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Mac OS X Lion: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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14. TextEdit

In This Chapter:

Launching & Quitting TextEdit

Entering & Editing Text

Basic Text Formatting

Undoing & Redoing Actions

Copy, Cut, & Paste

Checking Spelling & Grammar

Saving Documents

Opening Documents

TextEdit is a text editing application that comes with Mac OS. As its name implies, TextEdit lets you create, open, edit, and print text documents.

Over the years, TextEdit’s feature set has been improved and expanded to offer many of the features found in more advanced word processing applications, such as iWorks’ Pages and Microsoft Word. Indeed, TextEdit can open and edit documents created with either of those applications. You might even find that it meets most of your word processing needs.

This chapter explains how to use TextEdit ...

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