Unlike Windows, you can’t create a new blank text file on your Mac. However, with a quick Apple Script or Terminal command, all of that changes.
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If you open a text file create in Unix system in Windows, the text won’t be displayed correctly. Here is how you can convert it from Unix format to Windows.
Researching on the Internet can sometimes be cumbersome. The Save Text To File extension for Firefox allows you to save highlighted text in any web page into a .txt file, then save it in any location on your hard drive.
We have shown you how to use Markdown to quickly produce clean HTML from text, but what if you also want to produce an ebook using the same content as you have on the web? There is another tool that allows you to take Markdown and turn it into OpenOffice/LibreOffice documents, PDF’s, or even e-books suitable for a Kindle or other e-reader.
If you want to keep your task list portable and future proof, no software does that better than todo.txt. It’s a command line script that saves your tasks to a simple text file — one that you can move between different computers and operating systems with ease. Todo.txt has been covered on Make Tech Easier […]
Microsoft Word is used by countless Windows users to create and modify documents. While Word offers a number of useful document creation applications, it still is not a very user-friendly solution when it comes to collaborating on a document with others. If you collaborate on a Word document without using a third-party application, you would […]