4th December 2019


What is a plain text file?

Plain text, as you might have guessed, is rather plain. It supports standard ASCII characters, including numbers, symbols, and spaces, but does not support any type of text formatting. You can use a basic text editor such as Notepad or WordPad (for Windows) or TextEdit (for Mac) to create a plain text document.

Also asked, how do you create a new text file?

Another way to create a text file is to right-click on your Desktop screen and in the menu that appears, click New and then click Text Document. Creating a text file this way opens your default text editor with a blank text file on your Desktop. You can change the name of the file to anything you want.

How do I save a WordPad document as a PDF?

To create PDF files from Microsoft WordPad documents (rtf to pdf): Open the WordPad document that you want to convert to PDF file. Go to File->Print and select novaPDF from the Printers' list. Click on Print and choose a location where to save the PDF file.

How can I open a text file?

Import a text file by opening it in Excel
  1. Go to File > Open. If you're using Excel 2007, click the Microsoft Office Button , and then click Open.
  2. Select Text Files from the Open dialog box.
  3. Locate and double-click the text file that you want to open.
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