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How to search and replace text in any application

This function is outdated and replaced with "Text" activation method, please refer to a corresponding manual page

Autoreplace is similar to the Paste text action type. It lets you replace a short text string with a long one automatically as you type. For example, to type .em to be replaced with myemail@domain.com .

Action Parameters

Replace enter the text to be replaced

with enter the text you want to paste

For details please refer to Paste text

Usage ideas:

  • paste longer, frequently used text strings automatically over the specified short strings as you type
  • correct errors on the fly; if you often mistype "you" as "yuo", correct it automatically

See also:

Paste text action type