How can I make textedit start with a new (blank) document?
Instead of it starting up with a dialogue box to select an existing or start a new document.
Go to the menu bar and try File > New
That dismisses the dialogue box for me, but I guess you may be asking how to stop the dialogue popping up in the first place.
No Preference I can see to get rid of that dialogue box.
@Alley_Cat thanks for the ideas.
I turned off System Preferences > iCloud > Documents&Data - problem solved.
I'll use DropBox instead - it provides the options for a better experience. I hope Apple keep working on iCloud so that it doesn't go the way of Moble Me.
Thank you. It works. When I need to paste a quick note someplace I just want a blank page to open.
So far (for me) iCloud is a disaster for Calendars and Contacts. No wonder Steve Jobs tried to buy DropBox for a billion dollars. It works!
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