Remove default text when starting a new document

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Sander Datema

17 Oct, 2012 02:39 PM

Every time you start a new document, you get the default welcome text. After a while that gets very annoying. I'd love to have it turned of after it showed once.

  1. Support Staff 2 Posted by Jesse Grosjean on 17 Oct, 2012 02:45 PM

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    It's pretty obscure right now. But if you open and type:

    defaults write com.foldingtext.FoldingText ShowWelcomeText -bool false

    It will go away.

  2. 3 Posted by Jeff Hong on 21 Oct, 2012 06:15 PM

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    Thanks for the tip. I was wondering about this as well. I think future versions should include the option to remove this text.

  3. 4 Posted by GediWorrier on 21 Oct, 2012 11:05 PM

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    Not an option to remove the text, just make it a "oncer", to open once only (people can save it as a doc if they want to read it again). IAWriter does this whenever there is an upgrade. The first time you use it after an upgrade, you get a document explaining what has been done. Very effective. I can close it with or without saving, and it doesn't appear again.


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