This documentation refers to PhraseExpress v16 beta. The documentation for current v15 is available here.

Features

Enable/disable specific features:

Launch with Windows

To launch PhraseExpress with Windows, enable Settings » Features » Autostart.

Depending on this setting, PhraseExpress will place/remove the PhraseExpress program shortcut into the Windows startup folder "%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\" for your user account.

PhraseExpress can only configure the startup behavior for the user who is currently logged in. To auto-start PhraseExpress for all users, place a PhraseExpress shortcut into the common users startup folder (default path: %programdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp\)

Capitalize first letter of sentences

If enabled, PhraseExpress automatically capitalizes the first word of each new sentence.

Example: "This is a sentence. this is another sentence." will be corrected to "This is a sentence. This is another sentence.".

This feature starts working after you typed a sentence. It does not work right after switching to, or clicking into a program window, as it would prevent you from entering any lower case text at all.

  • Autotexts, beginning with lower case, will not be detected if this feature corrects your input.
  • Prevent collision of this feature with other programs, e.g. MS Word, which has a similar feature.
  • This feature is not fault-proof and may unwantedly kick in, e.g. after abbreviations within a sentence.

COrrect TWo INitial CApitals

If enabled, PhraseExpress corrects the second capital letter of each word into lower case after entering the third letter in lower case.

Example: "INput" will be corrected into "Input".

  • Avoid collision of this feature with other programs, e.g. MS Word, which has a similar feature. Diable such feature in either program.
  • Autotexts, beginning with two capital letters, will not be detected if this feature corrects your input.

Pro/Enterprise features

PhraseExpress is available as a Standard, Pro and Enterprise Edition with different feature sets.

Even, if you licensed a basic edition, you can still try out all features of any higher edition to evaluate the benefits of an upgrade. While using such features, you will receive occasional license reminder if using any feature not included in your license.

To disable such license reminders:
  • Upgrade to the edition which includes the features used.
  • Discontinue using features, that are not included in your product edition.
  • Uncheck option "Enable Pro/Enterprise features" to disable features which are not included in your license.

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