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Where do I order Shorthand expander? Can't find anywhere NM

Posted By: Mtn MT on 2006-02-15
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suggestion box feature that you can stretch across the bottom of your screen to remind you of the expansions. Also, make up a little system for your expansions. Some people use ABCZ, but I use a phonetic/consonant system or the first letters of phrases because that's what I can remember. It's like car license plates with no vowels. sbrc is subarachnoid cnsn is consultation

It might be that you haven't found your company fit yet, too. Keep searching for a better company if the current one isn't cutting it.
Shorthand expander
Did someone pmce say that ShortHand could keep track of repeated phrases etc? What version? I have Version 8 I believe and don't see where it can do that. Thanks
Need help with Shorthand expander (sm)
I'm feeling pretty dumb here.  I use Instant Text and the Expander with my regular job with no problem, but my PT job uses ShortHand and honestly, I've never figured it out.  If you use Shorthand would you please email me.  I feel silly enough posting this.  I don't want to ask questions and feel worse.  Just please put in the subject that you're from MTStars.           
shorthand expander
I too used PRD+ with Word Perfect DOS 5.0.  Make pretty good money, but none like those other people that type.  Have wondered and wondered how they do it.  Can you tell me.
Help with Shorthand expander (sm)
I really hate this Expander but it is what works best with this other company I work for.  How do you make -year-old move so it is next to the number when you key in yo?  TIA
Tru Shorthand expander
Shorthand and Instant Text work about the same way. ShortHand has a free 30-day trial you can download online, and it is a lot cheaper than Instant Text.


I have been using Shorthand since 1997, and have never had a problem or complaint.
question about shorthand expander

I am trying to figure out which Expander to purchase and I feel so dumb.  I shorthand expander something I download to my PC or is it more like a CD?  Can I use it on more than one computer, i.e. home and work?  I'm actually trying to find something that can sort of travel with me, like bringing my tool box along with me.  Is that possible? 


need to import DQS expander to Shorthand (sm)
What file do I look for and where/how do I find it?  Step by step instructions would be nice.  Thank you. :-)
Shorthand word expander -
Tech board is down.  Need to know how to stop word from expanding.  Any info would be appreciated.  Thanks
Shorthand is by far the best expander and works with everything. nm


Is Shorthand the best word expander?

Shorthand is far superior to that expander for extext
Transferring my ShortHand expander to another computer... Help!
I have gotten permission from my company that I can transfer my ShortHand abbreviation Expander to their computer.  I have saved everything to CD.  I had to downloaded the new ShortHand Program to the new computer.  Someone care to give me step-by-step process.  Thanks!  I must be doing something wrong, as when I try the file conversion, it says "source and destination cannot be the same."  I was saving from the CD to the program on the ShortHand file Programs on the C drive
Shorthand/Word Expander Feedback.

We are in process of revamping MTStars FlashType (Shorthand/Word Expander).


We appreciate feedback from all visitors who are/were using any Shorthand/Word Expander Software in terms...

=> Which software do you use and why? (e.g User friendly, Robust, Built-in Dictionaries etc.)

=> The features you like and dislike within software?

=> What are your suggestions for upgraded version of FlashType? Which features you would like to see in it?

This thread will be followed by our staff and 5 Free copies of upgraded version of MTStars FlashType will be given (by end of August, 2008) to best feedback providers in this discussion.

PS. It's an official thread by MTStars Administration. We don't want disparaging remarks/comments about other software providers, we respect all the competitors. The only purpose is to evaluate End User experience regarding Shorthand/Word Expanders in general and FlashType in particular.

MTStars Administration.

Shorthand is not the Windows "shorthand/expander" SM
and has only a virtual tour, not a true demo, so far as I know anyway. The program so misleadingly advertised may be excellent, but it's new and untried, not one of the industry leaders ShortHand is.
Has anyone had problems with their Shorthand text expander? sm
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Anyone with JLG, what expander do you use? I have something but find it's not (sm)
working well for me.  I haven't been able to figure their's out (don't laugh!) correctly and I'm looking for something else to supplement it/replace it so I can get my line count up higher (only working there part time).  What Expander works for you???
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You need an expander like Instant Text or Shorthand so you don't have to keep converting every ti
Can an expander be created in Shorthand while typing the document?
Or do you have to get out of the document and make up the expansions?  When you download it from the website, do you get any instructions along with the program?  Any other info would be appreciated. 
How do you get the shorthand word expander to work in 'word client'?
I can't find anything about this on the Shorthand site.
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POLL: Productivity gain using your expander and what expander you use.
Guess I need to make it work harder.
The shortcuts expander works with the Bayscribe expander as well.
All at the same time.
SpeedType and Shorthand are the exact same program. Shorthand is lots cheaper and also has a trial.
{@KEY BkSp}-pack-per-year is for Shorthand. Using the semicolon works with both Shorthand and

;yo = -year-old

;py= -pack-year


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you can import your autocorrect into Shorthand.
I took shorthand too. But it sure comes in helpful for my expanders. I view words in shorthand for
i did use shorthand once in a job but i was so nervous the "boss" took pity and dictated the report on dictaphone.
If it is Shorthand, save the SPF file to a disk, then if you buy Shorthand yourself....
you can just drop the SPF file into it. That is not dishonest since you are the one who put the macros in. I am sure is it is another Expander there is a way to save the macro file and then drop it in the expander you buy on your own.
not in age-order...but
sun-in for the hair was as brave as we got -- and trying to convince dad i didn't do anything to my hair...

rolling up our skirts at the waist when we got to school so they'd be above our knees..

when velvet oxfords were the coolest

when rollerskates had keys (i still have my key)

getting vaccines at school via sugar cubes

or howabout when seatbelts first came out in cars...

going to visit great-grandma and she would sit and read the Bible, while i read "highlights" magazine and how she'd try to give me 'a penny' for my thoughts...
Must See TV (in no particular order)
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You can just order them that way.
I ordered mine from Gateway w/ XP and really like it.
Where to order from:
This is the best place I have found, from Executive Communications. You can email Tom at:


or go to their website, just Google Executive Communications. It is located in Ventura, California.
You can order them here
go to chat room on web site and find out. i'm working but if you find out, let me know.
creepy dude.
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the natural order in the would does not
Well, I guess we better never, ever order from them again
No wonder they can never hear your order. nm
....Would you like India with your order sir?
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Order new computer without it ....
Was told by computer person not to get it. By the end of the year there would be another update to correct everything that was wrong with Vista.  Same thing happened with Millenium.  I will be waiting for the next update. 
need to order a dell with XP.
or should I be able to just order it on-line?  Any preferences?  Thank you.  Merry Christmas.