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Show rulers in TextEdit Apps
I just discovered this. Command-R shows a MacWrite like ruler in TextEdit. I looked for help on this topic but found nothing. Don't know how to make the different tab types work but the added functionality is a welcome discovery.

[Editor's note: I'd overlooked this one myself, as I usually use TextEdit in plain text mode. To enable the rulers, you must first make sure you're in Rich Text mode (Edit -> Make Rich Text). Once you've done that, you can, indeed, show the rulers.]
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adjusting margins?
Authored by: jk on May 07, '01 03:17:55AM

does anyone know of a way to adjust the margins? they seem to be stuck on one-inch margins, but i would like to make them smaller to get more text space.

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Authored by: ClaF on May 07, '01 08:40:53AM

In the Format/Text menu (I'm translating the menu items from the Italian version, so they mau vary) there are all the rulers commands, and they are very interesting. You can even copy/paste the ruler (i.e. its settings) from a document to another,and this is incredibly useful. I think Apple's OS X bundled software has something great to do, but they simply don't have proper documentation... The Help is nothing more than a brochure, while OS 9 help was very complete...

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Ruler (more features)
Authored by: webbix on May 07, '01 06:56:30PM

Thanks for the tip on the rulers. While I was playing around to see what it would do I noted that there are multiple undo levels (did not count but 8 or 10?). Not bad for a text editor.

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