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colinwalker
colinwalker
This is a handy trick. I had installed Jeena Parediesโ€™ TextEd.app replacement for the default TextEdit app because there was no way in the preferences to open with a blank file by default. The only problem with this is that the Mac would never remember setting TextEd to be the... colinwalker.blog
eli
eli

@colinwalker this is magic! Thanks for sharing

colinwalker
colinwalker

@eli Check the comments for a bit more on it.

smokey
smokey

@colinwalker Doing anything app-specifically (e.g. com.apple.TextEdit), if possible, is usually preferable doing something globally (-g) across the OS, unless you really want to change the behavior of every single app. At least that's what I was taught back in the old days :-)

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colinwalker
colinwalker

@smokey Yeah, I realised that and modified it. Was going to post an update. ๐Ÿ‘

smokey
smokey

@colinwalker ๐Ÿ‘