Import from other applications

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PhraseExpander can read and import the shortcuts defined in many applications.

PhraseExpander can import phrases from the following applications:

Microsoft Word Autocorrections

Microsoft Word Autotexts / Building Blocks

TextExpander for Mac

Autohotkey script


Direct Access Command Pack

InstantText glossary

Shorthand dictionaries

Shortkey data file

SmartType Assistant



Type Pilot


To import from other applications

1.From the Glossaries tab, click on Add Glossary

2.Select From Other Applications

3.Select the application you want to import data from

4.Once you confirm, PhraseExpander will show you the Import Confirmation dialog
A new glossary containing your imported data is created


NOTE: According to the source data chosen, you can have either Autocorrect glossaries or Phrase glossaries.