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    Jan 20, 2013
    Can you do iOS style Keyboard Shortcuts in Mountain Lion?
    It seems in the Mac world, keyboard shortcuts refers to stuff like "Command-V" to automate a function. However, in the iOS world, it means when texting, you can setup custom codes to shorten typing sentences. Like OMW means "On my Way!". You just type in the three letter code and the sentence/phrase appears to be selected.

    Is this possible in OSX?

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    Oct 01, 2007
    27" iMac i7 (2011) 10.11, Mac Mini i5 (2014), iPhone6s, Apple Watch, iPad Air 2, New AppleTV (4?)
    There's built in support like iOS:
    System Preferences > Language & Text > Text

    Or you can use a third party app like Text Expander
    Not been around these parts for a while. Trying to change that . .

    Please use the reputation system if you think you've been helped - bottom left of this post

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    Jan 20, 2013
    Dude you are awesome! That worked. Thanks a million.

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