Michael E. Cohen is back with the second edition of Take Control of TextExpander, the book that helps you get the most out of both TextExpander 5 and TextExpander 3, both by Smile. A utility to save you keystrokes by allowing short abbreviations, or â€œsnippetsâ€ to insert longer phrases or trigger other actions, TextExpander is a utility that can be used by anyone. Michael discusses how the new version offers both suggestions and automatic snippet creation to make learning and getting the most out of the program easier. He also discusses the iOS version, some of the more advanced uses of TextExpander, and why it is not only the subject of the book, but also is one of his favorite, essential productivity applications.
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Michael E. Cohen has worked as a teacher, a programmer, a Web designer, a multimedia producer, and a certified usability analyst. He’s the author or co-author of several books, including The iPad Project Book, Apple Training Series: iLife (iLife ’09 Edition), Take Control of Syncing Data in Snow Leopard, and Take Control of PDFpen 6.