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Using TextEdit on the Mac to edit a raw text file

freedom22 asked
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
I am using Snow Leopard on a Mac Mini and I want to edit a document this is just html, not formatted text. How do I use TextEdit to edit this document? When I right click the document and chose "open with" and select TextEdit, the document opens as a rendered web page instead of html. I want to be able to use some application like I do "Notepad" on Windows and not have the file render as a web page, but rather just edit the html.

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