[colug-432] Text Editor

Jeff Frontz jeff.frontz at gmail.com
Thu Jun 22 17:47:25 EDT 2017

TextEdit (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TextEdit ) is the stock MacOS
GUI-based text editor (it's been in /Applications since at least 10.5, if
not before).  vi/vim and emacs (GNU's) are also standard (though they
nominally require using the Terminal application (in

Have the Mac user double-click on the .txt file in the Finder; It Just


On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 5:27 PM, tom <thomas.w.cranston at gmail.com> wrote:

> Anybody have one foot in the Mac world? I sent .txt from my Linux
> machine to a Mac user running OS Sierra. Does Sierra have a text editor?
> It does have a script editor, but I told him to leave that alone as he
> might break his system. I have 10.6.8 on an older MacBook. It has both a
> text editor and a script editor. The text editor is in utilities on it.
> Tom
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