Tabs3 Connect: Text Macros

April 2023    Tags: , ,

Did you know that text macros can be used in Tabs3 Connect? Text macros are used to help speed up data entry by maintaining a list of Macro IDs that expand out to full words or phrases when typed. For example, entering “PNG” may expand out to “plea of not guilty,” or “ATT” may expand to “attended.” Keep in mind that although macros can be used in Tabs3 Connect, they must still be added and modified in Tabs3 Billing or PracticeMaster.

To enable text macros in Tabs3 Connect for this session, simply open Tabs3 Connect, click the  button, and then select Enable Text Macros. If text macros are enabled and you prefer to disable them for this session, select Disable Text Macros instead. You can also specify the default setting in System Configuration for each user. This means that the setting you select will be the default every time you log in to

To set the default behavior for text macros in Tabs3 Connect

  1. Open System Configuration.
  2. From the File menu, point to Open and select Users.
  3. Select the desired User ID.
  4. Click the Tabs3 Connect Settings button.
  5. In the Text Macros Default field, select On or Off.

For more information on Tabs3 Connect, contact your Tabs3 Software consultant, call Support at (402) 419-2210, or visit Knowledge Base Article R11480, “All About Tabs3 Connect.”

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