ipad textexpander or TypeIt4Me

steve lofts
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Platform: Mac

Tue May 29, 2018 1:28 pm Post

Has anyone gotten either TypeIt4Me or Textexpander to work on the ipad with Scrivener?

It seems that textexpander does not work ... and I don't want to purchase TypeIt4Me if it does not work ...

any suggestions or insight will be appreciated ...

sorry if this has been discussed but I could not find the post if it has ...

SORRY: i should add I am using an external bluetooth keyboard ... textexpander works normally but not with an bluetooth keyboard for some reasons



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Platform: Mac + iOS

Tue May 29, 2018 2:44 pm Post

Looks like that's a no.

When typing within the TypeIt4Me Touch notepad app itself, yes, you can use a physical Bluetooth-connected keyboard. However, like other third party keyboards, the TypeIt4Me Touch keyboard extension that you can bring up in other apps will only work when you type directly on the screen. This is a limitation of the iOS platform.

- https://www.ettoresoftware.com/ios-apps ... questions/

Too bad, I've been looking for something like that as well. For now I've been relying on the built-in iOS text replacement, which does leave something to be desired.