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Find Graphics in TextEdit .rtfd Files

Want to find the graphics in a TextEdit document in the .rtfd format? The document is actually a package - a special kind of folder that looks like a file. To see and extract just the graphics, Control-click the document and choose Show Package Contents. A new window opens showing you just the embedded images, along with a TXT.RTF file that contains the text of the file.

 
 

Moving to iCloud Drive

With the arrival of iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 Yosemite, iCloud documents are moving to Apple’s new iCloud Drive service — sometimes seamlessly, sometimes not. Here’s what happened when Michael Cohen upgraded to the new service.

 
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