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Take Control of TextExpander, 2nd Edition by Michael E Cohen

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Find Your Snippets

It is the nature of snippet collections to grow larger and larger, and it is the nature of the human brain to lose track of what’s contained in large collections of stuff: this is why no one really knows what’s in the attic/basement/sock drawer/garage/cabinet/self-storage locker.

TextExpander, however, can offer you several kinds of assistance to help you quickly track down the snippet you want, even if you have managed to spawn thousands of the critters.

Browse Your Snippets

It almost goes without saying, but the TextExpander window itself is a good place to start when you want to find a particular snippet and see what it contains. Figure 22 shows my TextExpander window with one of the snippet groups toggled open to reveal ...

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