Assign abbreviations and shortcuts to glossaries/groups
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Abbreviations and keyboard shortcuts can be assigned to Phrases glossaries and groups.
When a glossary/group is triggered by its shortcut or abbreviation, the contents of the glossary/group are displayed, similarly to what happens when typing the abbreviation associated with a phrase.
You can easily navigate the glossary/group structure from the Suggestions window.
A glossary or group can be invoked by typing the associated abbreviation or shortcut
To assign an abbreviation to a glossary/group
1.Select the desired glossary/group and double-click on the cell under the Abbreviation column
2.Type the desired abbreviation (or leave blank to remove it) and press the ENTER key to confirm
To assign a shortcut to a glossary/group
1.Select the desired glossary/group and click on the cell in the Shortcut column
2.Select the desired shortcut (or Clear to remove it) and press OK to confirm
How glossary/group and phrases abbreviations and shortcuts work together
1.Glossary/group abbreviations must be typed completely (even if SmartComplete is active). So, if the abbreviation associated with a group is tex you will need to type "tex" for it to appear on the screen.
2.Glossary/group abbreviations take precedence over phrase abbreviations. When a glossary/group abbreviation is triggered, no phrases associated with that abbreviation are displayed.
3.Glossary/group shortcuts take precedence over phrase shortcuts.
4.If two glossaries/groups have the same abbreviation or shortcut, PhraseExpander will show the one with the higher priority.
Showing / hiding the Abbreviation and Shortcut columns
Both the abbreviation and shortcut columns can be hidden to save space when displaying the glossaries list.
To hide / display the columns:
1.Right-click on the column header
2.Click on any item to hide / display the associated column
The glossary list pane