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Remember a short text and recall with a password

by sacolman / October 8, 2013 10:38 PM PDT

The Apple 2 (remember it?) had a small program which enabled you to type a small amount of text and recall it with a very short string. As an example: To save you writing out your email address such as "adsl5mkl@tpg.com.au" you could type "sac5" and the above email address would appear. Is there such a program available for Windows ?

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Sounds like Yankee Clipper
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 9, 2013 3:43 AM PDT
http://www.intelexual.com/products/yc3/

While wonder about the password angle as you already logged into your PC, are you asking that each app ask for passwords over and over? Does not sound like a good experience to me.
Bob
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Sounds like Yankee Clipper
by sacolman / October 13, 2013 10:54 AM PDT

Thank you for your help.

I have not yet used your advise, but I think that it will do the job of remembering some strings.

To remember my email address is for the purpose of opening some social networks and journals, where I need to use my email address and a password (which Of course I keep to myself)

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Sounds like Yankee Clipper
by driouchi / October 10, 2013 3:24 AM PDT
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Sounds like Yankee Clipper
by sacolman / October 13, 2013 10:55 AM PDT

Many thanks.

I have downloaded but not used the program as yet, but it most likely is suitable. Thanks.

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For something similiar I use Hotkeys
by volvogirl / October 18, 2013 12:03 PM PDT

So I click the windows logo key & a letter and get whatever I programmed it to do. I got it from CNET. I think it's called Auto Hotkeys. It types anything you want. Some of mine are pretty long with several paragraphs and links. I have one setup just for my email address. I used all numbers 0-9 and all 26 letters A-Z.

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