents, to their accented equivalents. Time for a matinée!

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AutoCorrect – Deutsch

TextExpander

Correct common typos in German.

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AutoCorrect – English

TextExpander

Correct common typos in English.

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AutoCorrect – Français

TextExpander

Correct common typos in French.

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British to American English Spelling Conversions

Kerry Provenzano

Automatically convert your spellings from British to American English.

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Cliché Corrections

Kerry Provenzano

Convert overused phrases into their definitions to make your writing more concise.

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Contractions- English (US)

Chad Underwood

Autocorrection for US English contractions that do not spell other words without the apostrophe (ie she’d).

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Dutch Accents

Alexander

Converts common Dutch words, when typed without accents, to their accented equivalents, like geïnformeerd..

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Sanskrit Yoga Pose Names

Charles Burnett

Group for automatically changing English yoga pose names into Sanskrit.

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TidBITS AutoCorrect

TidBITS

Extensive auto-correction of common misspellings and typos.

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5 Must Have Snippets for Recruiters

Maisha Cannon

Here are 5 snippets to get you started with automating your recruiting workflow. Happy expanding!

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ACC Teams

jcost

Atlantic Coast Conference team names

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Airport Codes

Michael Burda

Airport codes expand into the corresponding city name. All abbreviations start with Z, for clarity.nE.g. zlnk -> LincolnnWhere cities have two airports, I have used the primary city. nQuestions – contact -> mike@smilesoftware.com

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American to British English Spelling Conversions

Kerry Provenzano

Automatically convert your spellings from American to British English.

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Any Character Precedes Snippets

MacAutomationTips.com

These are snippets of text that require no space between the last character I type. Most of the these snippets are ones that I typically have to look down to find, and with TextExpander I don’t have to do that.

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Aristotle Quotes

Daniel Sanderson

Quotes from Aristotle on the Ego, Happiness, Knowledge, Academics, Education, Poverty, Habits, Pride and Friendship.

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Bible Books – New Testament

J Cost

Books of the Bible – New Testament. Names taken from the King James Version.

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Bible Books – Old Testament

J Cost

Books of the Bible – Old Testament. Names from the King James Version.

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Brand Names

Greg Scown

Corrects the casing of common brands (e.g. FaceBook -> Facebook) to avoid embarrassment.

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Dawkins Quotes by planksip™

Daniel Sanderson

Quote from Richard Dawkins on Religion (x3), Propagation, Explanations, Luck, Been there Done That, God, Atheism, and Open-Mindedness.

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Dias de la semana

Carlos M. Díaz Honrado

Escribe abreviaturas en lugar de palabras completas para los días de la semana, ;LD=Lunes, ;ld=lunes

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Dickens Quotes by planksip™

Daniel Sanderson

Quote from Charles Dickens on Vulnerability, Wisdom, Saying Goodbye, Writing, Potentiality, Death, Community, Regret, Best of Times, and Values.

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Discourse

Ed M

Formatting shortcuts for Discourse forums. Use these in addition to the built-in Markdown shortcuts in most Discourse forums. https://www.discourse.org/

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Dostoyevsky Quotes by planksip™

Daniel Sanderson

Quotes from Fyodor Dostoyevsky on God, Love, Positive Reenforcement, Communication, Ego, Hope, Children, Action, Life, and Habits.

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Foreign Thanks

David Sparks

Want to say thanks in some other language than English? Here you go!

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Freelance Writing Job Applications

Kerry Provenzano

Essential snippets for freelance writers in the job application process.

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Hemingway Quotes by planksip™

Daniel Sanderson

Quotes from Ernest Hemingway on Writing, Trust, Sleep, Humility, Courage, Sobriety, Spirit, Humility, and Academics.

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Hitchens Quotes by planksip™

Daniel Sanderson

Quotes from Christopher Hitchens on Dogma, the Universe, Morality, Atheism, War, Good and Evil, Claims, Academics, Religion, and Morality.

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Interact Scratchpad

Agile Tortoise

Ease tag entry when creating contacts in the Interact Scratchpad app. For more details visit: http://agiletortoise.com/interact/mac

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James Joyce Quotes by planksip™

Daniel Sanderson

Quotes from James Joyce on Academics (x2), Mistakes, Christopher Columbus, Writing, History, Consciousness (x2), K.I.S.S., and Death.

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Kant Quotes

Daniel Sanderson

Quotes from Immanuel Kant on Reason, Animals, Ego, Lie, Validation, Conceptualization, Being Organized, Think Globally, Living, and Happiness.

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Keyboard Maestro Clipboard History

Brian Bucknam

For Mac users with Keyboard Maestro, these snippets use AppleScript to access Keyboard Maestro’s clipboard history, allowing you to Paste from the Past.

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MAMA

Ricardo Cambraia

Laudos De Radiologia MamografianFrasesnMascaras

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Meaningful Manager Communications

M. C.

To accompany blog post

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Meses del año

Carlos M. Díaz Honrado

Escribe abreviaturas en lugar de palabras completas para los meses del año ;01=Enero ;02=Febrero

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Months-Week Days (English)

Maia Olson

Abbreviations for months of the year and days of the week, i.e. mmon = Monday

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Nietzsche Quotes by planksip™

Daniel Sanderson

Quotes from Friedrich Nietzsche on Doing things your Own Way, Music, Love, Madness, Reason, No Facts, Youth, Strength, Creativity, Group Insanity, and the question Why?

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Past and Future Dates

TextExpander

Locale-aware, options-friendly dates snippet group – a replacement for the old DatesUS group

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Recruiting Snippets: Simplified (One-Liners)

Maisha Cannon

Recruiting snippets for busy recruiters across industries

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Renaissance Composers

Emilio Cano

Renaissance composers with birth and death dates.

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Shakespeare Quotes by planksip™

Daniel Sanderson

Quotes from William Shakespeare on Cowardliness, the Mind, Free Will, Life, Music, Advice, Greatness, Good and Evil, True Love, and Being True to Yourself.

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Social Media Post Outlines

Kerry Provenzano

Outlines for various types of social media posts.

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Talent Sourcing – Workflow Must Haves

Maisha Cannon

9 Must Have Sourcing Snippets for sourcers and recuiters

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Text Utilities

Allen Day

Text transformation utilities to easily change text to upper, lower or title case. For example, just type paste-title to transform your clipboard to title case. Includes both paste- and text- variants. The text variants can be used in other snippets.

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The Ultimate Recruiter Starter Pack: Candidates

M. C.

For busy recruiters looking to streamline their workflow.

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The Ultimate Recruiter Starter Pack: Hiring Managers

Maisha Cannon

This snippet starter pack is ideal for busy recruiters and hiring managers who want to streamline their workflow.

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The Ultimate Recruiter Starter Pack: Talent Team

M. C.

Use these Talent Acquisition templates to transition candidates into new hires.

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ASIThemes WordPress

Juan Luis Martel Revuelta

Short codes to activate CSS tricks from WordPress templates from asithemes.com

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Apple® Trademark List

J Cost

Common Apple® Trademarks for writing about Apple® products. Includes some of the most common product names and technologies.

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HTML & CSS

TextExpander

Shortcuts for writing HTML and CSS.

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Internet Productivity

TextExpander

Automatic URL checking and shortening. Mac only.

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SaneBox SaneReminder Emails

Tim Stringer

Adds ease and efficiency to SaneBox’s SaneReminders feature (https://www.sanebox.com/help/139). Abbreviations are prefixed with sb. For example, sb1d expands to 1day@sanebox.com and sbfri expands to friday@sanebox.com.

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Slack Text Formatting

David Chartier

Snippets to help you format Slack messages with bold, italics, strikethrough, quotes, and fixed-width text.

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Star Trek Quotes

A Rogue Holodeck Program

It would be illogical to *not* use these snippets.

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Star Wars Quotes

A Friendly Jawa

Fire off those Star Wars quotes in less than 12 parsecs.

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WordPress

Danny Santoro

This is a group of snippets to help navigate your self-hosted WordPress installation, including links to manage WooCommerce. Additional features will be added as requested.

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Medical Abbreviations

TextExpander

Medical abbreviations which expand into complete medical terms, terms approved by The North Carolina Office of EMS.

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ASCII Emotions

David Chartier

Humanity’s purest emotions, rendered in text.

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Emoji Cheat Sheet

TextExpander

Use the same Emoji shortcuts as Slack, Campfire, GitHub, Basecamp, etc. anywhere you can type.

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Emoji Flags

TextExpander

Emoji flags. These work well on macOS and iOS. (Current versions of Windows display two-letter country codes instead of flag images.)

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Fractions

Steven Whatley

Fraction symbols accessed by X//Y abbreviations.

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Letters Upside Down

uʍoɔS ƃǝɹ⅁

Capital and small letters upside-down (uʍop-ǝpᴉsdn)

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Letters in Circles

Greg Scown

Letters and numerals within circles.

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NATO Phonetic Alphabet

Petter Holstad

The NATO Phonetic Alphabet, where you type type double commas before each letter.

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Physics-Greek Symbols

Jingkai Kuang

Physics symbols for the high school educator

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Punctuation

Kerry Provenzano

Snippets for placing the cursor between punctuation, positioning the cursor where you need it.

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Symbols

TextExpander

Useful symbol characters that are hard to find on your keyboard.

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micro.blog emojitags

Ben Stanfield

Micro.blog uses emoji as tags to help people discover and browse some common subjects. I find emoji pickers much less useful than snippets, so this grouping contains quick references to the right emoji, using the syntax {subject} tag.

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