TextEdit is an Apple text editing application available on OS X. It supports Rich Text (.rtf) and plain text (.txt) formats.

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textedit file delete after restart on Mac OS X

Situation I got textedit file, which was already saved, but not closed, opened while I was restarting Mac OS X system. The problem After restart the file was not there in folder and I was unable to ...
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SRT Subtitles - issue with line breaks

I've manually created an SRT file through textEdit. I used all the right formatting and it played well on VLC. 20 00:04:23,020 --> 00:04:24,230 - Nah, I'm not hungry. 21 00:04:24,230 --> ...
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TextEdit: RTF to PDF: a hyperlink issue

As we know we can add a hyperlink into our .rtf documents. How to ask TextEdit to generate PDF with hyperlinks that are visible (blue colour and underline style)?
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Is it possible to change printing font size of TextEdit in OS X

The way I have it now, TextEdit prints with huge fonts size (like 24 points or so). I'd like to change that. Is it possible?
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Change tab spacing in TextEdit on OS X

How do you change the tab spacing for TextEdit? The default is too big (8 spaces, I think). I'm using OS X Mavericks.
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TextEdit : Removing default text from untitled file

I tried to copy a very large text into an untitled TextEdit file. Now TextEdit starts showing progress wheel, whenever I try to edit or save the untitled file. I can get rid of the wheel only by force ...
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How do you create a Table of Contents in TextEdit?

Is this functionality available for TextEdit? I recently decided I don't want to use the buggy Mac Word 2011 and use TextEdit exclusively. But, when I open my old .doc files the table of contents ...
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How do I change the file extension with TextEdit on osx?

I am teaching Python to the people I work with, and we are all mac users. I would like to be able to create files like hello.py or data.csv. However, I do not see an option in TextEdit to save as a ...
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Insert bullets in TextEdit on Mac OS X

i see this question : Insert bullets in Micosoft Notepad so, i interested to know "shortkey to insert 'bullet' character in TextEdit"
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Is there a way to modify the default indents and tabs in OSX's Text Edit app?

Tab stops and indents can be modified on an individual document basis by clicking/dragging within the ruler area, but this must be done for every file. Is there a way to modify the default indents ...
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HTML file saved from TextEdit shown as source code in the browser

For some reason, when I type HTML into TextEdit and save it as an HTML document, and I load it, I see all the text, unformatted, including the tags. How would I fix this?
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How do open a HTML file as text on OS X?

How do we open a HTML file on OS X? I tried open with TextEdit.app but it shows me the HTML page not that HTML source! Even when I put it as "text only" it doesn't work (it just takes the HTML page ...
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Getting Textedit to save to an arbitrary directory on my Mac

When I save a file from textedit, it typically gives me a very limited list of directories I can save it in. A few standard places like Documents, Downloads, and so on, plus five "recent places." Is ...
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TextEdit not caring about hard links? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hard link not works under Mac OS X in GUI mode I did a little experiment. First I ran the following in a Terminal: mkdir test cd test echo "A" > a echo "B" > b ln ...
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On a Mac, how do you start TextEdit or TextMate from a shell? (bash)

I tried and the only way seemed like typing in /Applications/TextEdit.app/Contents/MacOS/TextEdit in a bash shell. But even when I close the application, it is not considered an exit. I need to go ...
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Hard link not works under Mac OS X in GUI mode

I faced a little strange behavior, while using hard links. From Terminal, I create a text file 1.txt and a hard link "to this file" nano 1.txt mkdir dir ln 1.txt ./dir/ I check the resulting hard ...
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Notepad and Textedit exchange

I use both W7 and Mac OSX on several machines, with sugarsync to sync files and directories. So far no problem. However txt files created by W7 Notepad are displayed differently with Mac TextEdit. And ...
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Preserve indention converting RTF to TXT on OS X

I made a multi-level bulleted list in TextEdit that looks something like: foo bar stuff things However, when I try to convert it to text (via cmd-shift-T, copy and paste, or textutil), the ...
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How to disable line wrap in TextEdit

I can not find a settings in TextEdit to disable line wrap. I have found only wrap to page/window.
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Opening iWork Pages documents in Textedit

I have a Pages (iWork '08) document I'd like to work on on my laptop, but my laptop doesn't have iWork. When I try to open the document, it turns out to actually be a folder with several things ...