Keys to the Kingdom

In this week’s Loose Wire Service column (which runs in print publications, more here), I write about those unsung heroes of productivity: programs that store globs of text for you so you don’t have to keep typing the same thing. Last time I talked about how the keyboard is often a quicker way to launch …

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More Timesaving Software

Here’s yet another piece of software that bears a vague resemblance to ActiveWords — besides its name, that is. ActiveLaunch, from a company in Pskov, Russia, called GSI Software Research, allows you “the opportunity to faster [sic] open frequently used applications, documents, and folders using both the mouse and the keyboard.” You can assign all …

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