Basic word processing in TextEdit


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Basic word processing in TextEdit

TextEdit is Apple's text editing application. While it's not a full-blown word processing application like Apple's Pages or Microsoft Word, it has a surprising amount of power for a free text editor. Let's take a look at it. I will launch it from Spotlight, press Return, and here is our TextEdit window. Now TextEdit looks a bit like a word processing application that you might have seen in from the mid 90s. So there is not a ton of stuff in here but there are some useful things.

So I will enter some text, then I can select that text and from the Styles menu choose a new style for that. And the default back here. I can choose another font. Let's say Birch Std. That's nearly unbeatable. I can also type in the first few letters of a font and produce that, so there is Times.

You can choose different styles for your font. put that into Italic, Bold, Bold-Italic. And note these styles are different than what I've pulled here. When I use this Styles menu this is the OS i...

Basic word processing in TextEdit
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Basic word processing in TextEdit provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Christopher Breen as part of the Mac OS X Lion Essential Training

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Business
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Mac OS X
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