OS X :: TextEdit To Notepad In Windows?

Jun 21, 2009

im savein some .txt files on the mac an openin them on a pc, an they open weird on the pc, without the line breaks

is there a settin in texteditor so windows can see it like i see it on the mac?

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: 10.7.4 Preview, TextEdit Unable To Close Windows?

May 22, 2012

I finally upgraded to 10.7.4 this morning, and promptly opened TextEdit to write a new note to myself. When I tried to save it- cmd+S - the "File" in the menu bar was selected for ~10 seconds, as though it were saving, and then it was done. I never got the dialog to actually name the file, choose where to save it, etc. (Keep in mind that I'd just opened a new blank file, so I was kind of expecting this dialog.) Then it got weirder. I tried to close the window- cmd+W - and the x in the upper-left corner of the window was selected, as though it were trying to close, for ~10 seconds. Then it gave up and the window was still there. Needless to say I gave up, force-quit TextEdit and wrote the note in emacs. Should've done that all along... 

Then, just now, I had the same thing happen to me in Preview. Can't save files, or close windows. Tried duplicating a jpg to save as a copy somewhere else, and never got a save dialog, and couldn't close either the copy or the original.  

MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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Applications :: Finding App For Mac Notepad

Dec 23, 2009

I've been looking for a free program that will allow me to have notes organized by different subjects but this seems to be the only thing I can find. Their demo doesn't allow you to do much so I wasn't able to really get the feel for it to decide if it's worth the money.

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Software :: Finding NotePad Alternative?

Dec 25, 2007

I'm looking for a good alternative for the Wndows' Notepad.

Something that will let me very quickly view any type of file.

Text edit isn't light enough, and also doesn't let me view many files (it just shows them as an attachment...)

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Applications :: How To Use Notepad To Create Log File

Dec 16, 2010

I am a mac newbie and I used to use Notepad to create log files like this: How to Use Notepad to Create a Log File. Is there something comparable on Mac?

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Applications :: Finding Notepad Application?

Aug 9, 2008

i have been searching for a notepad application for awhile ever since i saw some random person in my college using it, well its not really a notepad application more of listing notepad with lines.

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Applications :: Darwine 1.1.7 + Notepad++ On Leopard

Jan 9, 2009

I would like to use the Notepad++ on my new Mac, I found out (after a lot og Googling) that I need and Mac version of the Wine - the Darwine to be able to run it. So I got the 1.1.7 version of the Darwin form HERE After the installation I have the Darwine folder inside the Applications and it contains:

- Sample WineLib Applications
- Wine.Bundle
- WineHelper

Afterwards I got the Notepad++ from HERE. I downloaded the executable file (npp.5.1.3.Installer.exe) Now - my understand it about how to run the Notepad++ correctly is following:

1) Run the Wine.Bundle
2) Click "Choose the application"
3) Do so

- But just I can not choose the "npp.5.1.3.Installer.exe".
- If I just run the npp.5.1.3.Installer.exe direcly via clickung on it - it crashes
- If I try to run the WineHelper - it also crashes ....

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Applications :: Finding Alternative To Notepad For Mac

Sep 14, 2009

I need to do some HTML work and I am wondering if there is an alternative to Notepad ++ for Mac.

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MacBook Pro :: Whenever Download Something It Opens In Notepad

Jul 5, 2012

For example, when I tried to download Real Player....I got notepad gibberish. Not all downloads do this, but a lot do.

MacBook Pro

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OS X :: Is There A Free Notepad Equivalent On A Mac That Will Unformat Text

May 19, 2010

Is there a free windows notepad equivalent on a mac that will unformat text?

I dont like TextEdit as it keeps all formatting hyperlinks etc. I need to be able to copy text from a website, paste it into a program, which will then strip everything out of it apart from the actual text, and then copy it back from said program.

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OS X Mavericks :: Calendar Icon On Dock Is Displaying Date On Red Part Of Notepad Rather Than In White

Jun 24, 2014

My calendar icon on the dock is displaying the date on the red part of the "notepad" rather than in the white blank space.

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OS X :: To Use A Wildcard In Textedit?

Aug 23, 2010

Is there a way to use a wildcard with Find and Replace in Textedit.

I have: word1 word2 word3

I need to wrap them in quotation marks and add commas. The final result I'm after is 'word1' , 'word2' , 'word3'

Is there any easy way to do this-- other than typing them? Otherwise, I've got a lot of typing to do.

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Mac Pro :: OS X 10.9.2 - TextEdit Keeps Hanging

Jun 23, 2014

Running OSX 10.9.2 on a MacPro (2x2.26 GHz QuadCore; 32 gig 1066 MHz). In the last few weeks TextEdit will open and work once, but when I go back to it later in the day it's spinning and I have to Force Quit it, reopen, to get it to work (again, only once). I can't find an update to it anywhere - what can I do? I use it a lot to reformat text.

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OS X :: How To Restore TextEdit From Trash

Aug 12, 2009

By mistake I have deleted textEdit and found it in trash as folder named- Contents Can anyone tell me how to restore it from there

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OS X :: Editing Files In Textedit?

Jan 18, 2010

Hi everyone! I made the switch to Mac recently after my Dell laptop crashed, and I had just had enough of Vista. I'm LOVING it and getting accustomed to it, but one thing is driving me completely CRAZY and I hate it-

I run a website and on my PC, I would simply edit the coding myself, in notepad. They are PHP files, and uploaded perfectly, no problems.

I opened the file to update the site tonight and it opened in Opera, and didnt show my code. I selected to open it in textedit, and edited it fine, uploaded, etc. After awhile, I found something else that needed to be updated and opened in TextEdit again and now it only shows me a PREVIEW of that PHP file, and not the coding. How can I fix this-- or what else can I use that's going to strictly show me the code only and edit it?

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Applications :: TextEdit Will Not Quit

Jun 14, 2010

I have a situation in which TextEdit simply will not Quit. It is constantly loaded. Even after a system reboot TextEdit is always loaded and displays a blank text edit window. The blank text edit window can be closed by not TextEdit application itself. Somehow, perhaps some setting, configuration, or possible conflict with another program it is being forced to stay open. It is not causing any system problems to my knowledge, but it is an irritant.

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MacBook :: Cannot Save My New TextEdit

Feb 22, 2012

System shows The document untitled could not be saved as untitled.rftd


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MacBook Air :: TextEdit Should Have A Scrollbar

Mar 17, 2012

Apparently Apple has decided TextEdit does not need a permanent scrollbar, and that users won't mind going through two steps to make it appear temporarily. 

I hate this and now will need to download a different simple text-editing program. A scrollbar is necessary for text writing. Shame on Apple.

MacBook Air

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: Cannot Edit TextEdit

Apr 9, 2012

TextEdit will not let me write to my own Read and Write document. When I try to make a selection by dragging my curser, I get a graphic line within a yellow square.

TextEdit, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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MacBook Pro :: Textedit Won't Launch 10.7.4?

May 17, 2012

I updated from 10.7.3 to 10.7.4 last night. Now booting takes much longer - as if Finder is taking an extra 5 minutes to load. Then I tried to launch Preview and Textedit for work and neither will launch. They bounce in the dock for a couple of seconds then disappear. I've looked around the net and couldn't find anything that helps. Anyone got any idea how to fix this?

MacBook Pro (15-inch Late 2008), Mac OS X (10.7.2), 8 GB RAM

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OS X V10.7 Lion :: TextEdit Saving Without Asking?

Jun 4, 2012

My computer is set up with a network drive that does not allow for the new feature "versions" to function properly. I guess at some point a window popped up and asked if I wanted to save anyway and I clicked the "do not show message again" and cancel. Well it has remembered my choice to not show this message again but now it just permanently overwrites and saves text files when I close them without even hesitating. So 10 minutes ago I had a very important file open and accidentally modified it, I was done with the file but did not want to save it so instead of undoing I just closed the file. This new system has completely overwritten the file with this new version and when I reopen it there are no undo options or previous versions available to restore. How do I turn this stupid feature off?

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OS X Mavericks :: Can't Restore TextEdit

Jun 5, 2014

I had to restore my whole iMac (OS 10.9.3, intel) from Time Machine backup and now TextEdit.app is corrupted and cannot be restored.  (Don't know what broke system.  Virus scan says it is clean.)   

I tried to individually restore TextEdit from Time Machine but a dialog box says "'TextEdit.app' can't be modified or deleted because it's required by OS X."  Interestingly, TextEdit worked fine just the day before but, according to Time Machine, it has been broken since January.  I tried to restore it from the January backup, but the same dialog box pops up telling me it can't be done.

iMac, OS X Mavericks (10.9.3)

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Applications :: How To Control The Margins In TextEdit

Dec 13, 2004

How do you control the margins in TextEdit?

I am trying to create a manual which includes some screen snaps which fit on A4 paper, but TextEdit persistently has fat margins and won't print the images that are wider than width allowed by the margins.

The screen grabs appear on screen but when I print the document the wider images do not print although they leave a gap in the text equal to their height.

I have:

Adjusted the preferences:

� for window width which is in No of Characters (how wide is a character when you are using rtf?)

� checked Wrap to window which shows a page view but the margins don't change

� I have created an entire new page in Page Setup with fixed margins and selected it but nothing changes

Mac Help says the margins can be altered by dragging the page margin markers in the ruler, but they will not drag outside what seems to be the default margins, This wouldn't help with top and bottom margins anyway.

I have tried using Acrobat PDF as the printer but again I get no further options and nothing changes.

I am at my wits end. TextEdit is almost temptingly useful except for the weird UI.

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Mac Pro :: I/O-open Error 5 On Applications/textedit?

Aug 12, 2008

I am having some real "first" problems with my Mac Pro. The "repair" function is not able to do anything with it. Before I replace the disc, is there something I can do without replacing the disc? I have no idea what this malfunction is or how o understand it. This is my first Mac since the late '90's and I expected problems, it's a computer, and am not sure of the steps I need to analyze the problem or how to correct it. The only thing I need to back up are my clients photographs. The rest is replaceable. Perhaps I should also get advice on how to properly burn CD's for b/u of my wifes email. Well, my email also.

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OS X :: How To Get Fonts To Display In TextEdit And Other Apps

Apr 30, 2009

When I select a font in TextEdit, it doesn't show what the font looks like; they all appear with the same, generic font. It does this in a few other apps too. In the Mac version of MS Office this doesn't happen. Is there a simple way to fix this as I'm appalling at remembering what a font looks like with just the name of it in front of me!

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Applications :: Install Textedit Again After Deleting?

May 11, 2009

I think i deleted it, how can i install it again?

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OS X :: Opening Textclipping Files With Textedit?

May 15, 2009

textclipping files are cool, but not as useful as they could be. I'd like to be able to open them in textedit (or similar) to select parts of the clipping, but that doesn't work.

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OS X :: TextEdit Not Opening At Last Position And Size?

Feb 16, 2010

I have a rather silly query. With most windows, they open in the last position and size that they were closed. This general behaviour appears to hold true for most applications, whether system preferences, native applications, or third party applications. However, I have noted - to my great frustration - that TextEdit does not conform to this behaviour. Instead, it chooses to open in a specific place and size each time, regardless of what I do. Anything I can do to fix this.

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Applications :: Print Timestamp In TextEdit?

May 4, 2010

Is there any way to print a timestamp in TextEdit? Basically, is it possible to make a macro that does this?

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Intel Mac :: Using TextEdit To Create A Webpage?

Feb 8, 2012

I've been using Microsoft Notepad to create web pages.  Now I have an iMac, I've tried to use TextEdit, but when I save the the file as html you can see all my code. Do I need a Mac version of Notepad

iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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