Tech Tips for Non-Tech People!
Original Air Date: Mar 24, 2014
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If you’re an avid user of Microsoft Word, you’re probably familiar with macros that allow you to insert large chunks of text that you use on a regular basis with a keyboard shortcut to save time.
If you find yourself spending more time on the Internet creating content, having this same feature in your browser can be super handy.
If you find yourself using Google Docs instead of Microsoft Word and want this same capability, checkout a free add-on for Google Chrome called Auto Text Expander.
Whether you want to create shortcuts for long e-mail addresses, phrases you frequently use or create special e-mail signatures that you can easily insert, Auto Text Expander will get the job done.
You can create your own database of shortcuts like bizadd for your business address or persig for a personal e-mail signature or any chunk of text that you use on a regular basis.
Once you create a shortcut, it can be used on any text field for everything from e-mail to social media to your blog site.