Liquid looks set to be a fixture on my Mac. It’s an app which lets you carry out transformations and operations on any selected text, which doesn’t sound like much unless you write for a living, or just have to… Read more ›
Tag Archive: Text
It’s easy to create a password protected text file by using the command line text editor ‘vi’. This is infinitely useful for privacy purposes, whether the protected file is for containing login details, various passwords, personal information, a private journal, or just about anything else that you want stored securely in a single password protected text file.
Vi is considered a bit advanced and has a fairly steep learning [Read More...]
Finding words and searching for text directly on webpages in Safari post iOS 7 has changed slightly, and though there seems to be significant confusion about how to use the new find words and phrases feature, rest assured the feature has not been removed from Safari, the find feature is just accessed slightly different than it was before.
To demonstrate how “find on page” works in the new version [Read More...]
When you’re writing up a long document, or even in the middle of a simple one, it’s good to be able to move around and edit in the text without taking your hands off the keyboard. All the little switches from keyboard to mouse and back again take up valuable time, and–perhaps more importantly–force you […]
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One of the biggest complaints we’ve heard regarding iOS 7 is about the font change (the other complaint is usually about battery life, which is also extremely easy to fix). The new default system font is fairly narrow in weight, and as a result it can make text difficult to read throughout the various menus, settings, notifications, and even the Home Screen as icon text [Read More...]
Is there any end to the awesomeness of Drafts? The write-once-send-anywhere app for iOS has added a great new sharing feature for those using iOS 7, without developer Greg Pierce having to do anything. If you use AirDrop, you can send a chunk of text to anyone else with an AirDrop-capable device, even if they […]
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Whitespace is an note-taking iPhone app that kind of combines Q Branchâ€™s Vesper with a corkboard concept (only without the actual cork texture — this is the age of iOS 7 after all). Itâ€™s slick, it works with pictures, and itâ€™s free (ish). I take as many photo notes with my iPhone as I take […]
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Nitro is a very promising new todo list app for the Mac (plus a bunch of hippie platforms). It keeps your notes in a plain text file on Dropbox, and is available free from the Mac App Store. Nitro works around a todo.txt file, the favorite todo list format of nerds everywhere. And as it […]
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If you’re comfortable with the command line and ever in a situation where you need to find and replace a word, phrase, URL, or character across a group of multiple text documents, perl does the job quite well. A simple command string will very quickly perform a group batch find and replace on text, whether in a single document or spanning a [Read More...]