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So, I'm looking for a software native to gnome that provides automatic text replacement. Something similar to autohotkey would be great, though I really don't care about all that extra autohotkey functionality. I'm just looking for text replacement that works seamlessly while I'm typing wherever I'm typing.

I've heard that autohotkey runs on wine, but I'd really rather install something native to unix. Is there a software like this?

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Try autokey. I'm just starting with it, but it seems that it will do the job.

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That's great. Does it also support special key presses? (Such as pressing the up key) –  Bruce Connor Mar 19 '10 at 21:09
    
Just tried it, and Yes! –  outsideblasts Mar 19 '10 at 21:38

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