Auto Text Expander

Auto Text Expander

Create custom keyboard shortcuts to expand and replace text as you type!

What is Auto Text Expander?
'Auto Text Expander' is a Firefox add-on that empowers users to create custom keyboard shortcuts for the purpose of expanding and replacing text as they type. This ingenious tool, a port from Chrome Webstore, is widely appreciated for its functionality and user-convenience. It has been released under the MIT license.
Stats
By: Pete
Users: 1,705 ▲ 11
Rating: 3.46 (39)
Version: 1.9.5.1 (Last updated: 2019-06-24)
Creation date: 2019-06-24
Weekly download count: 40
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • tabs
  • storage
  • unlimitedStorage
  • <all_urls>
  • notifications
  • clipboardRead
Size: 181.66K
URLs: Website
Stats date:

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Summary

This is a port from the Chrome Webstore and has been released under the MIT licence - https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/auto-text-expander-for-go/iibninhmiggehlcdolcilmhacighjamp?hl=en

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • Works well on some websites and in testing page
  • Useful for repetitive tasks
  • Great concept and idea
Cons
  • Doesn't work on many websites
  • Limit on data storage
  • Issues with deleting trigger text
  • No updates in a long time
Most mentioned
  • Doesn't work on Facebook
  • Limit on data storage
  • Doesn't work in some text areas
  • Instructions and features not updated for Firefox
  • %clip% feature does not work on Firefox
Recent reviews
I recently switched web browsers due to some… irritations… and I was hoping to find an Addon like "Text Blaze" for Google Chrome. I've gotten very accustomed to having my text "expanded" as it does on mobile devices, and I find the feature very handy. Sadly, this Addon doesn't suit that need at all. Sometimes, it works. It seemed to operate just fine under search engines like Google and other simple forms, and it works well under its own "try it here" form. Most times, however, it doesn't work at all. Noteworthy examples of this are Online Notepad, Discord, and this very review form. Please remedy this and get back to us. Thank you.
by Jo Li KMC, 2024-04-23

by Dizlol, 2023-10-31
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Safety
Risk impact

Auto Text Expander is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Auto Text Expander if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Auto Text Expander has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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