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Used to manipulate text files of various formats.

  • Display information about foo.rtf:

textutil -info {{foo.rtf}}

  • Convert foo.rtf into foo.html:

textutil -convert {{html}} {{foo.rtf}}

  • Convert rich text to normal text:

textutil {{foo.rtf}} -convert {{txt}}

  • Convert foo.txt into foo.rtf, using Times 10 for the font:

textutil -convert {{rtf}} -font {{Times}} -fontsize {{10}} {{foo.txt}}

  • Load all RTF files in the current directory, concatenates their contents, and writes the result out as index.html with the HTML title set to "Several Files":

textutil -cat {{html}} -title "Several Files" -output {{index.html}} *.rtf