text substitution

Add Macro Capabilities to Vista’s Speech Recognition

Add Macro Capabilities to Vista’s Speech Recognition

Windows Vista only: Microsoft has released a free “Technical Preview” of new macro features for Vista’s Speech Recognition features, offering the kind of text substitution and macro-keystroke-firing provided by Texter and similar apps to voice commands. The interface is extremely simple, as explained by Lifehacker reader Abdul—simply choose the type…

Fix and Tweak Text Online with TextOpus

Fix and Tweak Text Online with TextOpus

Need to make all-caps text a little less shout-y? Don’t feel like going through a ream of lines and fixing all the capitalisation? TextOpus, a free text-filtering web app, is a great place to start. Paste in problematic text and choose from a wealth of options, from line adders to…

Give gedit the Power of TextMate

Give gedit the Power of TextMate

TextMate is a super-powered word processor beloved by coders and productivity geeks like Merlin Mann and Matt Haughey and available in a Windows port, but where does that leave Linux users? If they haven’t already fallen under the sway of Vi or Emacs, they can download a few files and…