Beginning at the Beginning - File Systems and Plain Text Files
Every general purpose computer has some type of file system to store, organize, and ultimately retrieve the files we create. Contemporary systems such as Windows and Mac OS use a graphic user interface (GUI) in which the file system is represented as a nested series of folders and files.
Windows Explorer - an Introduction to the Windows folder and directory system
Have you ever wondered where a file comes from? You load a program and try to open a file you saved earlier, but you don't understand all the folders on the screen. This online course will help explain Windows Explorer and the folder system your computer uses to keep track of files.
A Beginner's Guide to the Mac - Finder Basics
These pages are intended to help those who are new to the Mac Operating System (OS) get acquainted with their new environment. Many of the tips will also be valuable to more experienced users.
Mac OS: About Folders, Directories, and Pathnames
Sometimes it is helpful to describe a file or folder by its pathname. This article discusses the relationship between folders, pathnames, and directories.
Microsoft Notepad - Online Tutorial
Walks you through all the menu options on the Windows Notepad.
Mac 101: TextEdit
When you need to create text documents, TextEdit is a highly versatile word processor, including tools to format and layout your page, edit and stylize text, check spelling, create tables and lists, import graphics, work with HTML, and even add music and movie files.
Mac OS X: How to Set Up TextEdit as an HTML or Plain Text Editor
TextEdit renders HTML by default. You may change its preferences to act as a plain text editor, for use in editing HTML or configuration files, for example.
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