In Textexpander, Schechter uses the following abbreviation:
and pairs it with this plain text snippet:
Blogx – %| – %y-%m-%d
When called, the snippet inserts your keyword and current date, and leaves you with a blinking cursor – in place of ‘Type Your Title Here’ – ready for you to complete your file name:
Blogx – Type Your Title Here – 12-12-28
I bought Textexpander in early 2012. It’s one of a number of apps that I expect to stay with me through 2013 and beyond. My last post of 2012 will complete the line-up.
Schechter’s blog, A Better Mess, is packed with useful workflow tips and other advice, all in the name of Getting Things Done.