On Windows, if I want to enjoy a rtf book, I use MS word and use the full screen reading view.

What is a similar/inexpensive solution on the mac.



Preview has a very nice full screen mode enabled by +Shift+F.

You will have to resave the rtf document as a PDF using TextEdit.

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    Cmd-F is find? Did you mean Slideshow mode using Cmd-Shift-F? – Paulo Apr 8 '10 at 19:50
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    On Snow Leopard its Cmd-Shift-F. Also you won't be able to open an .rtf with Preview but you can open the .rtf with TextEdit and Save As PDF. – cOle2 Apr 8 '10 at 20:00
  • Unfortunately you can't click anywhere to go to the next page, only on a relatively small button. :( – Charles Apr 8 '10 at 20:37
  • @Charles: You can press the left and right arrow keys to move pages. – Ritwik Bose Apr 8 '10 at 21:10

I like to use the megazoomer plugin, which allows any cocoa application to become full screen. Every time I used it on a terminal window I feel nostalgic of DOS days...


MS Word is available on OSX as well, so you can simply keep using that if you wish.

  • Geh, I bought MS Office 2008... it does not have this feature?! – Charles Apr 11 '10 at 15:36
  • @Charles: I'm sure it does... – Ether Apr 16 '10 at 18:02

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