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Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: Visual QuickStart Guide by Maria Langer

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Chapter 11. Using TextEdit

TextEdit

TextEdit (Figure 1) is a text editing application that comes with Mac OS. As its name implies, TextEdit lets you create, open, edit, and print text documents (Figure 2), including the “Read Me” files that come with many applications.

The TextEdit application icon.

Figure 1. The TextEdit application icon.

A TextEdit document’s icon.

Figure 2. A TextEdit document’s icon.

This chapter explains how to use TextEdit to create, edit, format, open, and save documents.

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  • TextEdit can open and save Microsoft Word 2004 and earlier format files. This makes it possible to work with and ...

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