Not mentioned in the release notes, the new version of TextEdit is a bold attempt to provide a Dark Mode which is infuriating, confusing, and inconsistent. Avoid it.
Gets your Rich Text documents working properly in Light and Dark modes, and extensive support for editing, including live word and character count.
Now lets you set your own default font and size applied to all new windows, and offers better reduced contrast appearance in both Dark and Light modes.
How to extend TextEdit to create bi-modal text, and add more styles to DelightEd, TextEdit, and other apps. And how to use Font Traits.
First candidate for a final release, this counts the words and characters in your Rich Text as you type or edit them.
Also fixes Endarken and Enlighten for changing the colour of Rich Text and its behaviour in Light and Dark Modes.
A reduced contrast option should make Dark Mode easier on the eyes, and there’s additional help for converting text to work fully in both Light and Dark modes.
When you need to create a document which displays properly in both modes, Rich Text is the answer – here’s how to get it right first time.
Finishing off some of the details in this unique app which analyses text in many different languages. And a decidedly naughty Rich Text editor which lets you set appearance for each of its windows.
We’re still writing most text in black on a white background on displays with wide colour and high-resolution. Why not use colour for additional meaning?