How to Use a Text Editor in Your Browser

Whether you are an editor for wikiHow or collecting information for an article or reports, having ready access to a text editor can greatly simplify things by your notes convenient.

Steps

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    Create the text document. You will either use a document that you already have or create a new one.
    1. Right click on the desktop.
    2. Click on Text Document.
    3. Give the document an appropriate name and save it.
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    Find the location where you saved it (the desktop is the best spot).
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    Left click the document and drag it to your browser. It will automatically open up a blank tab.
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    Depending on your browser, do what you need to do to bookmark that tab.
    • A good option is to add it to the Favorites Toolbar or the Bookmarks Toolbar. This makes it very easy to access.
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    Copy and paste whatever you want to have handy.
    • As an editor, you can copy and paste information that you use a lot, like notes to other editors or IRC commands.
    • You will need to put the information onto the original text document. You can copy the info from the text document in the tab, but you can't add it there.
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    If you need to have the ability to copy to the tabbed document, try using Google Docs.

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Categories: Writing and Editing