How do I create shorthand words or templates to avoid typos when writing in Confluence?

Hi,

I want to type AQBFJOTLD in my page, and it should expand as "A Quick Brown Fox Jumps Over The Lazy Dog". How do I create such shorthand templates in Confluence?

Can you help me please?

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Stephen Deutsch Community Champion Jul 26, 2017

As long as the expansions are only for you, why not try a browser extension that does text expansion? According to the description, this one works with Confluence:

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/auto-text-expander-for-go/iibninhmiggehlcdolcilmhacighjamp

Thanks, Stephen. I understand my question was not clear. The short forms (templates) will be shared with many writers in my team.

When writing in our company's MediaWiki portal, we create templates (https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Templates) to store values. For example, we type New Feature Added in {{SF}} App in the Edit mode, and when we go to the Preview/Read mode, we get New Feature Added in SnowFlake App. This is a lot more reliable than inline text expanders for any serious writing business. I would like to know if Confluence has anything of this sort.

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