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Run TextEdit As Root

Need to edit a file as root, make sure TextEdit isn’t running, then open the Terminal and: sudo /Applications/TextEdit.app/Contents/MacOS/TextEdit & open -a “TextEdit” /etc/hosts The first command (line) runs TextEdit as root; the second one tells it to open the

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Change Default Save Location From iCloud

In Mountain Lion, the default save location for TextEdit, iWork, Preview and other apps, is iCloud. You have to expand the save dialog and then choose where you want to save a file locally. In the GUI there is no

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