Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Unlock the Power of Google Chrome: How to Use It as a Text Editor

Google Chrome
Are you looking for a lightweight and versatile text editor that won't take up valuable space on your computer? 

Look no further than Google Chrome! 

While it's primarily known as a web browser, Chrome can also function as a powerful text editor, complete with formatting tools. 

Whether you're a developer, writer, or just looking for a simple way to edit text files, this guide has got you covered.

Here's how to do it.
  • Open a new tab in Chrome
  • Enter data:text/html, <html contenteditable> in the addressbar.
  • Start typing!
Note:  You can bookmark the page for when you next need a text editor.

Google Chrome as Text Editor
fig.1 Google Chrome as a Text Editor

If you want to keep the text or prevent its loss if you close the tab, be sure to save it.  

Here's how:
  • Press CTRL+S.
  • Select location, 
  • Enter filename 
  • Select Save As Type - Webpage Single File or Webpage Complete.
  • Click Save
Note: The file will be saved as an html file that can be reopened by Chrome or other web brosers (and for that matter, Microsoft Word).

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