Save your often used text snippets and then expand them whenever you type their abbreviation.
For example:- "spr`" expands to "Snippet Pixie rules!"
For non-accessible applications such as browsers and Electron apps, there's a shortcut (default is Ctrl+`) for opening a search window that pastes the selected snippet.
The Search and Paste window, opened with Ctrl+` (can be changed), is very convenient for quickly finding and pasting snippets, and shows the most recently used snippets first for quick access. Using Shift+Return or Shift+Click on an entry in the Search and Paste window will Shift+Ctrl+V paste, great for terminal emulators, vim etc.
Snippets can be imported and exported in a simple JSON format.
Date/Time: Insert the current or calculated date/time with configurable format.
Clipboard: Insert the text contents of the clipboard.
Snippets: Insert snippets in your snippets!
Cursor: Set where the cursor should end up after the snippet has expanded.
All placeholders are delimited (wrapped) by "$$", with the placeholder name starting with an "@" symbol.
For example, today's date can be inserted with "$$@date$$".
The packages for RHEL 8 and RHEL 7 are in each distribution’s respective Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository. The instructions for adding this repository diverge slightly between RHEL 8 and RHEL 7, which is why they’re listed separately below.
The EPEL repository can be added to RHEL 8 with the following command: