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Using TextEdit on HTML files Apps
TextEdit is a WYSIWYG editor. If you open up an HTML file, and you don't just see HTML tags, but you actually see the web document.

You can shut this off by specifying in the preferences to turn rich text encoding on or off for HTML files.

Sorta a neat feature, I wish the turn off rich text was a menu command as opposed to a preference.
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Authored by: Anonymous on Apr 03, '01 12:31:49PM

Assuming you have the final version of OSX, there is a format menu that has the option of toggling back and forth between rich and plain text. (or shift + command + T)



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Authored by: Anonymous on Apr 03, '01 12:57:47PM

Unfortunately, this eliminates all HTML tags... Anybody know of a way to change this? (I didn't see it in the prefs)



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WYSIWYG HTML editing
Authored by: Anonymous on Apr 03, '01 11:40:02PM
It appears that Apple has pulled the system wide HTML parsing services all together. According to the Project Builder's release note:
HTML editing support removed Project Builder no longer attempts to allow WYSIWYG editing of HTML. It now loads HTML files into the simple text editor. This decision may be revisited when the future of the HTML editing technology we relied on is clearer.
I read somewhere that decision had been made becuase of problems in the old HTML parsing framework. I don't know what they were, though.

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