TextPad Configuration

  1. Click on Configure menu & choose Preferences textpad-configure-menu.jpg
  2. Click on File on the left side menu
    1. "Number of recent files on File menu" = 9 (or whatever number you'd like) textpad-number-recent-files.jpg
  3. Click on View on the left side menu
    1. Check box next to "Line numbers" textpad-line-numbers.jpg
  4. Click on the + next to Document Classes on the left side menu, so that there is a submenu under Document Classes textpad-document-classes.jpg
  5. Click on Default on the left side menu, under Document Classes
    1. "Create new files as:" = UNIX textpad-create-as-unix.jpg
  6. Click on the + next to Default, so that there is a submenu under Default textpad-default.jpg
  7. Click on Tabulation, under Default
    1. "Default tab spacing" = 2
    2. "Indent size" = 2
    3. Check box next to "Convert new tabs to spaces"
    4. Check box next to "Convert existing tabs to spaces when saving files" textpad-tabulation.jpg
  8. Click on OK to close Preferences
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