Which is the best text editor to use for OS X configuration files?
Macs have always provided good tools to support writing in different languages, and Yosemite has continued to advance them. But how can you tailor and extend them?
We who forge words into documents lack anything as powerful as Illustrator or Photoshop are to graphics.
When I go to edit a text file that I have earlier changed and saved, the app refuses. Why?
Few computer products thrive for over 30 years: the Mac (31 years young), Unix in its many guises (46), and TeX (37) each spring to mind.
Once acquired, text needs to be structured and formatted. This guides you through different formats and editing options.
This second article considers how text is entered into your Mac: mainly by the keyboard, but also briefly covers speech and scanned input.
In the first of a series, this explains how Macs work with Unicode, how to get the best out of that, and how to fix its problems.