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Is there some sort of auto text-insertion program with macros, similar to PhraseExpress for Windows in Linux?

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Something that would work in a GUI or on the command line, it doesn't matter. –  leeand00 May 15 '12 at 19:46
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What does PhraseExpress do? I don't understand what “auto-complete program with macros” means. –  Gilles May 15 '12 at 23:36
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AutoKey? –  Mikel May 16 '12 at 0:02
    
@Gilles You type something short, and the auto-complete program listens to what you typed; if it matches something in it's list, it will type a large string of text for you. That's how a simple auto-complete program works...but Phrase Express takes it further, allowing you to add a scripting language that will move the cursor around, copy and paste the clipboard, press key combinations etc...it's very powerful, and alot faster than typing everything yourself. You can reach wpm of over 300 if you do it right. –  leeand00 May 16 '12 at 14:24
    
@leeand00 Is this program an OS-level service that activates when you type in any program? Or is it an editor on its own right? Because if the latter: Emacs. –  Gilles May 16 '12 at 19:09
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Strange question. What do you want to achieve? Have an editor with auto-complete?

For vim look at this: http://vim.wikia.com/wiki/VimTip91 or generally search for "dictionary autocomplete".

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