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HT2523 TextEdit won't open ".txt" docs.

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Feb 18, 2013 12:50 PM

I have several documents that have been saved in ".txt".  However, when I attempt to open them, garbage appears rather than text.


How can I open them so that they can be read?


Thanks for your help.



MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion


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