Typinator

Licence: Shareware (24.99)
Version 5.9 | Release Date: 2014-04-30 | Download
- Fixes a problem that resulted in overlapping labels in input fields. - Fixes an expansion problem with SecureCRT. - Works around a text insertion problem in Anki. - Works around a problem in "Save As" windows in Aperture. - Fixes an expansion problem with MacGiro. - Fixes an internal consistency problem with certain application-specific adjustments. - Works around a cursor positioning issue in Mellel.
Version 5.8 | Release Date: 2014-01-13 | Download

- New hotkey shows suggested abbreviations for typed text.
- When a new version of Typinator is available, a more informative message now also mentions the release date and the currently installed version.
- New button locking strategy in the Registration window avoids misunderstandings with correctly registered licenses.
- Improved high-resolution warning icon in the "Accessibility assistant" button.
- Typinator now shows a clearer message at the bottom of the window when it does not have "Accessibility" permissions on Mavericks.
- New AppleEvents enable third-party utilities to define new Typinator abbreviations.
- Fixes a problem with multi-line expansions in Lotus Notes.
- Fixes a problem with CJK input methods in input forms.
- Fixes a problem with line breaks in LiveCode and PowerMail.
- Works around a conflict with autocompletion in IntelliJ.
- Fixes a problem with leftover characters in Sublime Text.
- Works around a problem where the abbreviation was not deleted in Firestorm.
- Fixes an insertion issue with Linguist.
- Solves a cursor positioning problem with TextSoap.
- Works around a cursor positioning problem on Mavericks.
- Works around an inconsistency in MS Word's handling of navigation keys.
- New internal configuration option for applications that do not support formatted text.
- Partial workaround for a clipboard handling bug in Firestorm.
- The QuickSearch input field and result list are now positioned correctly on the active screen on Mavericks.

Version 5.7 | Release Date: 2013-09-24 | Download

- Input fields can now have initial values.
- In Quick Search, capitalization of the entered search string now determines the result of abbreviations with the "Case affects expansion" attribute.
- Fixes a problem where the quick definition of an AutoCorrection did not work when a single word was selected in a bullet list in certain applications (such as Pages).
- Works around a problem in IntelliJ, PhpStorm, WebStorm and PyCharm, where the current clipboard was inserted in case of multi-line expansions.
- Fixes a problem where some input fields were not recognized when they immediately followed another marker.
- Works around an issue with certain multi-line expansions in Microsoft Word.
- Solves a problem where Typinator created different types of line breaks in some applications.
- Fixes incorrect cursor position when the expansion ended with line breaks in certain Cocoa applications.
- Fixes a problem where searching for words did not work in case of long expansions.
- Works around an expansion problem in RazorSQL.
- Fixes an issue where command+F failed to enter the Search field when the abbreviation field had the keyboard focus.

Version 5.6 | Release Date: 2013-07-23 | Download

- Using picture files in the Includes folder, Typinator can now insert pictures in any text expansion.
- All texts in Typinator's About window (such as the version number and the usage statistics) can now be selected for copying them to the clipboard.
- New markers for transient clipboard contents improve compatibility with clipboard utilities.
- Includes a new diagnostic feature for troubleshooting rare border cases.
- Works around a problem with clipboard-based expansions in iStudio Publisher.
- Improved handling of applications that fail to recognize updated clipboard contents.
- Avoids error messages in the console log in case of problems with feedback sounds.
- Fixes an occasional delay during typing.
- Works around incorrect handling of line breaks in AirMail.
- Works around bugs in products by JetBrains, which cause various expansion problems (in particular, IntelliJ, PhpStorm, WebStorm, PyCharm, AppCode, MPS, RubyMine).
- Fixes a problem where expansions could conflict with suggestions shown in the address bar of Chrome and Firefox.
- Works around a bug in Mail that caused incorrect cursor positioning with expansions that contain empty lines.
- Works around an expansion problem in FirstClass, which lead to leftover abbreviation characters.
- Assistant for granting Typinator "Accessibility" permissions now also works on Mavericks.
- Improvements to the built-in autocorrection sets help to avoid conflicts with other languages.
- Works around an expansion issue with MonoDevelop.
- Fixes a synchronisation problem with Dropbox.
- The built-in installer now reliably cleans up temporary files after automatic updates.

Version 5.5 | Release Date: 2013-04-23 | Download

- Calculation fields for computations and assignments of computed values to variables.
- Improved handling of System Preferences when the "Enable access for assistive devices" option is off.
- Avoids delayed feedback sound in certain situations on some Mac models.
- Improved matching for certain abbreviations that have similar endings.
- Automatically picks the correct time zone name and UTC offset for the current date, according to daylight saving time.
- Experimental workaround for applications that require short delays during expansions.
- Fixes typographically incorrect smart quotes in multiple places.
- Rewording of messages that refer to the "Universal Access" system preference pane, which has been renamed to "Accessibility" on Mountain Lion.
- Works around a cursor positioning issue in Mail on Mountain Lion.
- Fixes a problem where markers were not recognized if they immediately followed a script or include marker.
- Fixes a problem with multi-line expansions in Stainless.
- Solves cursor positioning problems in certain web browsers (such as Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Stainless, OmniWeb) and Thunderbird.
- Works around an issue where Xcode 4 dropped space characters at the end of certain expansions.
- Fixes a problem with expanding abbreviations that contain certain combining characters.
- Solves a problem where the Includes folder was not copied when transferring an entire Sets folder to a new location.
- Works around an issue with auto-indentation of multi-line expansions in TextWrangler.
- Fixes an expansion problem in Sibelius.
- New markers for transient clipboard contents improve compatibility with clipboard utilities.
- Faster and more reliable cursor positioning technique.
- Fixes incorrect cursor positions in Mail on Mountain Lion, Pages, Scrivener, and Nisus Writer.
- Works around a problem where keystrokes were not accepted in form fields.
- Improved timing of clipboard-based expansions.
- Works around a Mountain Lion issue with display of time zone abbreviations.

Version 5.4 | Release Date: 2012-12-18 | Download

- Import of CSV files.
- Representation of tab and newline characters can be specified in imported text files.
- Export of sets as text files.
- Export of sets as CSV files.
- Improved import from TextExpander now converts date/time calculations, special keys, and input fields.
- Improved handling of keystroke sequences with "dead keys".
- Works around a compatibility issue with Photoshop CS6 droplets.
- Fixes a problem that resulted in left-over abbreviations in 4th Dimension.
- Works around an issue that caused opening of a file selection window when certain applications were launched by double-clicking a document.
- Avoids a delay when the Typinator window was opened for the first time.
- Fixes a delay after formatted expansions in certain circumstances.
- Works around an issue that caused leftover abbreviation characters in Mail under Leopard.
- Fixes a compatibility problem with Default Folder.
- Works around an accessibility problem of Firestorm that caused delays during expansions.

Version 5.3 | Release Date: 2012-11-13 | Download

- Typinator now supports special keystrokes (such as tab, return or cursor keys) within expansions.
- Faster clipboard-based expansions in most applications.
- Avoids a delay when the first expansion was made in Pages, Numbers or Keynote.
- Improved accuracy and speed of cursor positioning in applications that use the standard Mac OS X text editor.
- Improved speed of cursor positioning within multi-line expansions in certain applications.
- Improved insertion of formatted text in certain older applications.
- Background version checks now take place only when the computer has been idle for a while.
- Works around a problem that caused insertion of the clipboard instead of the expansion in some situations.
- Fixes a cursor positioning problem with expansions containing the section sign on Mountain Lion.
- Works around an issue in AccountEdge Pro, where the typed abbreviation was not deleted.
- Works around a cursor positioning problem in Sublime Text 2.
- Improved compatibility with Fluid applications.
- Typinator now reliably restores the clipboard after expansions.
- Works around a cursor positioning irregularity in Mail on Mountain Lion.
- Works around an incompatibility with Quicken Essentials.

Version 5.2 | Release Date: 2012-09-18 | Download

+ Compatible with OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion).
+ Typinator can now import Spell Catcher glossaries that have been exported as XML files.
+ New technique for passing context variables to AppleScripts in Unicode format.
+ Improves import from text files.
+ Formatted text expansions now also work for certain applications that understand only HTML-formatted text.
+ Internal redesign of the event mechanism.
+ Improves performance and reliability of clipboard-based expansions.
+ Cleanup: no longer supports old-style AppleScript expansions.
+ Improved message in the registration window.
+ Registration reminders appear less frequently in trial mode.
+ Improved timing for clipboard restoration.
+ Avoids a delay caused by feedback sounds in certain circumstances.
+ Typinator's "Show Window" hotkey now also works when a sheet is attached to the main window.
+ Works around an expansion problem in Save sheets.
+ The Installer's completion sound now plays through the "sound effects" channel and respects the alert volume as defined in System Preferences.
+ Works around an initial delay in many clipboard-based expansions.
+ Expansion feedback sounds play through the "sound effects" channel specified in System Preferences.
+ Subtle time-drift problem solved: All date and time items inside an expansion now refer to the exact time when the abbreviation was typed.
+ Undo now works in the Notes field in the Set Info window.
+ Fixes a problem that caused loss of pictures in formatted expansions.
+ Resolves a shortcut conflict with Adobe Photoshop.
+ Fixes a potential crash when changing the default feedback sounds in Typinator's preferences.
+ Works around a cursor positioning problem in Cocoa applications when the expansion contains degrees or caret symbols.
+ Correctly positions the cursor in expansions containing certain special Unicode characters.
+ Solves an expansion problem inside spreadsheet cells in Numbers.
+ Fixes a rare lock-up during a Quick Search.
+ Improved rounding in the "General" format of the pocket calculator.
+ New technique for adding Typinator to the list of Login Items now also works for Mountain Lion.
+ Fixes an expansion problem that was introduced with Pages 4.2. Numbers 2.2 and Keynote 5.2.
+ Works around a cursor positioning problem in Numbers.
+ No longer disables expansions when an ATOK input source is selected.
+ Works around an expansion and cursor positioning problem in Xcode 4.
+ Improves handling of quickly typed abbreviations that follow each other immediately.
+ Now correctly handles cases where a character that terminated a "whole word" expansion is the beginning of the next abbreviation.
+ Typinator no longer suppresses formatted expansions or expansions that include backspaces if they match the typed abbreviation.
+ Avoids a delay before the first expansion takes place in an application.
+ Works around a potential lock-up in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
+ Typinator now correctly recognizes Java applications with non-standard process signatures.
+ Improves handling of longer and multi-line expansions in CafeTran.
+ Fixes an issue where the font and color panels could not be used in rich text expansions after switching to another application.
+ Works around a timing problem with clipboard-based expansions in TextMate.
+ Now works with the English variant of the "Baram" input source for Korean.
+ Fixes a crash on Mountain Lion when importing or exporting sets under certain circumstances.
+ Improved detection of AppleScript parameters that consist of multiple lines.
+ Improves handling of the "start at login" setting in cases where the Typinator application was renamed.
+ The installer now uses an improved technique for finding the preferred destination location.

Version 5.1 | Release Date: 2012-05-29 | Download

+ Interactive input fields
+ The {…} pop-up now contains convenient items for inserting variables, assignments, and input fields.
+ Expansions can now contain comments that do not appear in the result.
+ Optional inclusion of beta versions in the automated check for updates.
+ "Open in Finder" button in Typinator's Preferences for quick access to Typinator's Sets folder, even if it is hidden in the user's library in Mac OS X 10.7 or newer.
+ Embedded utilities are now fully 64-bit-compatible.
+ Signed with a Developer ID certificate in preparation for Mountain Lion's Gatekeeper.
+ After inserting date and time calculations, the default value "+1" is now selected.
+ Completely redesigned processing of {…} markers for robustness and speed.
+ Improves tab navigation between abbreviation and expansion.
+ Dramatically improved speed of repeatedly used AppleScripts.
+ Clarifies a confusing message about "secure keyboard mode".
+ Typinator now recognizes input sources that prevent recognition of abbreviations.
+ Improved import of text files with explicit encodings.
+ Works around an insertion problem in Scribus.
+ Fixes a memory issue when checking version numbers of active applications.
+ The date and time of the last update check is now correctly shown for the current time zone (instead of GMT).
+ Works around an issue that caused terminators of "whole word" abbreviations to appear before the expansion in Safari and Google Chrome.
+ Fixes a situation in which compiled shell tools were not executed as scripts.
+ Fixes a problem that caused expansions to fail when a previously typed abbreviation was equal to its expansion.
+ Improves detection of keyboard changes.
+ Solves an issue with accented characters in certain languages that caused expansion of incorrect abbreviations.
+ Fixes a problem with multi-monitor setups in which the Quick Search results were not visible.
+ Works around a problem with Quick Search when the Hide checkbox was enabled for Typinator in the Login Items of System Preferences.
+ Works around an issue with multi-line expansions in Sublime Text 2.
+ Fixes a cursor positioning issue.
+ Fixes a problem that resulted in removal of braces from certain source code snippets.
+ Works around a problem when corrupted data in the clipboard caused Typinator to crash.

Version 5.0 | Release Date: 2012-01-21 | Download

+ Scripting support allows computed script results in expansions.
+ Text files can be included in expansions.
+ Pocket calculator in the Quick Search field.
+ Date and time calculations.
+ The AM/PM time marker is now also available in a lowercase variant.
+ New placeholders for the name of the current time zone and the time offset relative to UTC.
+ New option to delete characters that were typed immediately before the abbreviation.
+ New diagnostic function explains situations in which Typinator does not work as expected.
+ Universal 32/64-bit binary.
+ Speeds up display of the abbreviation table in the case of very long expansions.
+ Internal expansion mechanism redesigned from ground up with improved support for Undo and unified handling of special cases.
+ Download link on "Predefined Sets" sheet points to the Extras page on the Ergonis web site.
+ Improved algorithm for placeholders in expansions with more robust handling of special cases.
+ Improved handling of fast typing that overlaps with processing of expansions.
+ Works around an expansion issue with Eudora 6.
+ Works around a clipboard bug in Lion.
+ Includes support settings for diagnosing and fixing timing-related issues.
+ Works around an expansion problem in Vico.
+ Fixes an expansion problem with FocusWriter.
+ The table in the Application Settings window now shows the correct generic application icon for applications that cannot be found.
+ Fixes swapped long and short day formats during import from TextExpander.
+ Fixes an issue where the abbreviation was not deleted in case of an empty text expansion.
+ Works around a cursor positioning problem when single quotes were used as string delimiters.
+ Fixes a problem with multi-line expansions in Evernote.
+ Works around an insertion problem in the Notes field of Sente.
+ Avoids a crash in rare situations when selecting a new Sets folder.
+ Works around expansion problems with auto-repeating keys on Lion.
+ Typinator 5.0 requires Mac OS X 10.5 or newer.

Version 4.5 | Release Date: 2011-08-23 | Download

+ Typinator can now import MS Office "ACL" files.
+ Typinator now works with abbreviations in right-to-left languages like Arabic and Hebrew.
+ On Mac OS X 10.5 and newer, searching for abbreviations now disregards diacritical marks, so "e" also matches "é", etc.
+ Abbreviations in disabled sets are no longer considered in conflict checks.
+ The ** wildcard for disregarding keywords in the Quick Search can now be specified anywhere in the search string.
+ Expansions are inserted in all upper case when the caps lock key is active.
+ In the Quick Search, exact phrases (as opposed to separate words) can be specified in quotes.
+ In the search field in the Typinator window, diacritical marks are respected for strings enclosed in quotes.
+ New technique for dealing with special requirements of incompatible applications.
+ Improved saving and restoring technique for the clipboard contents.
+ When the Typinator window is open, command-alt-F now enters the Search field even when the focus is inside the expansion text field.
+ Shift-tab navigate backwards from the expansion field to the abbreviation field.
+ Improved detection of exceptional cases; Typinator's menu bar icon now shows more accurate status information.
+ Typinator's installer no longer displays a premature warning when the "Enable access for assistive devices" option is turned off in System Preferences.
+ Works around a problem in RockMelt that caused multi-line expansions to appear on the same line.
+ Reduces the clipboard restoration delay in Safari.
+ Fixes a problem with "quick expansion" in Nimbuzz.
+ Accelerates expansion in UltraEdit.
+ Addresses a problem that resulted in truncated expansions in BBEdit.
+ Fixes a visual glitch that lead to indented display of plain text expansion fields when the last line of a previously displayed formatted text was indented.
+ Works around a long delay when copying large images in PhotoLine.
+ Fixes a problem that caused leftover abbreviations in Vectorworks.
+ Fixes a problem with multi-line expansions in Sparrow 1.2.
+ Works around an issue with large bitmap images in the clipboard.
+ Typinator provides a "flush buffer" mechanism for third-party applications.
+ Speed improvements when large sets are disabled.
+ Enabling and disabling sets in the set list now correctly updates all hints about conflicts.
+ Works around an insertion problem in Google Earth.
+ Solves a "quick expansion" issue in Texmaker.
+ Works around a long delay during rapid copy/paste sequences.
+ Fixes a localization issue in the download progress window.
+ Works around an issue where abbreviations were not properly replaced with expansions in Path Finder's terminal window.
+ Works around expansion issues in Aptana Studio.
+ Fixes a cursor positioning error in Coda that was introduced with Typinator 4.4.
+ Typinator disables itself in the Paypen application to work around issues with the scanning process.
+ Works around an expansion issue with LiveCode.
+ New wording in the installer clarifies the situation when an existing license does not cover the new version.
+ Works around an issue with troubles in certain Windows applications running inside a Citrix environment.
+ Works around a conflict with TweetDeck's autocompletion of user names.
+ Works around a cursor positioning problem in Safari 5.1.
+ Solves an issue that caused the terminating character after a "whole word" abbreviation to get inserted before the expansion.
+ Works around a problem with multi-line expansions in custom browsers created with Fluid.
+ Small adjustments and extensions of the predefined English AutoCorrection sets.
+ Solves an issue with quick expansion in Eddie.
+ Works around an expansion issue with Canvas X.
+ Fixes incorrect handling of abbreviations that immediately follow apostrophes.

Version 4.4 | Release Date: 2011-05-10 | Download

+ On Mac OS X 10.5 or newer, Typinator has a new preference setting that controls the volume of the expansion sounds.
+ After creating a new auto-correction from the selection or clipboard, Typinator puts the correction on the clipboard, so it can be pasted over a misspelled word.
+ The command-F shortcut now enters the search field when the set list or abbreviation list is selected.
+ Smarter relevance ranking for items that were previously selected in a Quick Search.
+ Typinator now shows the total number of abbreviations in the header of the set table.
+ Starting a Quick Search with ** searches all items, ignoring search keywords.
+ Entering a set keyword in the Quick Search field now shows all items in this set when no other search terms follow.
+ Typinator now comes with large (512×512) Finder icons.
+ Abbreviations and expansions that contain numbers are now sorted numerically in the abbreviation list.
+ Typinator no longer warns about a deprecated method.
+ Works around a problem with long expansions in Coda.
+ Solves an issue where Espresso showed a 'Failed to get keycode' error message upon certain Typinator expansions.
+ Fixes a problem with multi-line expansions in Sparrow 1.0beta7 and newer.
+ Adds a new logging mechanism for remote debugging.
+ Fixes an expansion issue with MessengerPro.
+ Works around a problem where FileMaker Pro's Get(ActiveModifierKeys) function incorrectly reported pressed modifier keys after certain expansions.
+ Works around a problem in InDesign that caused expansions with cursor position to fail.
+ Fixes an issue with expansions consisted of quoted strings in Script Debugger.
+ Works around a cursor positioning problem in LaTeXiT.
+ Works around an issue in Google Chrome that caused terminators of whole word expansions to appear before the expansion.
+ The quick define function now recognizes a selected word as potential autocorrection even when it is surrounded with whitespace (notably in InDesign, which adds return characters to copied text).
+ Works around an expansion issue in RStudio.
+ Works around a problem with expansion of 'whole word' abbreviations in InDesign.
+ Solves a problem where abbreviations added with the quick define function did not become available immediately.
+ Works around an issue with expansions inside Google Spreadsheet cells in Safari.
+ Works around an expansion problem with RubyMine 3.1.
+ Works around a cursor positioning problem in MacVIm.
+ Fixes an issue with multi-line expansions in iCab.
+ Works around a cursor positioning problem in MarsEdit.
+ Fixes am expansion issue in Photoshop.
+ Works around a problem with 'quick expansions' in Editra and Unitron.
+ Importing text files with empty lines no longer creates empty abbreviation items.
+ Solves a problem when abbreviations containing space characters were created with the 'quick define' function.
+ Works around a problem with incorrect clipboard data produced by Adobe Illustrator.
+ Works around an expansion issue in MacGiro.

Version 4.3 | Release Date: 2011-01-11 | Download

+ Quick definition of snippets directly from the Typinator menu or via configurable hotkeys.
+ Does not ask for confirmation when deleting an item with an empty expansion.
+ Works around an issue with FreeHand, where abbreviations were not correctly replaced with the expansions.
+ Fixes a problem with multi-line expansions in the Sparrow e-mail client.
+ Works around a problem with expansions in Google Docs spreadsheets in Firefox.
+ Works around a bug in Google Chrome that caused expansions with cursor position to fail.
+ Fixes a problem with end-of-line characters in RubyMine.
+ Works around a problem with quick expansion in Sigil.
+ Works around an expansion problem in FocusWriter.
+ Removes an incorrect startup log message on Mac OS X 10.4.

Version 4.2.1 | Release Date: 2010-11-30 | Download

+ Improves reliability with quick expansion for users who type so quickly that keystrokes partly overlap.
+ Fixes a problem with expansions in Alfred, TextMate, Things, and TotalFinder.
+ Typinator now correctly disables itself when Timbuktu Pro is the active application.
+ Solves an expansion problem with Excel X (version 10).
+ Typinator now works with Emacs.

Version 4.2 | Release Date: 2010-11-16 | Download

+ Fixes a problem with Mac OS X 10.6.5 that caused certain expansions to fail.
+ Fixes a cursor positioning problem in iTunes 10.
+ Fixes an insertion problem with short expansions in 4D Client.
+ Works around an issue where Safari's suggestions in the address field caused leftover characters in expansions.
+ Fixes a problem where Typinator stopped working when more than 100 sets were installed.
+ Reduces the housekeeping activities done at idle time.
+ Works around a bug in Mac OS X that caused increasing memory allocation and slowdown when copying and pasting certain bitmap pictures.
+ Avoids a small delay during clipboard-based expansions.
+ Works around a problem with cut-off expansions in iTunes.
+ Works around an issue in Outlook 2011 where the last character of the abbreviation was not removed.

Version 4.1 | Release Date: 2010-08-18 | Download

+ Set-specific presets for case options and the "whole word" setting.
+ Quick Search is now much faster when sets contain pictures.
+ Faster import of text files.
+ The installer now displays a more prominent warning when a new version is not covered by an older license.
+ The search field is no longer obscured by Menu Eclipse.
+ Improved behavior with tabbing through the items in the Typinator window when Full Keyboard Access is on.
+ When a new version of Typinator is announced, is is now possible to skip just this version yet receive announcements for subsequent versions.
+ More detailed explanation of exceptional situations in the User's Guide.
+ Fixes expansion issues with aMSN.
+ Solves a problem with composing Gmail messages in Firefox.
+ Rewording of some messages clarifies the new license model.
+ Installation works around a permission issue when an older version of Typinator had unusual permissions in a non-admin account.
+ Works around an expansion issue in Komodo Edit and Komodo IDE
+ Fixes a problem that resulted in an incorrect Quick Search hotkey after cancelling the preferences window.
+ Works around a problem where expansions did not work in Kindle for Mac.
+ Reduces the amount of console log output.
+ Fixes a few errors in the built-in English dictionaries.
+ Fixes an issue with Mail 4 (Snow Leopard) where the last character of the abbreviation was not deleted.
+ Fixes a cursor positioning problem in Cocoa applications with expansions that contain a trademark, copyright or registered sign.
+ Fixes some internal issues that could result in increase of memory allocation over time.

Version 3.5 | Release Date: 2010-06-30 | Download

+ On Mac OS X 10.5.5 and newer, Typinator now uses a new expansion technique that allows for much faster replacements and improves compatibility with many applications and third-party utilities.
+ Typinator now also supports custom user sounds stored in ~/Library/Sounds.
+ Improves cursor positioning speed in large code framents in Xcode, BBEdit, and TextWrangler.
+ Improves compatibility with other third-party utilities that intercept keystrokes.
+ Typinator now correctly disables itself when VirtualBox is the active application.
+ Renamed the "Suspend" menu item to "Pause".
+ Improved version checking during beta testing.
+ When Typinator is paused, the menu bar icon no longer blinks.
+ Improved handling of multi-line expansions with non-standard line separators.
+ Internal streamlining.
+ Improved handling of special cases for Java applications.
+ More flexible adaptation to applications with special requirements.
+ Fixes incorrect cursor positioning in Xcode and Eclipse.
+ Works around a cursor positioning problem in Cocoa applications when the expansion contained a number with a decimal point.
+ Improves compatibility with vi.
+ Fixes a compatibility issue with the Revolution runtime.
+ Fixes a problem that caused Typinator to forget license information when preferences were synced with MobileMe.
+ Fixes a delay during typing that occurred with certain applications.
+ Fixes a bug that could cause freezes and left-over characters on Mac OS X 10.4.x.
+ Works around a bug in Mail that resulted in incorrect placement of the insertion point after certain expansions that contain tab characters.

Version 4.0 | Release Date: 2010-05-04 | Download

+ Quick Search for searching snippets by their abbreviation or expansion.
+ Sets can be globally enabled or disabled.
+ Corrects a misleading message about coverage of license keys.
+ Improved display of line breaks and tab characters within expansions in the abbreviation table.
+ Typinator now correctly disables itself when Parallels Desktop 5 is active.
+ Works around a problem where Typinator would not work in the title field of a note in Tinderbox.
+ Fixes incorrect cursor positioning in Mellel and Nisus Writer Pro.
+ Fixes incorrect menu bar icon when the Typinator window was opened in pause mode.
+ Works around an issue where text copied from a numbered list could not be pasted in the abbreviation field.
+ Fixes a problem where a corrupted set file caused the creation of multiple empty sets.
+ Fixes an issue where imported sets did not properly synchronize via Dropbox or Mobile Me.

Version 3.7 | Release Date: 2010-01-12 | Download

+ New technique for easy installation and update.
+ Customizable keyboard shortcuts for opening the Typinator window and pausing Typinator.
+ Reorganized Preferences window.
+ Clicking the icon in the menu bar now opens the Typinator window with a single click; a small triangle provides quick access to the menu.
+ Faster updates of the menu bar icon in the case of state changes.
+ Opening the Typinator window no longer causes space switches.
+ New "Check for Updates" item in the Typinator menu allows for quick checking for new versions.
+ Typinator now correctly disables itself when CoRD (Cocoa Remote Desktop) is the active application.
+ Works around a problem where a sets folder inside a FileVault-encrypted home folder was rejected because it was "removable".
+ Fixes an issue when the iDisk was not yet available during startup or login.
+ Fixes a problem with incorrect pasteboard formats that caused an increase of the CPU load.
+ Works around an issue in Mail where multiple spaces in the expansion were replaced with a single space.
+ Fixes an issue with Eudora 6 where Typinator failed to remove the abbreviation before inserting the expansion.
+ Fixes an irritating error message when Typinator was registered with a newer license key.
+ Improved version checking during beta tests.
+ Fixes a problem with multi-line expansions in SeaMonkey.
+ Typinator now correctly disables itself for Windows applications running in Unity mode in VMWare Fusion.
+ Works around a problem with expansions in certain web pages with Safari and Google Chrome.
+ Fixes a problem with expansions in Flash-based web content in Safari.
+ Typinator now suppresses strange tooltips that appear when the mouse pointer is over a long expansion in the abbreviation table.
+ Works around a problem that caused insertion of incorrect line endings in SubEthaEdit.
+ Fixes a problem with multi-line expansions in WebKit.
+ Fixes a cosmetic issue with separator lines in the preference panel.
+ Fixes an error that caused the "match case" option to fail when the abbreviation was in all upper case.
+ Works around a problem with TIFF clipboard contents created by Adobe Fireworks.

Version 3.5.1 | Release Date: 2009-07-08 | Download

+ Now correctly handles multi-line expansions in Coda, Mailplane, ScreenSteps and TextMate.
+ Works around compatibility issues with site-specific browsers created with Fluid.
+ Works around a problem in Opera and LyX that caused expansions to appear as a series of "a".
+ Fixes a compatibility issue with the new expansion technique in RagTime.
+ Fixes a problem that caused in typed abbreviations to remain after the expansion in BlitzMail.
+ Works around a glitch in Quicken that caused insertion of the expansion without deleting the abbreviation.
+ Fixes a problem with setting the cursor position to the end of a line in BBEdit, Eclipse, TextWrangler and Xcode.
+ Fixes a problem with expansions containing tab characters in Ecto.
+ Fixes a problem with double braces in Eclipse.

Version 3.4.1 | Release Date: 2009-02-24 | Download

New in 3.4.1
+ Fixes a problem with fast user switching where expansions did not work when Typinator was used in multiple accounts on the same computer.
+ Works around a problem where Typinator did not expand abbreviations entered in certain dialog windows of InqScribe.
+ Fixes a problem where Typinator could not assist with opening System Preferences when the "Enable access for assistive devices" option was turned off.
New in 3.4
+ It is now possible to temporarily suspend Typinator.
+ Works around a problem that caused Typinator to fail in certain floating windows (such as Spotlight or TaskPaper's quick entry window).
+ Fixes errors in the usage notes of some of the predefined sets.
+ Expansion and correction sounds did not play when the "Feedback Sound" option had been turned off in a previous version of Typinator.
+ Fixes a problem where editing an abbreviation did not work properly after deleting all characters with the backspace key.
+ Solves a problem that caused Typinator to mess up an abbreviation while typing in the abbreviation text field.
+ Fixes a problem where Typinator did not recognize abbreviations typed immediately after deleting a word with alt-backspace.
+ Fixes a bug that caused the memory requirements to grow over time.
+ Fixes a problem with truncated texts in the German localization.
+ Typinator now preserves the height of the set list when the size of the window changes.
+ Fixes a problem that caused duplication of prefixes and suffixes with space characters.
+ Works around a problem that caused expansions within Typinator's own window.
+ Fixes a problem that caused some of Typinator's alert messages to appear invisibly beneath open windows of other applications.

Version 3.3 | Release Date: 2008-12-23 | Download

+ New "Set Info" window for convenient editing of set-specific options.
+ Each set can now have its own expansion sound.
+ Typinator now uses separate default sounds for expansions and corrections.
+ A new "Notes" field lets you add comments and copyright notices to sets.
+ You can now conveniently define common prefix and suffix characters for all abbreviations within a set.
+ English autocorrection sets are now included in US and British versions.
+ Two new built-in sets with Unicode subscript and superscript characters.
+ The whole word and case options can now be changed for multiple abbreviations in one step.
+ Smarter handling of apostrophes covers most special cases in English and French.
+ Sets now have an option that determines whether its items count as corrections or expansions in Typinator's statistics.
+ Typinator updates its preferences file less often under heavy use.
+ Works around a problem in NetBeans that caused Typinator to insert the previous contents of the clipboard.
+ Fixes a problem that caused the memory requirements of Typinator to grow after certain editing operations.
+ Fixes a problem where Typinator refused to import sets from certain locations near the Application Support folder.
+ Fixes a problem with conversion of large expansions from older set formats.
+ Fixes an interference with Contactizer Pro's auto-completion feature.
+ Fixes a problem where typed abbreviations were not removed in Adobe Acrobat.

Version 3.2 | Release Date: 2008-10-17 | Download

+ New predefined set for FileMaker developers provides shortcuts for all FileMaker 9 functions.
+ Works around a problem in OpenOffice and NeoOffice that caused Typinator to insert the previous contents of the clipboard.
+ Works around an inconsistency in Apple Mail's handling of line ends.
+ Improves compatibility with BlueJ, where the clipboard was sometimes inserted instead of an expansion.
+ Improved internal technique for definition of application-specific exceptions.
+ Improved technique for adding predefined sets.
+ Refinements in the English dictionaries avoid undesirable replacements in other languages.
+ Now includes the "Application Settings" command in the Action and status menus.

Version 3.1 | Release Date: 2008-07-13 | Download
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Version 3.0 | Release Date: 2008-04-14 | Download

- Typinator now acts as a dockless application with a status bar menu item.
- Search field in the toolbar allows quick searching for abbreviations and expansions.
- Typinator now supports single-character abbreviations.
- Automatic checking for new versions.
- Typinator now includes the TidBITS AutoCorrection set.
- Restores the original type-selection feature within lists on Leopard.
- Works around a bug in InDesign that causes InDesign CS3 to crash after copying guides to the clipboard while PopChar is running.
- Fixes a problem that caused Typinator to forget the setting of the list splitter.
- On some Macs, the abbreviation window always appeared when Typinator was launched even though the corresponding preferences setting was turned off.
- Fixes a crash after importing new sets.
- Typinator now correctly disables itself in Parallels Desktop.
- Works around a bug in the implementation of the Paste command in ScreenSteps.
- Typinator now allows custom set assignments for X11.
- Fixes a problem with updates of the abbreviation list after selecting a new set.
- Fixes incorrect cursor positioning in Camino.
- Fixes a crash when the sets were modified on disk.
- Fixes a problem that could cause loss of the expansion text when changing the expansion type from plain to formatted and vice versa.
- Printing of large sets is now significantly faster.
- Improved layout of printed pages fits more abbreviations on each page.
- More detailed indicators for situations in which Typinator is disabled.
- Various cosmetic improvements.
- Refined versions of the built-in autocorrection sets create fewer conflicts among languages.
- Improved handling of the terminator character typed to complete a "whole word" abbreviation.

Version 2.1 | Release Date: 2007-11-27 | Download

Typinator 2.1 is ready for Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard).
When typing an abbreviation in Flash, Typinator inserted the expansion without deleting the typed abbreviation.
In Numbers, expansion took place in wrong spreadsheet cells.
In ZDE, the Zend Development Environment, the previous contents of the clipboard got inserted instead of the expansion.
Fixes a problem that could cause insertion of the current clipboard in MS Office applications.
Fixes a problem with expansion in Second Life's chat input line.
Printing a set did not work when the set contained invalid or corrupted abbreviations.
Typinator did not work with certain keyboard layouts on Leopard.
Fixes a problem with expansion within Terminal in Leopard.
Fixes a problem with cursor positioning in Terminal, iTerm and a number of other Cocoa applications.
Fixes a problem with source text editing in Xcode 3.0.
Solves a compatibility problem with LaunchBar on Mac OS X 10.5.
Works around a clipboard-related problem in MS Office applications that could lead to crashes after copying a piece of text.
Improved compatibility with You Control.
Typinator can no longer be stopped inadvertently by typing command-Q.
Cosmetic improvements, mostly for Leopard.
Fixes an inconsistency with online renewal of license keys.
Refinements of the built-in auto-correction dictionaries.
Typinator now correctly disables itself when Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection 2.0 or Leopard's Screen Sharing is active.

Version 2.0 | Release Date: 2007-06-04 | Download

Sets allow convenient organization of abbreviations.
Import and export of abbreviation sets.
Comes with autocorrection sets for English, German and French.
Import from Textpander, TextExpander and TypeIt4Me.
Import of tab-delimited text files.
Application-specific set assignment.
Typinator can be disabled in individual applications.
Improved handling of conflicts among abbreviations.
Cursor position marker.
Clipboard insertion within expansions.
Streamlined user interface for improved conformance to Apple's guidelines.
The abbreviation table can be sorted by abbreviation, expansion, options, and conflict status.
The width of the abbreviation column can be extended in the list of abbreviations.
Whole word and case options are now shown in the abbreviation table.
Expansion of abbreviations is much faster now, even while typing extremely fast and with thousands of defined abbreviations and autocorrections.
Significantly reduced memory requirements, especially with large expansions.
Statistics in the About window tell you how much time Typinator has saved you.
The abbreviation list now displays the first non-space characters in multi-line expansions.
Print icon in the toolbar.
Typinator now comes with a tutorial for first-time users.
Revised trial mode makes it easier to explore all Typinator features without a license key
Improved Compatibility with iTerm.
The Typinator window no longer comes to the front when it expands an abbreviation in Entourage 10.
Expanding whole-word abbreviations could cause incorrect expansions later.
In case-insignificant abbreviations containing certain accented letters, one or more typed characters were not replaced.
Plain text expansions were shown with wrong text attributes when a formatted expansion was selected previously.
Expanding in AppleWorks spreadsheets did not work properly.
Fast typing with overlapping keystrokes caused Typinator to skip abbreviations. (*)
Typinator disabled the keyboard shortcut for showing and hiding the dock. (*)
Printing very long expansions resulted in overprint on following pages.
Works around problems in QuarkXpress and InDesign CS1 that caused insertion of the clipboard instead of the selected character.
The Typinator window no longer flickers at startup when the "access for assistive devices" option is off at startup.
The disabled icon in the dock remained stuck even after quitting Typinator.

Version 1.6.1 | Release Date: 2007-02-09 | Download
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