Do You Use Text Expansion?

Do You Use Text Expansion?

You might be surprised by how often you type the same phrases or other blocks of text. Text expansion apps can save you loads of time by automatically creating this text for you when you type short trigger phrases. Do you use it?

We've extolled the virtues of text expansion before and talked about a lot of ways you can use it. We've also singled out our favourite text expansion apps for Windows, OS X, iOS and Android.

Do you use text expansion? Share your experiences in the comments.


  • Autohotkey. Does a lot more than just text expansion, but is no harder to configure, therefore win.

  • I do a similar thing
    I use “qe” for email. And “qa” for my most common username. I use q as almost no words in English have a q and are not followed by a u.

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