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OS X® Mountain Lion Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Yvonne Johnson

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21. Using TextEdit

In This Chapter

• Configuring TextEdit so it works like a proper word processing application

• Examining Autosave, Versions, and Documents in the Cloud

• Navigating, editing, and formatting a document

• Creating tables

TextEdit is Mountain Lion’s built-in word processing application. Not just a little “plain-text” editor any more, it has enough features to handle most of your word processing needs. Be that as it may, if you do very much word processing, you probably use Pages or Microsoft Word instead of TextEdit.

When outlining this book, I decided that I couldn’t devote as many pages to TextEdit as I would like to. So in this chapter, I cover a lot of information in a few pages by stripping out the “small talk” and listing ...

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