Adapt the your template wording based on the gender

Thanks to its advanced macro language, PhraseExpander can adapt the pronouns in your template (based on the gender), to make your text feel more natural.

We have prepared a special Autogender template that provides you with preset variables that you can immediately include in your templates.

How to set up your template for auto adapt to gender

1

Download and install the Autogender template (if you cannot install it automatically, click here to download and install it manually).

The new Autogender glossary is added, which contains  2 templates (the Autogender template and one that shows how to use it).

2

Select the template you want to use the Autogender variables in and open the Manage variables window by right-clicking in the editor and choosing Variables > Manage...

3

Click on Edit referenced templates

4

From the References to external templates, select the Autogender template and add it to the list of referenced templates.

5

Click OK to confirm

6

The referenced variables are shown with a special icon, to clearly indicate that they belong to a different template. Now your variables are ready to use.

NOTE: Referenced variables are stored in the template that contains them (not in the local one). When making changes to them all the templates that use them will be affected.

How to use autogender variables in your template

Once you have imported the glossary and added it as a reference, you can use the variables in your template

1

To enter a variable, when inside the editor, click on Variables → Browse and choose the desired variable

2

Compose your template in the masculine and use variables instead of pronouns as follows

he → {{he}}
him → {{him}}
his → {{his}}
Mr → {{mr}}<br>
	
3

If the pronouns are positioned at the beginning of a sentence and need to be with the first letter in uppercase, you can adapt the variable casing as follows

He → {{he t}}
Him → {{him t}}
His → {{his t}}<br>
	
4

When you execute the template, PhraseExpander will ask you to enter the gender and will adapt the result accordingly

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