A Few Snippets More

We love us some snippets. Here are a few handy little snippet ideas to make your life just a little easier. The following snippets work best when they can expand next to any character. Click on whichever group you place them in, and the Group Settings will appear to the right. Choose “Any Character precedes… Read More »

Using TextExpander Date and Time Math

Let’s say it’s your job to remind people to do something. Maybe you are the accounts receivable person, and you regularly need to remind people to pay you in 15 days. If you use TextExpander, your days of looking at the calendar and calculating that date are over! You can create a snippet that automatically… Read More »

TextExpander on MacMerc.TV

Rick Yaeger of MacMerc.TV has just released a great introduction to TextExpander. Rick covers basic text snippets, autocorrection, URL shortening and more in just five minutes. It’s very entertaining, too! I highly recommend you have a look. If you have more than five minutes, we also have the TextExpander screencast, produced by Don McAllister of… Read More »

PDFpen Tip: Compilations Made Simple

We got this email from BJ Strass, the publisher of Scooter Rider: I finally am getting around to letting you know how much PDFpen has helped me out. It has saved me countless hours of reworking and reformatting prior PDFs. I produce a small magazine and after 4 years we decided to offer full year… Read More »

PDFpen Tip: Math Margin Notes

For a long time I’ve wanted to be able to add math margin notes to a PDF. With OS X’s PDF-based display, this seemed like it should be possible, but Acrobat doesn’t do it. It cannot accept PDFs that are drag/dropped or pasted. I was even considering writing some tool to do it, but I… Read More »