TextEdit also offers formatting features that you can use to change the appearance of text.
Font formatting enables you to change the appearance of text characters. This includes the font typeface and family, character style, character size, and character color.
Text formatting enables you to change the appearance of entire paragraphs of text. This includes the alignment, line spacing, and ruler settings such as tabs and indentation.
This chapter introduces the most commonly used formatting options in TextEdit. You can further explore these and other options on your own.
Some text formatting options are on the ruler. If the ruler is not showing, you can display it by choosing Format > Text > Show Ruler or by pressing ...